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Pacific Thunder tests combat search, rescue capabilities

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Benjamin SuttonMembers of the 33rd Rescue Squadron prepare for takeoff inside their HH-60G Pave Hawk Oct. 16, 2015,...

Ground combat system upgrades focus on weight, lethality

Army photograph by Sgt. William HowardSoldiers, of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, tactically move a Stryker over the Mojave...

USS Ross successfully intercepts ballistic missile target

Navy photograph by PO1 Mike WrightThe Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) as part of...

Radar upgrades ensure situation awareness

Courtesy photographA Battle Management program to improve the reliability and maintainability of Air Force long-range radar systems recently reached full operational capability. The...

Arnold test facility marks 30 years since Initial Operational Capability

Air Force photographIn this 2006 photo the installation of new stainless steel ducting and valves with associated hardware is underway from ETF C-Airside...

Army researchers extend missile system shelf life

Army photograph by Sgt. Nathan AkridgeDue to the success of an Army inspection program, the average shelf life for missile systems has been...

Unmanned aircraft: New kid on block flexing muscle

Army photograph by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeodAn unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, operator, with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, assembles...

Air Force sets weight restrictions for F-35 pilots

Lockheed Martin photographThe F-35 Lightning II is still in the development phase, even as it's being delivered to the field and readied for...

AARGM moves forward with integrated test

An F/A-18 E/F launches a Block I Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM)  during test firings over the Point Mugu Sea Range in August 2015.  AARGM completed...

Busted: Top 10 RPA myths debunked

CREECH AIR FOCE BASE, Nev.--Drones. The once harmless term has taken on new meaning in recent years largely due to miseducation, Hollywood dramatizations, and...