Boeing has sued two of its suppliers for allegedly
mislabeling chemicals that damaged the refueling systems in a KC-46A,
which delayed its first flight in 2015 by a month.
MSgt. Israel Del Toro completed his 131st parachute
jump at the US Air Force Academy, Colo., on Feb. 18. It had been about
12 years since his 130th jump—a time filled with the struggle and
courage of his recovery from 100 percent disability status after a 2005
roadside bomb detonated under his Humvee in Afghanistan.
B-1 Lancer from Dyess AFB, Texas, a B-2 Spirit from Whiteman AFB,
Mo., and a B-52 Stratofortress from Minot AFB, N.D., rehearse
formations moments before performing a bomber trio in-trail flyover at
Barksdale AFB, La., Feb. 2, 2017.
The Air Force is “getting ready” to deploy its F-35As
on an overseas deployment, Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said at
the Center for Strategic and International Studies Thursday.
The Air Force is looking at light attack aircraft that
are “shovel ready,” and could quickly be acquired to perform ground
support missions in “uncontested” regions, Chief of Staff Gen. David
Goldfein said Thursday.
Stateside bases could become a “no fly zone” if the Air
Force can’t get some predictability to its budget, Chief of Staff Gen.
David Goldfein said Thursday.
Asked to compare the capabilities of the Chinese J-20
and J-31 to American F-22s and F-35s, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.
David Goldfein said it’s almost an irrelevant comparison, and what is a
better discussion is “network versus network.”
The Pentagon’s anticipated review of ways to defeat
ISIS will not solely focus on military actions, but will also call for
political changes to ensure the group does not regain power in the
region, Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said
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