Vandenberg to test launch unarmed Minuteman missile as part of nuclear readiness
Air Force Global Strike Command will test launch an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Space Force Base early Wednesday morning.
Raptors, F-35Bs demonstrate potentially wider role in region while training in Australia
America’s most advanced fifth-generation fighters, the F-22 Raptor and F-35B Lightning II, are putting strategic doctrines to the test in Australia’s Northern Territory.
Court tosses lawsuit alleging George AFB toxic exposure, health issues
Fifty-one plaintiffs who contend they were exposed to toxic chemicals at the former George Air Force Base and later suffered an array of medical problems, from cancer and heart disease to miscarriages and infertility, have lost their bid to sue the government.
The Air Force is testing the ‘Grey Wolf,’ a made-in-Philly helicopter
The Air Force has begun testing four MH-139A “Grey Wolf” helicopters at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, built in a collaboration between two Philadelphia helicopter plants run by separate multinational defense contractors.
Air Force sends task force, engineers to tackle housing issues at air base in South Korea
Air Force higher-ups and congressional representatives looked into housing issues at Kunsan Air Base after allegations of poor living conditions there surfaced on a Facebook page.
Viper Zeros and Motorcycle Oil: US airmen sample highs and lows of Australia’s Pitch Black
U.S. airmen from an Okinawa-based fighter squadron have been banking turns and turning wrenches alongside their Japanese and South Korean counterparts since Aug. 19 at the Pitch Black military exercise in northern Australia.
Combat artists featured at Air Force Museum
The traveling exhibit from the National Museum of the Marine Corps is titled “Honor, Courage, Commitment: Marine Corps Art, 1975-2018.”
Funding for new center that will do flying vehicle research almost didn't happen
Construction will start soon at the National Advanced Air Mobility Center of Excellence at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal airport, which initially was denied a crucial federal grant.
Air Force offers new COVID-19 shot in Germany, giving those with ethical qualms another option
Americans stationed in Germany have a new COVID-19 immunization option: the Novavax vaccine.
US, Australian F-35 stealth fighters fly stunts over tourist beach Down Under
Planes swooped over Mindil Beach, a popular tourist spot in Darwin, which hosts a rotational force of 2,200 U.S. Marines between April and September each year.
Leaked Space Force memo is far from last word on letting airmen, guardians grow beards
A memo leaked on Facebook says a pilot program would examine the impacts of facial hair on male service members. But the leaked memo is far from the last word on the beard test shot.
Air Force technical sergeant in South Carolina arrested on child pornography charges
The Shaw Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations and the Sumter Police Department arrested Tech. Sgt. David Wayne Crouse, 37, about 10:45 a.m. Monday, and executed search warrants at his office on base and at his Sumter home.
Air Force to install New Mexico-made solar windows
New Mexico-made quantum dots will soon be generating solar electricity at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota under a $750,000 contract awarded to local startup Ubiquitous Quantum Dots.
War in Ukraine has countries lining up to buy US-built F-35 fighter jets
Facing upgrade challenges, cost overruns and budget constraints, the Pentagon has moved to at least temporarily reduce the number of F-35s in its annual budget. In contrast to the U.S. military’s brake pumping, international demand has been building for the cutting-edge fighters.
Libya crash of Air Force drone has military looking into cause
U.S. Africa Command is investigating what caused an Air Force surveillance drone to crash earlier this week near Benghazi, Libya.
Air Force Academy looking to reverse steep decline in application numbers
Applications to the Air Force Academy saw a significant decrease in the past year as military recruitment and college enrollment continue to suffer from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Force Research Laboratory event aims to ‘inspire’ colleagues
"AFRL Inspire 2022″ drew viewers virtually with a small in-person gathering at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to hear nine speakers.
Airman suspected in Italy crash that killed boy was drunk, media reports say
The airman's blood alcohol content was 0.209% when tested after her car hit 15-year-old Giovanni Zanier on a bike path in the district of Sant' Antonio di Porcia, prosecutors told newspaper Il Gazzettino.
Stealth fighters prepare to dogfight over Australian Outback during Pitch Black drills
Air Force jets and Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters will engage in dogfighting practice over northern Australia.