The US-led coalition striking ISIS from the sky has
built momentum and a better understanding of local militia’s targeting
the terrorist group, and that has led to increased airstrikes in smaller
battles across Iraq and Syria.
The Air Force doubled the number of remotely piloted
aircraft operators trained in each class beginning last month, Air
Education and Training Command officials announced.
The Senate on Feb. 4 confirmed Army Lt. Gen. John Nicholson for his fourth star and new role as commander of US operations in Afghanistan.
The Air Force’s share of the Fiscal 2017 budget request
will invest in the health of the service’s maintenance force, which is
“critical” to readiness, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
The Pentagon's Fiscal 2017 budget request will begin years of investment in Air Force training, exercises, and range improvements to prepare aircrews for the current fight and for high-level threats, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
The 12th next generation GPS IIF navigation satellite
successfully launched from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., Friday morning, Air
Force Space Command announced.
Air Force Reserve Command's 913th Airlift Group flew
its final C-130H sortie before converting to the new C-130J at Little
Rock AFB, Ark., late last month, officials announced.
An entry in the Feb. 4 Daily Report incorrectly stated
the delivery timeline for Northrop Grumman’s APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam
Radar (SABR) for F-16V Vipers. The company will begin delivering the first of 144 units to international customers this year.
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