The White House on Feb. 26 nominated Air Force Under Secretary Matthew Donovan to fill the Pentagon’s top personnel post, officially promoting him from the acting role he has served since early December.
The Air Force will roll out the final stage in its commercial startup investment strategy during the March 13-20 South By Southwest music festival, granting one or more contracts worth at least $10 million to startups with game-changing technologies, service acquisition chief Will Roper says.
Vanguard programs will rapidly advance emerging weapon systems and warfighting concepts through prototyping and experimentation. The PEOs for these first three programs are: Golden Horde—PEO Weapons; NTS-3—PEO Space and PEO Agile Combat Support; and Skyborg—PEO Advanced Aircraft.
A U.S. soldier stationed at Camp Carroll in South Korea has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, officials with U.S. Forces-Korea announced the night of Feb. 25. It's the first confirmed case of the disease in a U.S. service member.
With a major arms control agreement between the U.S. and Russia set to expire next February, members of the nonproliferation community have been watching for signs that negotiations may begin in earnest. For those observers, some welcome news: Movement on the Trump administration’s arms control plan is “imminent,” according to a senior defense official familiar with internal administration discussions. However, what that looks like appears to be up in the air: a short-term extension of the New START agreement with Russia; something that involves nuclear-armed China; a combination of those two; or all parties walking away entirely.
Even as Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, adds missions and units, a sizeable slice of its working population is approaching retirement age. Considering all base units, 41 percent of the base’s civilian workforce will be eligible to retire within five years, said Jessica Salyers, director of special programs and projects at the Air Force Research Laboratory, part of a team overseeing 6,400 skilled science and engineering employees working with a $5 billion annual budget.
An enlisted soldier, she is expected to graduate from the highly selective Green Beret qualification course as a Special Forces engineer sergeant.
A long push for stationing a fleet of F-35A jets at Gowen Field is over.
Cyber attack attempts targeting the federal judiciary have risen sharply in recent years to more than 24 million in 2019, and some incidents have been tied to other nations, judiciary officials said in congressional testimony.
New Matchbox “Top Gun: Maverick”-Themed Line Reveals Shape of Movie’s Mysterious Hypersonic Aircraft
We now have a better idea of what the hypersonic test airplane teased by the trailer might look like. And there’s also a Sukhoi Su-57 Felon-like die-cast model in the set.