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Recapitalizing JSTARS: The Communication System

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: Communication is key. And for the Air Force's Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, its communication component is one...
A-10 Thunderbolt

US Air Force shelves Warthog plane retirement amid ISIS fight

The US Air Force will delay retiring the A-10 -- a stalwart attack aircraft beloved by ground troops -- because of the ongoing fight...
B-52 Bomber

US Air Force Tests B-52 Bombers Armed with Nuke-capable Cruise Missiles

Air Force Global Strike Command’s 2nd Bomb Wing and Air Combat Command’s 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted an extensive evaluation exercise Dec. 8...
F-22 Raptor Fighter Aircraft

US, British, French Forces Partner for Inaugural Trilateral Exercise At JBLE

LANGLEY AFB: U.S. service members will partner with members of the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force (RAF) and the French Air Force (FrAF) for...

Six US Air Force F-15Cs Arrive at Turkish Air Base

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany: Six F-15C Eagles arrived at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 6, 2015 in a demonstration of the United States unwavering...
China's J-11B

China Air Force’s J-11B Fighter Equipped With China-Made Engines

The PLA Air Force J-11B fighters have been equipped with China-made engines, according to Yang Dechun, a pilot assigned to a division under the...

US poised to unveil next super bomber

Washington: The US Air Force is getting ready to announce the winner of a multibillion-dollar contract to build a new generation of long-distance bombers...

Air Force Research Lab Announces MUOS Satellite Communications Testing in Antarctica

Instant and easy connectivity for mobile devices is often taken for granted, but modern cellular networks are tied to cell towers. How do you...

45 years on alert: Minot conducts Minuteman III test launch

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE: The 91st Missile Wing completed an operational test launch of an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile at Vandenberg...
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

US Air Force Uses Web-Based Remotely Piloted Aircraft Application

Using existing technology, a team of Air Force intelligence experts have developed a new Web-based program that saves lives and money, while enhancing the...