A Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders, in what would be a major reversal of military practice and a change long sought by Congress members, The Associated Press has learned.
The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is proud to announce the 2021 Air Force Warrior Games team. A team of coaches and staff selected 45 primary and 15 alternates; a combination of Active duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen and veterans, after the 2021 Virtual Air Force Trials competition. The 45-person team will go on to compete at the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, Sept. 12-22.
The Department of Defense has adopted and expanded a tool developed by the Army Corps of Engineers and will use it to project the effects of climate change on almost 1,400 locations, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Senior General Says US Will Maintain Ability to Launch Airstrikes in Afghanistan Following Troop Withdrawal
The senior US general responsible for US troops in the Middle East made clear Thursday that the US intends to maintain military influence and the ability to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan after American and NATO troops are withdrawn from the country later this year.
The 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron began full operations from South Carolina's Shaw Air Force Base this week after 10 years of operations at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates, the Air Force announced.
Lockheed Martin Wins $27 Million Contract Modification for Integration of DARPA’s Blackjack Satellites
Lockheed Martin will do the assembly and integration of Blackjack satellite buses, payloads and the Pit Boss data processor.
The Defense Department is in the final stages of work on its strategy to connect sensors from each military service under a unified network, according to the top project official on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
An alleged close approach between satellites from OneWeb and SpaceX led to a meeting between the companies and the Federal Communications Commission, but the companies don’t completely agree on what resulted from that discussion.
An Air Force Special Operations AC-130J Ghostrider gunship is set to end this month’s Balikatan drills in the Philippines with a bang.
China is set to launch the first module for its own space station next week after rolling out a Long March 5B rocket at Wenchang spaceport late Thursday.
The secretive B-21 stealth bomber appears to be solidly on schedule, the top lawmaker on the House Armed Services Committee said today, calling a recent briefing on the program “one of the most positive, encouraging things that I’ve had happen to me in the last couple of weeks.”
The Air Force Research Laboratory is making investments in new precision, navigation and timing technology, the lab’s commander said April 22.
The Defense Department is pausing its efforts to field replacement software for the F-35′s troubled logistics system due to a lack of funding, the head of the F-35 program office said Thursday.
The Pentagon warned lawmakers this week about the growing and urgent threat of directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops in the Middle East and elsewhere, according to four people briefed on the matter.
Top House Democrats vowed Thursday to fight efforts to hasten the production of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in next year’s defense budget amid surging costs to keep America’s most expensive weapons system flying.
Tom Liu is a fan of Raptors. The four-wheeled variety. The winged version. The veloci-type? Maybe. It should come as no surprise, then, that Liu, the 30-year-old lead exterior designer of the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor, looked to the F-22 fighter for inspiration while designing the latest iteration of the Ford truck.