The presidential helicopter replacement program
recently executed a successful critical design review of the VH-92A,
Lockheed Martin announced Monday.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is “enthusiastic”
about the possibility of working with Russia in the fight against ISIS,
but he acknowledged that Russia, which has continuously backed Syrian
President Bashar al Assad’s regime is “a ways” from “that frame of
A U-2 from Beale AFB, Calif., deployed to Nellis AFB,
Nev., to participate in a Red Flag exercise this month for the first
time in more than 20 years.
A gaggle of F-22s, F-15Es, F-16s, A-10s, T-38s,
KC-135s, a B-1, a B-52, and AWACS from nine different bases were
assembled at JB Langley-Eustis, Va., last week to commemorate the 95th
anniversary of Gen. Billy Mitchell’s airmen sinking the decommissioned
German battleship Ostfriesland.
A power failure within a military weather satellite’s
command and control system left it unresponsive and unrepairable, Air
Force Space Command investigators found.
Gen. Stephen Wilson on July 22 received his fourth star and was promoted to be the Air Force’s 39th vice chief during a ceremony at Offutt AFB, Neb.
About 200 airmen and 10 A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from Air
Force Reserve Command’s 924th Fighter Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.,
deployed to Florida this weekend to practice providing close air
support during combat search and rescue operations.
In a visit with the Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th
Fighter Wing, Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein promised to seek ways
to preserve the heritage and culture of the Guard units and find the
proper missions for them.
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