American planes could
strike against anyone who attacks US-trained Syrian rebels in northern Syria,
even if the enemy forces are loyal to the Assad regime, a policy change first reported
in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday.
NATO approved a defense capacity building package for Iraq, that
officials hope will utilize the Alliance’s strengths to build up the country.
starter-generator failure led to the crash of a MQ-9A Reaper on Dec. 12, 2014,
in the Central Command area of operations, according to an investigation report
released June 30.
Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $64 million modification to a previous
contract to repair F-22 No. 02-4037, which was damaged in a training accident
at Tyndall AFB, Fla., in 2012.
Air Force Scientific Advisory Board found that MQ-9 Reapers and RQ-4 Global
Hawks can be modified for use in contested environments, and most of the
modifications that would be necessary to update the aircraft already exist,
board chairman Werner Dahm said Monday.
is a real threat to the security of embedded computer systems, including some
mission-critical systems, but there are several things the Air Force can do to
make the systems less vulnerable, Werner Dahm, chairman of the Air Force Scientific
Advisory Board, told reporters Monday.
Air Force space
officials are intimately following SpaceX' investigation, overseen by the
Federal Aviation Administration, into the explosion of the company's Falcon 9
rocket back in June, said Space and Missile Systems Center boss Lt. Gen. Samuel
More than 6,600 coalition air strikes have “gone a
long way to degrade” the ISIS extremists’ ability to launch large-scale attacks
and have enabled Iraqi Security Forces and anti-ISIS fighters in Syria to
reclaim more than 5,300 square kilometers of territory, a coalition official
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