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Craftsmen keep largest wind tunnels in the world running at peak...

They are considered indispensable. Those at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., who observe their contributions every day...

AFRL tests in-house, rapidly developed small engine

The Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrated a new and ultra-responsive approach to turbine engine development with the initial testing of the Responsive Open Source...

Goldfein outlines risks of budget uncertainties

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein warned Nov. 6 that budget uncertainties could affect dozens of programs ranging from F-35 Lighting...

AFRL collaboration yields testing capability for additive manufactured heat exchangers

AFRL is turning up the heat!  A state-of-the-art Air Force Research Laboratory testing capability for new additive manufactured heat exchangers is now up and...

Boeing proposes ‘Fewest Steps to the Moon’ for NASA’s human lander

On Nov. 5, Boeing submitted a proposal to NASA for an integrated Human Lander System designed to safely take astronauts to the surface of...

Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy synthetic chemical compounds...

Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS...

Forty years after hostage crisis, Iran remains hotbed of terrorism

Forty years ago on Nov. 4, 1979, a crowd of college students broke into the housing complex at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran,...

Barrett publicly sworn in as secretary of the Air Force

Barbara M. Barrett was publicly sworn in Nov. 2 as the 25th Secretary of the Air Force at the symbolically potent U.S. Air Force...

Special Forces NCO receives Medal of Honor for heroics in Afghanistan

President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to Master Sgt. Matthew Williams Wednesday, for his actions in Shok Valley that saved the...

End of an Era: JSTARS flies last sortie out of CENTCOM

An 18-year long deployment of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, and the...