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The Air Force says the B-21 Raider won't make its first flight until 2023; about a six-month delay from the last official estimates. No reason was given for the delay. While other programs have recently chalked up schedule slips to supply chain and labor shortages, the Air Force has said…
The Air Force mustache you a question—Are you ready for bigger mustaches? That’s according to a draft of a new memo posted to social media this week, revealing that the Air Force is on the verge of allowing men to grow their mustaches up to a quarter of an inch…
If Congress doesn’t act to establish a Space National Guard soon, leaders in Air National Guard units with space missions will need to start having some difficult conversations with their Airmen. That’s the warning from multiple commanders during a virtual event hosted by the National Guard Association of the United…
Lawmakers studying the lessons learned from the Ukraine war believe that speeding delivery of F-16s and Stingers among other kit to Taiwan, and forming a clear defensive coalition in the Pacific, could deter China from a mid-decade invasion. “I hope we've learned our lesson from Ukraine that pre-invasion arms, military…
The Defense Department authorized another $100 million in security assistance for Ukraine on May 19, reaching the limits of President Joe Biden’s existing drawdown authorities—just as the Senate passed a massive $40 billion aid package to extend them. All told, the DOD has now given Ukraine $4.6 billion in security…
The cost of the B-52 re-engining program has increased 50 percent because of integration issues, according to revelations in a House Armed Services panel hearing. The B-52 Commercial Engine Replacement Program has been conducted as a middle-tier acquisition program to get underway rapidly and develop a prototype system but is…