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First F-35C, Lightning II class graduates TOPGUN

Pilots from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 “Rough Raiders” and VFA-147 “Argonauts” were the first TOPGUN students to complete the course in the F-35C...

Defense Space Strategy addresses militarization, competition

The Defense Department's newly released Defense Space Strategy addresses new realities in space: great power competition and militarization of the domain, the deputy assistant...

On This Date

June 19, 1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to tour the flight line and view a display of aerospace...

With airlines lagging, Army looking to bring former aviators back

With airlines running a reduced flight schedule and generally not hiring, the Army is open to accepting former aviators and crew members back into...

‘You’re only as good as your last flight’

A fighter pilot shares her story of triumph in face of adversity If you had asked a 15 or 16-year-old Meleah Martin what she wanted...

Navy’s test squadrons receive next-gen Super Hornet

The Navy is welcoming its next generation multi-mission tactical fighter by taking delivery of the first Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet test jets this...

New research leads to Army drones changing shape mid-flight

Soon, the U.S. Army will be able to deploy autonomous air vehicles that can change shape during flight, according to new research presented at...

Bunch reflects on first year in command, outlines AFMC future

When Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. took command of the Air Force Materiel Command on May 31, 2019, his first goal was to get...

On This Date

June 16, 1954: Lockheed test pilot Herman “Fish” Salmon took the XFV-1 on its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The XFV-1...

Future Vertical Lift pushes forward with new requirements

All four of Future Vertical Lift’s signature modernization efforts now have approved requirements, as the Army strives to rapidly develop new aircraft to achieve...