In his second term holding the gavel of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee, Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) is planning an active year addressing how the military will respond to climate change, continuing oversight of military housing, and investigating the military prescription drug supply chain. In an interview with Federal News Network, Garamendi said one of his first actions this year will be to look into military installations’ response to the ice storm in Texas and surrounding states.
The U.S. Air Force is looking for ways to better protect its B-2 Spirit bombers from a future electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, attack, according to a solicitation posted on the government's acquisition and awards website.
The 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge "Saving Airmen Time" results were announced Feb. 22. The 15 winning submissions were selected for their innovative approach to work faster, smarter, and ability to find ways for giving Airmen back their time.
The Army has partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory on its Tactical High Power Operational Responder in an effort to counter threats posed by enemy drones, the Air Force announced last week.
If fighter pilots are the rock stars of the Air Force, it could be said that software coders and app developers are the fighter jocks of the Space Force. “Software touches everything we do in the Space Force,” said 1st Lt. Jackie Smith, who runs a Space Force software boot camp whose graduates are known as the “supra coders.”
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Feb. 22 said she welcomes a federal review of the decision to move the Space Command headquarters from Colorado to Huntsville, saying she believes it will confirm the decision to move it to her state.
The Pentagon is at an "inflection point" in terms of how to split the military budget between the services, Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) said, a growing recognition that the budget calculus is about to change.
It’s still a ways off yet but Minot Air Force Base is getting ready for the Air Force’s new MH-139A “Grey Wolf” helicopters to replace the Vietnam-era UH-1N Huey helicopters.
The reported appearance of the Avengers in western Iraq comes not long after a top American general warned about the threat posed by small drones.
The Soviet Union put fighter-bombers loaded with nuclear bombs on 24-hour alert in East Germany during a NATO nuclear weapons command exercise in November 1983, and the alert included “preparations for the immediate use of nuclear weapons,” according to newly released U.S. intelligence records that confirm a “war scare” during some of the most tense months of the Cold War.