While visitors at the Nellis Open House were able to get an up-close look at various aircraft that make up the last 70 years of aviation history, the U.S. Air Force's newest fifth-generation fighter aircraft may have produced the most 'oohs and awes' throughout the event Nov. 7, 8 and 9.
Courtesy photograph Workers at Tinker AFB, Okla., install critical 40/45 upgrades to E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft during programmed depot maintenance. The AWACS 40/45 program office, headquartered at Hanscom AFB, Mass., is the lead for delivering, and potentially accelerating, the upgrades. The Airborne Warning and Control System 40/45 program office is delivering, and…
Pilots from all U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa's fighter airframes came together at Spangdahlem Air Base Germany, in December to participate in a five-day training exercise called Iron Hand 15-2.
When the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center test fired the Peregrine rocket, Feb. 10, members of the local Army research and development community watched with great interest.
The Air Force and a small business partner developed an innovative, high-temperature, abrasion-resistant coating product that could directly improve the reliability and maintainability of weapon systems across the Air Force, including the F-35 Lightning II.
"Tunnel 9 has operated under a Combined Test Force construct from day one at Arnold Engineering Development Complex," said Dan Marren, director of the AEDC White Oak, Md., site.
The Space and Missiles Combined Test Force at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex recently completed its first Space Threat Assessment Test & Evaluation for the U.S. Navy.
The Army hopes the 120mm Guided Enhanced Fragmentation Mortar further improves soldiers' ability to put artillery on target.