Nuclear Weapons Center Reorganizes

The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center reorganized on March 30 and is now broken into three execution directorates, including the existing ICBM Systems, and the newly formed Nuclear Technology and Interagency?, and the Air Delivered Capabilities, according to a March...

Improving Air Safety in Afghanistan

A mobile advising team of USAF air advisors are working with Afghan air traffic controllers and pilots to curb a spike in hazardous traffic reports within the Afghan Air Force, according to a recent release. A total of 19 hazardous...

QF-16 Production Lot 3 Issued

The Air Force issued Boeing an order for 25 converted QF-16 full-scale aerial target drones under a $28.5 million contract option, the Pentagon announced. The sum covers Lot 3 production on Boeing’s conversion line at Cecil Field, Fla., and a...

US, Canadian Forces Exercise Insider Threat Response

The Canadian Armed Forces is looking to mimic the US Air Force’s “Check Six” program to counter insider threats, according to a March 30 release. So far, members of USAF’s 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, based in the Persian Gulf...

Army Liberty

L-3 Communications will retrofit one former Air Force MC-12W ISR aircraft as an airborne multi-intelligence platform for the Army, the Pentagon announced. Air Combat Command is transferring eight of its 41-strong MC-12 fleet to the Army as part of its...

Canada Gets Last C-17

The Royal Canadian Air Force accepted delivery of its fifth and final CC-177 (the Canadian designation for the C-17) on March 30 in Trenton, Ontario, according to a March 30 RCAF release. Canadian Defense Minister Jason Kenney, who joined RCAF...

AFA Announces Team of the Year

The airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operators career field has been selected as the 2015 Team of the Year, announced the Air Force Association. Forty-seven percent of the airmen serving in the career field, established in 2010, are airman basic...