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Space Force leader to become 8th member of Joint Chiefs

The Joint Chiefs of Staff will grow by one member when Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond joins the highest-ranking military, deliberative body in...

AI Copilot: Air Force achieves first military flight with artificial intelligence

Signaling a major leap forward for national defense in the digital age, the Air Force flew with artificial intelligence as a working aircrew member...

U.S. Space Force unveils name of space professionals

On Dec. 18, after a yearlong process that produced hundreds of submissions and research involving space professionals and members of the general public, we...

DOD halts transition meetings with Biden team

By Stuart Ibberson, editor Several news outlets are reporting that the Defense Department has halted transition meetings between DOD leadership and the incoming Biden team. Axios...

Successful attritableONE (XQ-58 Valkyrie) return to flight test enables formation flight...

The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., completed the successful fifth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie...

Space Force launches NRO payload aboard a ULA Delta IV Heavy...

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center Launch Enterprise team and partners successfully launched the National Reconnaissance Office Launch-44 mission at 8:09...

First Space Test Fundamentals course begins in January

The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., convenes the first-ever Space Test Fundamentals course Jan. 4, 2021. The...

AF awards contract for Skyborg prototypes

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, has awarded contracts to three companies to produce missionized unmanned aerial vehicle prototypes...

GPS III SV04 receives operational acceptance

Global Positioning System III Space Vehicle (SV) 04 received United States Space Force’s Operational Acceptance approval on Dec. 1 -- marking yet another significant...

Biden nominates retired general Lloyd Austin as defense secretary

By Stuart Ibberson, editor President-elect Joe Biden has nominated retired Gen. Lloyd Austin III as secretary of defense. "Today, I ask Lloyd Austin to once more...