AF sends F-35A to UK for air shows

WASHINGTON—The Air Force is taking the future of airpower to international audiences in England this summer. The 56th Fighter Wing from Luke Air Force Base,...

AFRL supports Thunderbirds with aerospace technology

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds delivered an awe-inspiring performance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 22-23, 2019, captivating young and old alike...

Thunderbird pilot dies in F-16 crash

A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed at the Nevada Test and Training Range at approximately 10:30...

Air Force awards Long Range Strike Bomber contract

The Air Force announced Oct. 27 that it has awarded the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman. The announcement was made jointly by...

Artificial intelligence proves beneficial for ISR data interpretation

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin TanenbaumChief Master Sgt. Stefan Blazier, command chief of the 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing at...

America Strong: Blue Angels, Thunderbirds to conduct multi-city flyovers

In a show of national solidarity, the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will...

Commander of Air Force Warfare Center relieved of command

The commander of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base in southern Nevada has been relieved of his command due...

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 24, 2018

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Digital and print publication serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities - August 24,...

Top 5 reasons to download upgraded Aviation Nation phone app

The Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aviation Nation Air & Space Expo is scheduled for Nov. 11 and 12, and the base is prepared...

Arnold test teams prep F-35 for first external weapons release

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. — Testing in the aerodynamic wind tunnels at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex helped prepare the Navy variant of...