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Rise of the Robot Warplanes

Rise of the Robot Warplanes

The Ministry of Defence’s London headquarters yesterday, Thursday 30 July 2009, hosted an exhibition of the latest Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) giving military and civilian staff a chance to gather their own intelligence on the future of military aviation. Last […]


New Process to Drastically Change Programmed Maintenance

New Process to Drastically Change Programmed Maintenance

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga: A C-130 Hercules is scheduled to arrive at Robins Air Force Base July 31 to mark the beginning of what is expected by Air Force officials to be a dramatic change in the way aircraft […]


Air Force Team to Assess Iraqi Air Defense Needs

Air Force Team to Assess Iraqi Air Defense Needs

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq: Air Force officials are sending an assessment team to Iraq to look at how the Iraqi military can field an air defense once American forces leave in 2011. The team is expected in the country shortly, said […]


New B-2 Radar Meets Mission Requirements

New B-2 Radar Meets Mission Requirements

PALMDALE, Ca: Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Air Force have successfully demonstrated that the new radar developed for the B-2 stealth bomber can fulfill the performance requirements for its required missions, both conventional and strategic. Northrop Grumman is the […]


Air Force Officials Establish Core Team for Nuclear Surety Inspections

Air Force Officials Establish Core Team for Nuclear Surety Inspections

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: Air Force Inspection Agency officials here recently created a new team to increase the standardization and consistency of Nuclear Surety Inspections across the Air Force. The establishment of a centralized team of nuclear inspectors, known as […]


Air Force Leaders Roll Out UAS Flight Plan

Air Force Leaders Roll Out UAS Flight Plan

WASHINGTON: Air Force leaders ushered in a new era of airpower capabilities with the approval of the Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan June 23 by Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley and Air Force Chief of […]


Air Force Officials Adopt Personnel Recovery As Core Function

Air Force Officials Adopt Personnel Recovery As Core Function

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE: Air Force officials are transitioning their combat search and rescue motto to an over-arching name that encompasses all rescue assets under the same umbrella mindset with a more current operational focus. Personnel recovery fulfills a promise […]


Air Force to Protect Iraq Security Gains as Forces Withdraw from Cities

Air Force to Protect Iraq Security Gains as Forces Withdraw from Cities

WASHINGTON: As U.S. forces in Iraq prepare to pull back from most major cities by June 30, U.S. air support will continue to enable and protect security gains made over the past two years, a U.S. commander said in a […]


Air Force Official Discusses 21st Century ISR Challenges

Air Force Official Discusses 21st Century ISR Challenges

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass: In an environment marked by ever-increasing threats, Airmen must enhance an already-sharp focus on information gathering and sharing, a top Air Force official said during a forum held June 10 in Burlington, Mass. Lt. Gen. […]


Maintainers keep F-22s ready in Guam

Maintainers keep F-22s ready in Guam

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: To support F-22 Raptors deployed here as part of U.S. Pacific Command’s Theater Security Packages, a team of maintenance personnel are working behind the scenes to ensure that each flying mission is a success. The […]


 
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