The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Northrop Grumman a $39.3 million contract to develop a beam control system to be used in a projected fighter aircraft pod that would make defensive use of lasers to destroy incoming anti-aircraft weaponry.
Turkey on Wednesday kicked off its largest offensive
targeting ISIS in Syria, using artillery, aircraft, and special
operations to take the Syrian border village of Jerablus.
A B-52 from the 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, La., deployed Tuesday to take part in a Slovak air show.
Boeing has filed a patent application for a 155mm shell filled with flame suppressant to assist crews in fighting wildfires, Defense One reported.
North Korea launched another ballistic missile into the
Sea of Japan Tuesday. US Strategic Command tracked what it assessed to
be a KN-11 missile launched by a submarine off the coast of Sinpo, North
Korea, at 3:29 p.m. Central Daylight Time, for about 300 miles, according to a USSTRATCOM release.
In the latest test for the Joint Strike Fighter, the
Air Force’s F-35A is set to undergo chemical and biological
decontamination testing at Edwards AFB, Calif., this month.
Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the US commitment
to the security of the Baltic states during a Baltic Summit hosted by
Latvia on Tuesday, according to a White House readout of the meeting.
One US service member was killed and another was
injured when an improvised explosive device exploded and hit their
patrol in Lashkar Gar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.
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