Air Force photograph by Capt. Mary Hook
Local

Citizen-Warrior: Military, police work go hand-in-hand for Guard member

Posted November 5, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith

Air Force Staff Sgt. Rodrigo Acosta, a security forces specialist with the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing in Tucson, said he felt fortunate to belong to an Arizona-based unit when he deployed to Kuwait last summer.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore
Local

Chief master sergeant of Air Force visits D-M

Posted November 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited several units at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., to speak with Airmen Oct. 22-24, 2018. During his visit, Chief Wright held discussions with members of the Desert Lighting Team about professional development as well as his priorities and vision for the future of our Air Force.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore
Local

PACE enhances D-M Airmen leadership skills

Posted October 29, 2018 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore Lt. Col. Trevor Rosenberg, Profession of Arms Center of Excellence senior instructor, listens to an Airman’s questions during an “Enhancing Human Capital” seminar at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2018. During this class, attendees are taught how to strengthen their leadership skills by developing a…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore
Local

563rd RQG realigns to the 355th FW

Posted October 12, 2018 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

The 563rd Rescue Group, a geographically-separated unit out of Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was realigned from the 23rd Wing to Davis-Monthan AFB’s 355th Fighter Wing Oct. 1, 2018. The realignment brought all rescue squadrons and maintenance units that fall under the 563rd RQG, to include other geographically-separated assets located at Nellis AFB, Nevada, under the supervision of the 355th FW.

Full Story »

Raytheon photograph
Local

Raytheon accelerates DeepStrike missile development

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Raytheon photograph Raytheon’s DeepStrike missile is the U.S. Army’s affordable solution that offers double the firepower, greater range and precision accuracy. TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company has completed a significant milestone in the development of its long-range DeepStrike™ missile to meet the U.S. Army’s Precision Strike Missile, or PrSM, requirement. The company has integrated its new launch…

Full Story »

Local

Raytheon, U.S. Army upgrade Excalibur projectile

Posted October 10, 2018 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon and the U.S. Army completed development of a revolutionary capability for cannon artillery by upgrading the combat-proven Excalibur® precision-guided projectile. The Excalibur Shaped Trajectory, or EST, variant will enable soldiers to eliminate targets in hard-to-reach locations by selecting the projectile’s terminal or final phase attack angle. With the Excalibur EST munition, soldiers can…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims
Local

Inside the mission: food service’s unique purpose

Posted October 10, 2018 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims Airmen stop by the salad bar for a more healthy option at the Desert Inn dining facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct 1, 2018. The dining facility provides food service excellence in support of Air Force readiness and peacetime missions. The 355th Force Support Squadron…

Full Story »

Army photograph
Local

U.S. Army completes qualification testing for new Stinger missile proximity fuze

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Army photograph The new proximity fuze enables the Stinger missile to destroy a wider array of battlefield threats such as enemy unmanned aircraft systems. TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has completed qualification testing for a new proximity fuze that significantly enhances the combat-proven Stinger® missile produced by Raytheon. During recent testing at Eglin Air Force Base…

Full Story »

Army photograph
Local

Raytheon, US Army improve TOW missile

Posted October 8, 2018 by

Army photograph Raytheon systems like the TOW missile enable ground forces to achieve overmatch against adversary armored and wheeled systems, regardless of the environment or conditions. TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company a $21 million contract to develop a new propulsion system for the venerable TOW® missile. The contract funds a three-year effort…

Full Story »

Local

Raytheon, Rheinmetall join forces for U.S. Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle competition

Posted October 8, 2018 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle-Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program. The global industry team will offer the new Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle paired with Raytheon weapons, sensors and system integration expertise to provide the Army with an advanced, modular, survivable and…

Full Story »

 
 


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.