Georgia Air National Guard E-8C JSTARS crew provided ground targeting
information to F-16s and Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters during the multi-state,
joint Army and air Guard Exercise Carolina Thunder.
Grumman recently launched a new Advanced Cyber Technology Center in an effort
to be more proactive in cybersecurity.
intercepts from NATO’s air policing detachment in the Baltics are way up from
2013, according to a statement from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.
Battle Management Directorate at Hanscom AFB, Mass., will create an Air and
Missile Defense Operations Center tasked with assisting Qatar with the creation
of an integrated air and missile defense system as part of a $7.3 billion
foreign military sale, according to a Nov. 25 release.
Thunderbolt IIs taxi to a parking spot on the flight line at Lajes
Field, Azores, Portugal, Oct. 9, 2014.
Five geographically separated Florida Air
National Guard units were recently consolidated under the 125th Fighter Wing in
Jacksonville, Fla., in conformity with standard Air Force organizational
The cost of F-35As in the eighth production lot is $94.8 million each, not including engine costs. Pratt & Whitney declined to release the engine cost, citing competitive reasons, but after crunching some numbers it looks like the F-35 is becoming comparable to legacy fighters.
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel remains focused on implementing reforms and
recommendations he and his team have worked to put in place before he leaves
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