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Milley dedicates Gold Star Families’ exhibit at Pentagon

The Gold Star Families Pentagon display was dedicated at its permanent home at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes in a ceremony Oct. 29, 2020. "The...

Shortfalls of defensive hypersonic weapons must be addressed, NORAD general says

Hypersonic weapons are changing the nature of warfare and the insular security that North America has enjoyed for centuries, the leader tasked with defending the...

U.S. Transportation Command considers next steps for potential space logistics

Transporting cargo in the cosmos may seem unimaginable now, but the innovative capability could become a reality in the not too distant future. U.S....
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Space Force leader discusses newest military service

The leader of the Space Force discussed his service's partnerships and relations with Congress and the Air Force on Oct. 27. Space Force Gen. John...

First USAF pilot hits 1,000 flying hours in F-35A

On Oct. 22, 2020, 388th Fighter Wing pilots flew a four-on-six tactical intercept mission over the Utah Test and Training Range in the F-35A...

AFWERX announces record response, $38 million for ‘Flying Car’ topic

AFWERX is recommending more than 250 proposals as part of its X20D Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, Open Topic solicitation, a record in the...

Military to play logistics-only role in COVID-19 vaccine effort

U.S. military personnel won't be administering any COVID-19 vaccines to the American people once the vaccines are approved for use. But the U.S. military will...
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Space Force leader charts service’s galactic mission

The chief of space operations and commander of U.S. Space Command discussed challenges the U.S. is facing in space and the Space Force's efforts...

5GAT drone ready for first flight

The Fifth Generation Aerial Target will take its first flight later this month at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, following nearly flawless completion of ground-based...

Small Diameter Bomb II approved for operational use

The Small Diameter Bomb II program reached a major milestone Sept. 23, 2020, when the weapon was approved for F-15E Strike Eagle operational flights. The...