F-16C Fighting Falcon

USAF MAJCOMs Partner to create virtual aircraft maintenance hangars

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas: Air Education and Training Command is working to build a faster and smarter Air Force in partnership with multiple...

AFRL creates safer-than-steel synthetic winch cable for cargo aircraft

The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fleet currently uses winch cables made of steel to pull pallets, vehicles and other items onto the aircraft from...

18th Aggressor Squadron replicates threats during Cope North 2020

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: Twelve Soviet-style blue, black and forest flanker-themed F-16 Fighting Falcons took flight from a frigid 20-below-zero airfield in the...

Aerial Refueling Adds Lethality to US Military Aviation

Global reach is an important aspect of the U.S. military's warfighting ability, and aerial refueling helps to make global reach a reality. Aerial refueling —...

USAF, NASA collaborate on successful testing of Methane Engine

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, and Masten Space Systems Inc. successfully tested a liquid methane...

France, Germany sign prototype contract for future fighter jet

Paris: France and Germany on Thursday gave the green light for building a prototype of Europe's next-generation fighter jet, effectively launching a project long...

US Air Force’s MH-139A Grey Wolf Helicopter begins testing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force’s newest helicopter, the MH-139A Grey Wolf, completed its first combined test flight, Feb. 11. With a Boeing pilot...

BAE Systems profits as governments splurge on military

British military equipment maker BAE Systems said Thursday that its annual net profit shot higher on rising military budgets around the world. Profit after tax...

Russia to Sign Contract for Several Dozen Upgraded Su-34 Bombers

Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to sign a new contract in the summer for the delivery of several dozen Sukhoi Su-34 frontline bombers to the...
U-2 Dragon Lady

USAF Complete U-2 SYERS-2C Upgrades, Enhancing Imaging Capability

The U.S. Air Force, Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® (NYSE: LMT) recently completed flight...