California Army National Guardsman Sgt. Goran Dimovski, 40, died Jan. 31, spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Shiroma told Military Times. Alabama Air National Guardsman Master Sgt. Darryl Lovell, 58, died Jan. 28, spokeswoman Maj. Jacqueline Witt said.
Forbidden from receiving F-35s, and with its indigenous fighter far from ready, the venerable F-16 is set to soldier on in Turkish service.
The U.S. Air Force signaled last week that it will likely expand existing airspace for F-16 fighter pilots taking off from Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, N.M., rather than establish new operation areas over the Rio Grande Valley and Gila wilderness.
The Air Force is "driving toward" 2023 for initial operating capability for Skyborg, says Air Force Research Laboratory Director Brig. Gen. Heather L. Pringle.
China is developing multiple ballistic missile interceptors, some of which could also double as anti-satellite weapons.
The Biden administration's national security space policy is not expected to depart significantly from the previous administration’s guidelines.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and a bipartisan group of state leaders have joined an attempt to reverse a Trump administration decision to move U.S. Space Command headquarters from Colorado Springs to Alabama.
While cosmic ambitions are the long-term vision of some military space strategists, the Space Force’s primary mission these days seems to be separating fact from fiction, and often science fiction.
“[President Joe] Biden faces a tough challenge holding together razor-thin Democratic majorities in Congress, so there may be some sentiment within the administration for throwing the left a bone by moderating military spending,” writes Loren Thompson, the chief operating officer of the nonprofit Lexington Institute and CEO of Source Associates. “However, trimming military outlays might not have the positive impact that progressives expect.”
The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded Invictus International Consulting a $98 million contract for modeling, simulation, and testing of cyber technologies to support both the service and wider Defense Department.
The Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute is adding another podcast channel to its virtual content offerings by expanding its “Aerospace Nation” video interview series into the podcast format. So if you’d like to hear what top leaders in the Air Force and Space Force are saying while you are on the treadmill or on the road, tune into this new outlet. This offering will join Mitchell’s highly successful “Aerospace Advantage” podcast via all podcast distribution outlets and may also be found on Mitchell’s website.
Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has advice for military officers getting ready to lead troops in combat: Listen to your noncommissioned officers, be physically tough, and know your troops. Do that, and they’ll make you proud on the battlefield.