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Air Force launches first special tactics wing

Air Force launches first special tactics wing

U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command stood up the 24th Special Operations Wing in a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., June 12 to meet the growing demand for the unique capabilities special tactics Air Commandos provide. AFSOC commander Lt. Gen. […]


Norway to Buy 2 C-130J-30 Aircraft

Norway to Buy 2 C-130J-30 Aircraft

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Norway for 2 C-130J-30 United States Air Force (USAF) baseline aircraft and associated parts, equipment, logistical support and training for an estimated […]


Wedgetail Aircraft Arrives in Alaska for Exercise Red Flag

Wedgetail Aircraft Arrives in Alaska for Exercise Red Flag

The Royal Australian Air Force’s Wedgetail aircraft is participating in the most advanced international air combat training activity, Exercise Red Flag in Alaska. Red Flag Alaska, led by the United States Pacific Air Forces Command is a large force employment […]


New upgrades revitalize B-1B Lancers

New upgrades revitalize B-1B Lancers

B-1B Lancers are currently undergoing the most advanced hardware and software upgrades to date as part of the Sustainment-Block 16 program. Sustainment-Block 16 upgrades include a fully integrated data link in the aft station and vertical situation display upgrade in […]


US, Bulgarian Airmen strengthen ties during exercise

US, Bulgarian Airmen strengthen ties during exercise

More than 500 U.S. Airmen and two dozen F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing here recently returned from a deployment to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, where they spent a month conducting bi-lateral training with Bulgarian Airmen during […]


California BRAC bases now part of recycling revolution

California BRAC bases now part of recycling revolution

J.D. Wang, the CEO of a tire recycling company, believes people can recycle anything if they put their minds to it. So it seems fitting that his company is expanding into a recycled building — once the commissary at the […]


Afghans ‘concerned’ over airforce as NATO pulls out

Afghans ‘concerned’ over airforce as NATO pulls out

Afghanistan’s defence ministry has expressed concern over the slow pace of developing its airforce ahead of a scheduled withdrawal of NATO troops and equipment, the government said Sunday. More than a dozen transport aircraft provided to the Afghan airforce by […]


New 3-D scanner makes impact at Eglin

New 3-D scanner makes impact at Eglin

When the 46th Test Wing’s Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office purchased a 3-D laser scanner system six months ago, they had no idea how much of an impact this system would make. “This is state of the art,” said Mark […]


Air Force, NATO fly to protect Iceland’s air sovereignty

Air Force, NATO fly to protect Iceland’s air sovereignty

Airmen from Nevada to Germany are currently deployed here to conduct Icelandic air policing missions until June 7. The 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, which is made up of U.S. Air Force and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization personnel, is a […]


 
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