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May 15, 1918: At approximately 11:30 a.m., the U.S. Post Office inaugurated regular airmail service, using Curtiss JN-4H biplanes to fly between Washington, D.C.,...

B-52 Completes Successful Hypersonic Kill Chain Employment

A B-52 Stratofortress from the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., conducted a successful simulated hypersonic kill chain employment from...

STPSat-6 safely arrives in Florida

The U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Space Test Program Satellite–6 space vehicle arrived at Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Fla., May...

Autonomous aircraft ‘brain’ completes first Skyborg flights

The 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., took part in a series of flight tests using a 19-foot unmanned aircraft launched...

Navy completes F/A-18, AARGM-ER flight with separation test vehicle

The U.S. Navy completed an Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER)  captive carry flight on an F/A-18 Super Hornet April 22, 2021,...

SBIRS GEO-5 encapsulated ahead of upcoming launch

The U.S. Space Force’s Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-5 satellite was encapsulated on April 30, 2021, at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla. The...

Roth, Brown, Raymond present Air & Space Forces priorities to Congress

Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth told a congressional subcommittee May 7, 2021, that both the Air and Space forces are moving...

Army senior leaders seek sustained, consistent funding in new budget

The Army requires consistent, predictable and sustained funding for readiness and modernization efforts to ensure overmatch against a near-peer competitor, the acting Army secretary...

Space Security Challenge 2021: Hack-A-Sat 2 registration opens, qualification round date...

The U.S. Air and Space Forces in collaboration with the security research community opened registration today for the qualification round of the second annual...

Army researchers make step toward lighter armor

Army researchers contributed to the development of lighter armored vehicles for Soldiers with new computational and theoretical models. According to Army researcher Dr. Benjamin Szajewski, the...