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Guardian’s first launch as program manager for USSF launch

Guardians and Airmen from the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise team successfully launched an experimental research payload for the Air Force Research...

Skyborg ACS has successful first flight

The Skyborg leadership team conducted a two-hours and 10 minute flight test April 29, 2021, of the Skyborg autonomy core system aboard a Kratos...

Defense official says hypersonics vital to modernization strategy, battlefield dominance

Hypersonic systems are among the highest priorities in the Defense Department's modernization strategy to ensure continued U.S. battlefield dominance, said the principal director for...

U.S. sends medical supplies to India to help in COVID-19 fight

A lot of progress has been made against COVID-19, but it's still a global pandemic. As part of a whole-of-government effort to slow and eventually...

B-52s arrive in Qatar in support of Afghanistan drawdown

Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar,...

Marine Corps MQ-9 reaches 10,000 flight hours in CENTCOM

On March 31, 2021, the Marine Corps’ first MQ-9A Unmanned Aerial System achieved 10 thousand total flight hours in the Central Command area of...

U.S. plans to keep threats in check even after Afghanistan withdrawal

By Sept. 11, 2021, all U.S. forces must be out of Afghanistan. But that doesn't mean that the U.S. will be at the mercy...

MQ-9 Reaper mods targeted to provide capability for near peer threats

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s MQ-9 Program Office is moving forward with several fleet enhancement capabilities aimed at increasing MQ-9s effectiveness against...

Pentagon completes first counter drone technology demonstration

Technology developers came together to show their latest in counter drone technology during a demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Focused on Low Collateral Effects...
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Low-cost tech prepares Army for new threats

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--Army researchers, as part of a national security team, are keeping a close eye on the evolution of new, low-cost threat emitters...