Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that the newest
version of its Autonomic Logistics Information System, or ALIS, which
the company calls “the IT backbone of the F-35,” has been approved for
installation on Air Force and Navy F-35s.
US Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris told
Congress Wednesday “the best way to reduce tensions on the Korean
peninsula is to provide credible combat power 24/7.”
Adm. Harry Harris, boss of US Pacific Command, told
Congress Wednesday the US likely needs an additional missile defense
system in Hawaii.
The pilot and maintenance shortage isn’t just hitting
the Active Duty Air Force, the Air Force Reserve is dealing with a
shortfall as well that is impacting its ability to conduct operations
and train for the future.
Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast has been nominated to be the next commander of Air Education and Training Command at JBSA-Randolph, Texas. Maj. Gen. Giovanni Tuck also was nominated for a third star and assignment as commander of 18th Air Force at Scott AFB, Ill.
The Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman III
intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg AFB, Calif., just
after midnight Wednesday.
The F-35 Joint Program Office disputes several of the
conclusions in the Government Accountability Office’s second annual
assessment of the project, released Monday.
Turkish jets on Tuesday struck fighters in both
northern Iraq and northern Syria, killing members of a group the US
backs in the fight against ISIS but that Turkey views as an extension of
a terrorist organization.
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