On the Day US Forces Killed Soleimani, They Launched Another Secret Operation Targeting a Senior Iranian Official in Yemen
On the day the US military killed a top Iranian commander in Baghdad, US forces carried out another top secret mission against a senior Iranian military official in Yemen, according to US officials. The strike targeting Abdul Reza Shahlai, a financier and key commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force who has been active in Yemen, did not result in his death, according to four US officials familiar with the matter.
US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles with the 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, deployed from RAF Lakenheath, UK, found a new home in the 378th Expeditionary Operations Group. These F-15Es, known as the “Mighty Black Panthers,” are capable of executing strategic attack, interdiction, and counter air missions in support of joint and coalition combat operations.
Boeing's former CEO Dennis Muilenburg, who resigned last month after 30 years with the planemaker amid the Max Jet 737 crisis, is being denied millions in severance but will still walk away with millions more.
This report from the Center for a New American Security offers sensible ways to ensure US leadership in the coming “AI century.” The recommendations provide a framework for a national strategy for AI leadership.
Senior US Africa Command officials visited partner forces and US troops stationed at Camp Simba and Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, Jan 9, following the Jan. 5 attack by al-Shabab militants at the airfield.
The Air Force has selected six more ideas to be shared directly with Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 28 in Orlando, Fla. The selection process looked at the need for specific capabilities as well as concerns of safety, policy, Air Force-wide implementation, technical feasibility, and scalability.
More than 40 percent of service members who moved in 2018 received their shipments at least five days late because of "scheduling and equipment problems," according to a Defense Department Inspector General report released Jan. 9.
The New Mexico Environment Department on Jan. 10 assessed the US Air Force a nearly $1.7 million fine for not complying with rules aimed at protecting groundwater. The agency claims Cannon Air Force Base has released wastewater despite not having a permit since March 2019.
Groups linked to Russia’s intelligence agencies have recently been uncovered boring into the network of an elite Iranian hacking unit and attacking governments and private companies in the Middle East and Britain—hoping Tehran would be blamed for the havoc. For federal and state officials charged with readying defenses for the 2020 election, it was a clear message that the next cyberwar was not going to be like the last.
The propulsion concept, where gas turbines provide power for electric fans, offers benefits in redundancy, performance, fuel economy, and more.