Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday announced nine
new members of its main outreach board to the technology community,
including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and celebrity astrophysicist Neil
The Defense Department on Tuesday opened the second
office of its technology “startup”—the Defense Innovation Unit
Experimental—in Boston to increase outreach between the Pentagon and the
The Navy awarded Boeing a $12.05 million contract Monday to start work on engineering needed to configure F/A-18E/F aircraft to perform as the Blue Angels aerial demonstration team.
Lockheed Martin and Korean Aerospace Industries said
the second T-50A aircraft configured for the Air Force’s T-X competition
for a new pilot trainer has completed its initial test flight at KAI’s
airfield in Sacheon, South Korea.
US allies in Eastern Europe are growing increasingly concerned about “snap exercises” by Russia and are pushing for the US to make increased funding to work alongside them permanent, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said.
Just back from a visit to Iraq and Afghanistan, House
Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry said he found the
US-aided local forces “are making progress on the ground” there, though the situation in Syria remains chaotic.
Gen. Stephen Wilson on July 22 received his fourth star and was promoted to be the Air Force’s 39th vice chief during a ceremony at Offutt AFB, Neb.
US Central Command on Monday denied ISIS
claims that it had shot down a US aircraft near Anbar, Iraq, saying
American and coalition aircraft have been accounted for.
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