North Korea fired a pair of Scud-type ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Monday, and angrily denounced the kickoff of annual US-South Korean training exercises.
US and South Korean forces kicked off the annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle training exercises on Monday.
Though spending on the
nuclear triad will rise in the coming years, US Strategic Command boss Adm. Cecil
Haney told the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces panel Feb. 26
the near-term cost is necessary to preserve strategic deterrence tools.
The capability gap between
the US Air Force and near-peer nations has implications for the global military
balance as well as conflicts USAF could find itself fighting in the near
future, service leaders told Congress on Friday.
Testers from Nellis AFB,
Nev., and Edwards AFB, Calif., teamed up earlier this month for HH-60G Pave
Hawk door-gun live-fire testing at Edwards' gun harmonizing range.
Demand for intelligence,
surveillance, and reconnaissance is driving the Air Force to move money into
the mission from other areas, in an effort to keep up with increasing requests
from combatant commanders, service leaders said Feb.
Operators at Buckley AFB,
Colo., proved their ability to command all three types of missile warning
satellites individually from the new, unified mission control center.
Reserve pilots and
loadmasters from Duke Field, Fla., are cross training to the Dornier C-146
Wolfhound light airlifter and preparing for the stand up a new squadron to
operate it, officials announced.
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