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New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough...

High Desert Hangar Stories

Courtesy photographThe end of the story, the final resting place of 1st Lt. Joseph Fluty in the Visalia District Cemetery.Lockheed remembers one of...

World’s largest airplane makes first flight

Photograph by Peter W. Merlin Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane, took to the air for the first time April 13, following more than eight years...

America’s 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

NASA photographJerrie Cobb poses next to a Mercury spaceship capsule. And, although she never flew in space, Cobb, along with 24 other women,...

Mojave Air and Spaceport hosts annual Experimental Fly-In

Photograph by Cathy HansenThe celebration kicked off the night before with the Indoor Fly-in Build & Fly Competition in the Witt Event Center,...

Northrop’s Cygnus successfully completes rendezvous, berthing with ISS

NASA photographNorthrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for a robotic capture. Northrop Grumman announced April 19 that the “S.S. Roger Chaffee”...

The Raiders remembered

Courtesy photographLt. Col. Richard Cole, last of the Doolittle Raiders. Last week an airman died, and with his passing so too comes the end...

Northrop Grumman KC-135 infrared countermeasures system for achieves Milestone C

Air Force photographNorthrop Grumman’s laser-based LAIRCM infrared countermeasure packages advanced missile warning sensors, a pointer/tracker and processor into a pod that can be...

Brigade combat team Soldiers will help decide the Army’s Future Tactical...

Martin UAV, LLC photographRecently, the Army announced a contract award up to $99.5 million to Martin UAV LLC and Textron AAI Corp. for...

U.S. Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East...

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chris ThornburyThree F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 4th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxi after landing at Al...