US Doubles Advisers in Mosul Fight

The US-led coalition has doubled its amount of advisers in Iraq to 450 around Mosul within the last few weeks, including special operators who have entered the city alongside Iraqi troops. Air Force Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for Combined Joint...

Tinker Airmen Deploy to Turkey

Ninety four airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker AFB, Okla., deployed in December to Incirlik AB, Turkey. The group will fly KC-135 refueling missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The...

Northrop Grumman to Overhaul KC-10 Engines

Northrop Grumman received $45 million to overhaul 10 engines in the KC-10 Extender fleet, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. An additional $17.7 million was awarded to the company in a separate contract for KC-10 logistics support. Work on both contracts will...

Dutch F-16s Policing the Baltics

Four F-16 Fighting Falcons and 120 personnel from the Royal Netherlands Air Force arrived at Siauliai AB, Lithuania, on Monday to lead NATO’s Baltic Air Policing operations aimed at securing member nation’s airspace. They will relieve a group of French...

Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Comes Online

The Air Force announced initial operating capability for its new Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems on Wednesday. CROWS, while based at Hanscom AFB, Mass., will involve personnel from across the service and will coordinate security of USAF weapons systems...