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3rd Marine Aircraft Wing’s F-35 squadron brings home ‘top honors’

SAN DIEGO -- Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing were recognized for their performance in Exercise Red Flag 20-3, which took place between Aug....

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...

Brown readies the Air Force, wants to ‘go fast’

In his first major address since becoming Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., outlined in remarks Sept. 14, 2020, to the Air...

Shortfalls of defensive hypersonic weapons must be addressed, NORAD general says

Hypersonic weapons are changing the nature of warfare and the insular security that North America has enjoyed for centuries, the leader tasked with defending the...

DOD names acting undersecretary of Defense for Research, Engineering

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced July 13 that Michael J.K. Kratsios had been designated to serve as Acting Under Secretary of...

Minuteman III launches from Vandenberg

An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.,...

AFLCMC to deliver improved female body armor

Security Forces units across the Air Force will begin receiving new body armor following completion of final gear inspections by officials with the Air...

COVID-19 response sparks efforts to strengthen supply chain

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the fragility of the Defense Department's supply chain. As a result, the department is taking a variety of steps to...

Joint task force kicks off 65th year of DOD Antarctic mission...

A U.S. Air Force Globemaster III, assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., completed three winter fly-in, or WinFly, missions of the 2020-2021 Operation Deep...

AEDC Flight Systems Branch provides data critical to weapon systems development

The Flight Systems Branch, or TSTW, within the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Operations Division, provides aerodynamic ground-test capabilities vital to the advancement of...