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Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

The first batch of F-16 fighter jets bought by Iraq are due to be delivered in two years, US officials said on Tuesday as...

Hypersonic vehicle fails flight test: US Air Force

A flight test of an experimental unmanned vehicle designed to fly at hypersonic speeds has ended in failure, the US Air Force said Wednesday. The...

KC-135 Upgrades to Keep Aircraft Flying for Decades

The 1950s-era KC-135 Stratotankers are slated starting next year to be souped-up with upgraded engines that will extend the nation's global reach for another...

Air Force Tanker Conducts Its First Exercise Pitch Black

Making its debut in a multi-national exercise, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has deployed its KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport to RAAF Base Townsville...

Air Force Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems

After years of looking into the F-22’s pilot disorientation problems—alleged to be just “oxygen” problems—the Air Force has announced that it has everything under...

Embraer Delivers Four A-29 Super Tucano to Indonesian Air Force

Embraer Defense and Security has today delivered four light attack and tactical training A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to Indonesia’s Air Force at a ceremony...

Saudi Airforce Plans $850M Aircraft Support Deal

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for...

Air Force assures F-22 readiness following extensive testing

Following months of life support systems components testing in the F-22 Raptor, officials have "determined with confidence" the source of previously unexplained physiological incidents,...

Innovative Simulator Solution Enhances Training

A significant milestone for remotely piloted aircraft was ushered in July 10, with the first student sortie in an innovative T-6 Texan II simulator. The...

F-22 Raptors Deploy To Kadena

F-22A Raptors from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, and arrived July 28 local time. Pacific Air...