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Air force tuition assistance application window delayed for FY14

Air force tuition assistance application window delayed for FY14

Airmen applying for tuition assistance in fiscal 2014 will see several changes in both eligibility for and administration of the program. Due to these changes, the application window for classes beginning on or after Oct. 1 will not open until […]


Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Groundbreaking advancements to F-16 Fighting Falcon warfare training here arrived during the week of Aug. 12 through 16 in the form of a Joint Deployable Electronic Warfare Range, or JDEWR. The JDEWR is a weapon system that provides tactical-level training […]


Long-Range Radar Program Heading to Next Phase

Long-Range Radar Program Heading to Next Phase

A program office here working to provide warfighters with a new ground-based, long-range radar system is ready to move forward after the completion of recent prototype demonstrations. The Theater Battle Control Division’s Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar, or 3DELRR, program office […]


US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones

US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones

The US Air Force is unable to keep up with a growing demand for pilots capable of operating drones, partly due to a shortage of volunteers, according to a new study. Despite the importance placed on the burgeoning robotic fleet, […]


B-1 Bomber out of SD Crashes in Mont.; Crew Ejects

B-1 Bomber out of SD Crashes in Mont.; Crew Ejects

A B-1B bomber out of South Dakota’s Ellsworth Air Force Base crashed in a remote area of southeastern Montana on Monday but the four crew members survived, Air Force officials said. The two pilots and two weapons system officers ejected […]


USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

Due to resource constraints caused by sequestration, Air Force Space Command has directed the 21st Space Wing to prepare to discontinue operations at the Air Force Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1. Final decisions on all Fiscal Year 2014 budget […]


US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force intercepted for the first time an anti-ship cruise missile surrogate using Raytheon’s Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) cued by JLENS. An affordable, elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system, JLENS uses a powerful integrated […]


US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

The United States has delayed plans to supply Egypt with an additional four F-16 fighter jets due to unrest gripping the country, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. “Given the current situation in Egypt we do not believe it is appropriate […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

The first Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II to be assigned to Air Combat Command’s (ACC) 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was ferried from the company’s Aeronautics facility located here. Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo, Jr., […]


 
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