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Fifty years later, veteran recalls experience in Son Tay Raid

Nov. 21 marked the 50th anniversary of the Son Tay Raid near Hanoi in North Vietnam, meant to rescue and return about 70 American...

Small Diameter Bomb II approved for operational use

The Small Diameter Bomb II program reached a major milestone Sept. 23, 2020, when the weapon was approved for F-15E Strike Eagle operational flights. The...

Air Force releases accident report on May F-35 crash in Florida

Headquarters Air Education and Training Command has released its Accident Investigation Board report from the F-35A Lightning II aircraft crash that occurred May 19,...

Engineers receive virtual, hands-on helicopter test training

Despite COVID-19 restrictions on travel and groups, employees with the 413th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., were able to receive...

Eglin squadron begins radar system tests on CV-22

Tilt and rotary wing test squadron pilots at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., logged their first CV-22 Osprey flight incorporating a terrain following and...

Contract awarded for new F-15EX aircraft inbound to Eglin

The Department of the Air Force has awarded a nearly $1.2 billion contract for its first lot of eight F-15EX fighter aircraft. The contract, awarded...

Jolly Green II, Apache fly together in joint test

Those common, vibrating “Thwip” helicopter sounds arrived well before they showed up, as 413th Flight Test Squadron personnel turned to look to the North...