Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) requested the review in a Feb. 1 letter to the Government Accountability Office, questioning the evaluation criteria for the decision and highlighting concerns that "there was untoward political influence exerted by President Trump on [Air Force] leaders to modify the process and ensure Huntsville, Alabama was chosen."
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) said the Space Force is making progress in the organization of its acquisition office and expects to see new proposals to accelerate acquisition programs.
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III hinted during a visit to New Delhi on March 20 that India’s planned purchase of an advanced Russian missile system could trigger U.S. sanctions, but left room for New Delhi to back away from the deal.
Air Force Maj. Daniel Walker shares his story with “60 Minutes” contributor David Martin.
In the future, when U.S. Air Force fighter pilots face off in aerial combat training missions, they could be dogfighting the video game version of Chinese and Russian warplanes at a fraction of the cost of using real jets like the F-22 Raptor. At least that’s the pitch the California-based company known as Red 6 is making to the service.
Troops maintain the status quo amid a counterterrorism success-turned-frozen war.
Over the past two decades, the United States has invested more than $88 billion to build, train, and equip Afghan troops and police—and yet the Taliban is clearly a superior fighting force.
The services released an Unmanned Campaign Plan last week that will advance manned-unmanned teaming in naval and joint missions and build a digital infrastructure that integrates drones at speed and scale.
Two Taiwanese fighter jets crashed on March 22 in the third such incident in the past half year, at a time when the Beijing-claimed island’s armed forces are under increasing pressure to intercept Chinese aircraft on an almost daily basis.
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to team up with “Extraction” director Sam Hargrave to make “Combat Control,” a movie about Air Force Sgt. John Chapman, killed in action in Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda in March 2002.