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 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.
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.
France will purchase four C-130J Super Hercules to
augment the French air force's current tactical airlift and aerial
refueling fleets, the defense ministry announced on Thursday.
Navy divers are mounting an expedition to locate WWII
crash sites and possible airmen's remains off the coast of Papua New
Guinea, for later recovery, Warbirds News reported.
Russia deployed several of its most advanced Su-35S fighters equipped with Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars to Syria, reported the state-run ITAR News Agency.
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