United States will no longer provide aircraft and maritime support in
the search for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A that crashed into the
Pacific Ocean on April 9, but it will continue to provide assistance in
other ways, such as helping to determine the cause of the crash.
USAF begins to put the lessons it learned from a yearlong
study of electromagnetic spectrum dominance into practice, an Air
University-led team’s second annual summit this month promises to
continue shaping how the government sees the emerging domain.
Michael, the massive storm that directly hit Tyndall Air Force Base and
the Florida Panhandle in October, has been upgraded to a Category 5
storm—the first to make landfall in the US since Hurricane Andrew in
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—John A. Tirpak
B-1 bomber fleet remains grounded three weeks after inspectors
identified issues with a Lancer’s drogue chute system, but Air Force
Global Strike Command boss Gen. Timothy Ray approved a recovery plan on
—Rachel S. Cohen
Air Force Research Laboratory boss Maj. Gen. Bill Cooley told reporters Thursday the lab will start soliciting ideas within the next several months to meet the goals of the service’s new “Science and Technology 2030” strategy.
heroic actions of a USAF special operations helicopter pilot, who saved
multiple American lives during a secret 1969 mission in Laos, are
getting a renewed look as a Congressman is urging the Pentagon to
upgrade the previous award of an Air Force Cross to the Medal of Honor.
—John A. TIrpak
head of Air Force Global Strike Command believes the bomber force needs
to grow, but he thinks it’s too early in the development cycle of the
B-21 Raider to decide by how much because the jet’s final cost is not
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