Israel to Coordinate Action in Syria with Russia

Israel and Russia have agreed to coordinate actions to avoid accidental conflict as Russia moves fighter aircraft and surface-to-air missiles to Syria, but US officials are reiterating concerns over potential threats to coalition forces. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during...

USAF’s Extended Range Reaper Operational

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently announced its Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper-Extended Range remotely piloted aircraft has entered initial operational service with the US Air Force. The Reaper-ER, a quick reaction capability requirement from the Air Force, which asked the company to...

Flying Tigers Touch Down in Europe

A dozen A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from Moody AFB, Ga., deployed to Spangdahlem AB, Germany, as part of theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve earlier this week. “Once again the Air Force has called upon the airmen of...

ACC to Wrap up RPA Review

The grassroots evaluation of remotely piloted aircraft crews’ morale and career issues will wrap up this fall, and Air Force officials will decide the way forward at Corona—a meeting of top service leadership. ACC boss Gen. Hawk Carlisle said at...

Remains of Missing WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Returned

The remains of a Marine Corps lieutenant who posthumously received the Medal of Honor after the Battle of Tarawa in World War II have been recovered and returned to the US for burial, according to the Department of Defense. 1st...

Osan Completes Runway Repairs

The runway on Osan AB, South Korea, reopened to flight operations after a six-week closure for renovation work on Sept. 15, officials announced. “We made significant repairs to our runway that will enable us to continue operating at the highest...

DARPA Wraps Fast CAS Tests

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently wrapped up testing a new way to speed up air-to-ground coordination between an A-10 pilot and a joint terminal attack controller, with the JTAC calling in airstrikes by tapping a tablet. DARPA installed...