The Air Force will have three competitive space
launches in Fiscal 2017, and is funding the development and integration
of a domestically sourced rocket engine.
Oregon Air National Guard F-15C/D Eagles will deploy to Rissala AB, Finland, for two weeks of bi-lateral training this spring, the Finnish air force announced Feb. 11.
Lockheed Martin’s choice of Greenville, S.C.,
as the site of its T-50A final assembly and checkout facility followed
“extensive analysis” of all the locations where the company makes
Lockheed Martin’s T-50A would be the best bet for the
Air Force’s T-X trainer because it not only meets all the service’s
performance requirements, but also it would draw on the company’s
incumbent knowledge of the F-16, F-22, and F-35.
The leaders of all of the defense ministries
contributing to the war on ISIS met Thursday in Brussels to decide on
the way forward in the fight and to push for more cooperation from the
individual countries, along with NATO as a whole.
NATO will make its first direct contribution to the campaign against ISIS by deploying its E-3A Sentry AWACS to support coalition air operations.
A tanker crew saved an F-16 pilot from ejecting over ISIS-held territory during a recent strike sortie, officials revealed.
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