The US is planning for a range of contingencies in case the Russia-made
RD-180 rocket supply is interrupted, said Air Force Space Command boss Gen.
An agreement was unveiled Tuesday for the safe
transport of bodies and the "black boxes" of Malaysian Airlines Flight
MH-17 from the rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine following
high-level diplomacy between Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and
separatist leader Alexander Borodai.
Mary Landrieu (D-La.) inserted language in the Fiscal 2015 defense appropriations bill giving
the Air Force 90 days from the bill’s passage into law to come up with a plan
to update its five nuclear weapons storage sites.
Students at USAF’s Weapons School at Nellis AFB,
Nev., got to fly with the first newly upgraded “Sustainment Block-16” B-1B
bomber during the recent integration phase of the weapons school course.
A new Center for New American Security report warns the immense advantages of digital technology also bring inherent risks, including the danger that cyber insecurity could undermine the doctrine America relies on to prevent nuclear war.
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