Russia has mobilized thousands of troops, hundreds of
aircraft, and dozens of warships in an exercise to test the country’s
A C-17 Globemaster III crew from the 517th Airlift
Squadron at JB Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, work with soldiers from the
82nd Airborne Division to load an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter at
Pope Field, N.C., in preparation for Joint Operational Access Exercise
16-5, on Feb. 4, 2016.
Canada will stop its bombing campaign against ISIS
later this month, but will increase its training mission in Iraq while
maintaining its refueling and surveillance flights for the coalition,
the country’s prime minister announced Monday.
The first Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missiles
(ASRAAM) were recently delivered to the US for integration and testing
on the F-35 Lightning II, manufacturer MBDA announced.
North Korea launched a ballistic missile carrying a satellite payload into space in violation of international law on Saturday, following the detonation of a nuclear device in testing last month.
The 12th next generation GPS IIF navigation satellite
successfully launched from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., Friday morning, Air
Force Space Command announced.
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.
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