Military families living abroad question if they’ve been forgotten as vaccinations increase across the U.S., and they're left without answers.
An Italian autopsy has found that COVID-19 complications caused the January death of a U.S. Airman stationed at Aviano Air Base, military officials said March 31.
Strategic relations between the US and UAE remain clear and stable. “We may sometimes disagree, but the UAE will not yield to any decision that contradicts its vision and plans,” retired Staff Maj. Gen. Abdullah A. Al Hashmi said. “We have our own plans and strategies, and the US is interested in preserving the relations with the Gulf states.”
Boeing urged the United States on March 31 to keep human rights and other disputes separate from trade relations with Beijing, and warned European rival Airbus would gain if the U.S. planemaker were locked out of China.
Speaking at an International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) virtual event, the head of the UK’s Armed Forces Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) General Sir Nick Carter said that by 2030 a Royal Air Force tactical formation could be made of up two Typhoon Fighter Jets, 10 Mosquito uncrewed fighter aircraft, and 100 Alvino swarming uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs).
As the special operations community takes a deep look at itself after 20 years of relentless counterterrorism missions, it’s seeking solutions for how it can adapt to the much-discussed “era of great power competition”—and that is going to include more women and people of color, according to a recent report obtained by Military Times.
Tankers and cargo aircraft could in future carry their own counter-air missiles—or even launch missile-carrying drones—to help them survive ever-more sophisticated enemy air defenses, Air Mobility Command head Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost says.
The U.S. Air Force will begin testing in May whether it can use one of the “flying cars” under development for the commercial market for military missions, including rescuing troops, delivering cargo, and conducting security checks over an airfield.
The United Kingdom plans to order more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters by 2025, a top Defence Ministry official said.
Just 27 percent of sexual assault survivors file official reports with their chains of command, according to a recent Rand Corp. study, and the fear of retaliation may play a huge factor.
"Some do not believe this is an appropriate role for the government ..." Republican Sen. Todd Young said. "...[B]ut, simply, the private sector and venture capital community is not up to shouldering this task on its own."
An uncrewed SpaceX Starship prototype rocket failed to land safely on March 30 after a test launch from Boca Chica, Texas, and engineers are investigating, SpaceX said
Military families with a member who has autism will see changes over the next nine months in the Tricare program that covers their medical services.
The Main Battle Hover Vehicle (MBHV) is ahead of its time, incorporating patented anti-gravity hover technology forceful enough to propel an updated M1 Abrams tank. The MBHV can execute start-up procedures within 26 seconds and reach hover speeds of 88 miles per hour within 18.5 seconds; that is a huge amount of force considering the body of the tank itself weighs in at 68 tons. “The superior power and mobility of the hover tank will set the foundation for future wars… plus, they are just cool,” said 3rd ID’s force management officer.