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ISR leader passes torch to new generation

ISR leader passes torch to new generation

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: The morning of Sept. 30 saw 20 officers receive intelligence specialty badges upon graduating from the Air Force intelligence officer course here. There are multiple classes held each year, but the Sept. 30 graduation had […]


Israel to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets in deal with US

Israel to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets in deal with US

WASHINGTON: Israel has signed a contract with the United States to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets, officials said after Washington offered “incentives” for the Jewish state to help sputtering peace talks. The sale of the US-made Joint Strike Fighter will […]


India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

New Delhi: India has agreed to buy up to 300 advanced stealth fighter jets from Russia, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday, announcing a deal that could be worth up to 30 billion dollars. Antony told a press conference with […]


USAF air logistics center Improves KC-135 maintenance

USAF air logistics center Improves KC-135 maintenance

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla.: The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center sealed the deal on a pledge to America’s warfighters Oct. 4 by celebrating the depot maintenance of 55 KC-135 Stratotankers in fiscal 2010, the most in nearly two decades. […]


Global Strike command reaches full operational capability

Global Strike command reaches full operational capability

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.: Officials declared Air Force Global Strike Command to be at full operational capability Sept. 30, on schedule, and less than 14 months after its initial activation as a command. To reach that milestone, the command […]


President extends deadline for stop loss benefit

President extends deadline for stop loss benefit

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Eligible Airmen, veterans and their beneficiaries now have until Dec. 3 to apply for retroactive stop loss special pay following an extension in the continuing resolution signed by the president Sept. 30. The new Dec. […]


Lockheed Delivers First Production C-5M Super Galaxy to USAF

Lockheed Delivers First Production C-5M Super Galaxy to USAF

MARIETTA, Ga.: Lockheed Martin completed delivery of the first production C-5M Super Galaxy at a ceremony here today with officials from Air Mobility Command, Air Force Material Command and Dover Air Force Base, Del. This is also the first C-5M […]


Reservists participate in Africa’s largest air expo

Reservists participate in Africa’s largest air expo

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: More than 150 aircrew and personnel from the U.S Air Force and Army took part in the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2010 exhibition held at Air Force Base Ysterplaat, Cape Town, South Africa last week […]


USAF Uses Pilatus PC-9s to Train JTACs

USAF Uses Pilatus PC-9s to Train JTACs

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany: From energy conservation practices to Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century initiatives, Airmen are looking for more efficient ways of conducting business. One task that has Air Force leaders here thinking outside the box […]


Indonesia Plans To Buy Six More Su-30MK Fighters From Russia

Indonesia Plans To Buy Six More Su-30MK Fighters From Russia

Jakarta, Indonesia: Indonesia’s Air Force chief of staff Marshal Imam Sufaat said on Friday his country planned to buy six more Sukhoi fighter jets from Russia, the Jakarta Post reported. He said the purchase would be on the Defense Ministry’s […]


 
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