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Warbirds of World War II

The FM2 Wildcat American airpower was key to the allied victory in World War II. Legendary warbirds flew in the skies over Europe and the...
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Warbirds of World War II

The B-25 Mitchell Bomber American airpower was key to the allied victory in World War II. Legendary warbirds flew in the skies over Europe and...

Air Force releases accident investigation report for S.C. F-16 crash

On Nov. 9, 2020, the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command released an accident investigation board report regarding an F-16CM crash that occurred June...

New spectrum operations strategy reveals DOD’s plan to master airwaves

Short of face-to-face conversation, wired internet or telephone land lines — a mystery to many young Americans — nearly every form of communication the Defense...

SMC, partners successfully launch fourth GPS III satellite

The U.S. Space Force, Space and Missile Systems Center and its mission partners successfully launched the fourth Global Positioning Systems III satellite at 6:24...

Korean War pilot achieves aviation first

From the time military aviators engaged in aerial combat during World War I, their exploits produced innumerable "firsts" in aviation history. One such "first" occurred...

On This Date

Nov. 6, 1986: The first off-range flight test of the B-1B Automatic Terrain Following system took place.         Nov. 7, 1956: The first ejection test of...

Sports heroes who served: Golfer landed in Normandy during World War...

Robert Tyre (Bobby) Jones Jr. is said to have been the most successful amateur golfer ever to have competed at the national and international...

Upgrades bring the AEDC 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel nozzle back to...

A $13 million dollar project to upgrade the nozzle drive motors for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel, or 16S, at...

Female fighter pilots test modified “G-suit”

A modified version of the Advanced Technology Anti-Gravity Suits was successfully tested by five female fighter pilots at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 26-30,. 2020.  “As...