The 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan AB, South Korea,
conducted a no-notice combat readiness exercise to test the base's
ability to defend the peninsula at a moment's notice last week.
A trio of Hawaii Air National Guard KC-135 tankers
recently deployed from JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to Al Udeid AB,
Qatar, to support coalition aircraft engaged in Operation Inherent
The Air Force’s F-35 fleet took the “biggest reduction”
among programs that were raided to find $17 billion in cuts during the
last weeks of the Fiscal 2017 budget build, Pentagon Comptroller Mike
McCord said at a press briefing today.
Four F-35A Lightning IIs deployed to Mountain Home
AFB, Idaho, on Monday to assess the strike fighter's ability to operate
away from home station, officials announced.
Russia has mobilized thousands of troops, hundreds of
aircraft, and dozens of warships in an exercise to test the country’s
A C-17 Globemaster III crew from the 517th Airlift
Squadron at JB Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, work with soldiers from the
82nd Airborne Division to load an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter at
Pope Field, N.C., in preparation for Joint Operational Access Exercise
16-5, on Feb. 4, 2016.
Canada will stop its bombing campaign against ISIS
later this month, but will increase its training mission in Iraq while
maintaining its refueling and surveillance flights for the coalition,
the country’s prime minister announced Monday.
The first Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missiles
(ASRAAM) were recently delivered to the US for integration and testing
on the F-35 Lightning II, manufacturer MBDA announced.
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