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Army engineering center tests new unmanned aircraft system

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center's newly acquired unmanned aircraft system took to the skies for its first formal set of survey flights...

X-37B breaks record, lands after 780 days in orbit

The Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 successfully landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida Oct. 27, 2019,...

Air Force hosts Hypersonics Pitch Day

The U.S. Air Force hosts the first-ever Hypersonics Pitch Day on Nov. 7, at the Doolittle Institute in Niceville, Fla.   The purpose of Air Force...

Marine Corps F-35Bs, USS America train together

Approximately one dozen, fully-operational F-35B Lightning IIs embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) Oct. 8 during routine training in the...

Safe from sound?

AFRL experts collect data inside hardened aircraft shelters around the world Acoustics researchers in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing are collecting...

Air Force requests proposals for light attack aircraft

The Air Force released final requests for proposal Oct. 24, 2019, for a limited number of Textron Aviation AT-6 and Sierra Nevada Corporation/Embraer Defense &...

Global Hawk redeploys from Yokota Air Base to Andersen Air Force...

Pacific Air Forces redeployed a squadron of 319th Reconnaissance Wing Global Hawk RQ-4s from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam,...

705th Combat Training Squadron Executes Coalition Virtual Flag 19-4

The 705th Combat Training Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., home to the Distributed Mission Operations Center, has a mission to develop, integrate...

Senate confirms Barrett to be Secretary of the Air Force

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Barbara Barrett to be the 25th Secretary of the Air Force, Oct. 16, 2019, clearing the way for the experienced...

U.S. sends additional capabilities to Saudi Arabia

In the wake of an Iranian attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last month, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper announced that more capabilities...