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Black Hawk aviation crews test new Army aircraft survivability system

The latest countermeasures designed to improve Army aircraft survivability were tested here by helicopter aircrews based out of Fort Hood, Texas. Soldiers from the 3rd...

Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force technicians on the...

For the first time, No. 36 Squadron (36SQN) has worked to get U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemasters back into the air under a new cross-servicing...

Operation Rapid Forge concludes

Operation Rapid Forge concluded July 25, 2019, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. The 10-day operation helped ensure U.S. forces’ ability to fulfill the European Deterrence...

AFRL launched largest unmanned space structure on SpaceX Falcon Heavy

A satellite spanning nearly the length of a football field was launched on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., June...

Navy to commission guided-missile destroyer Paul Ignatius

The U.S. Navy will commission its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), during a 10 a.m., EDT,...

Space Development Agency addresses growing capability gaps

The space domain is vital to warfighters, with information from satellites used for such things as communications, missile tracking and navigation. However, there are gaps...

Esper becomes 27th Defense Secretary

Dr. Mark T. Esper became the 27th defense secretary July 23, 2019, during an early evening White House swearing-in ceremony. Earlier in the day, by...

U.S. Air Force warns against joke event to ‘storm Area 51’

The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people “storm Area 51,” the top-secret...

U.S. begins process of ‘unwinding’ Turkey from F-35 Program, DOD officials...

The United States is "unwinding" Turkey from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program as a result of the country buying the Russian S-400 air...

Esper would continue Pentagon emphasis on readiness, partnerships, reform

Army Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper told senators that he would continue to prioritize training, modernization, building alliances and partnerships and reforming the Pentagon...