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SecAF unveils service’s game plan in future security environment

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Air Force's top civilian addressed Air, Space and Cyberspace Power in the 21st Century during his portion of the 38th Institute...

Air Force Launches Satellite to Enhance Military Communications

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION: Air Force officials successfully launched a new-generation military communications satellite from here at 8:47 p.m. EST Dec. 5 when...

Air Force Global Strike Command officials assume ICBM mission

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La: Air Force Global Strike Command officials here assume the Air Force's intercontinental ballistic missile mission Dec. 1. The ICBM transfer...

Chief of Staff addresses key mobility, Air Force issues at conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn: Gen. Norton Schwartz, the Air Force chief of staff, recently attended the 41st Airlift Tanker Association conference where he addressed a gathering...

Air Force finishes safest flying year

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: Fiscal 2009 was the safest flying year in the 62-year history of the Air Force. There were only 17...

China commander says space weapons inevitable

Beijing: A top China air force commander has called the militarization of space an "historical inevitability", state media said Monday, marking an apparent shift...

C-27J Spartan Set to Join US Air Force Fleet

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill: Air Force plans to include the C-27J Spartan, the latest propeller-driven airlifter planned for the Air Force inventory, are...

Solar Array Saves Air Force Energy, Money

WASHINGTON: A solar-energy array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is saving money for the Air Force and decreasing the service's reliance on fossil...

As KC-135Es retire, Air Force focus shifts to KC-X

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill: One of the last of the KC-135E Stratotankers to retire made its final flight Sept. 28 to Sheppard Air...

Air Force officials begin search for new aerial tanker

WASHINGTON: Senior Department of Defense and Air Force officials announced the rollout of the KC-X Acquisition Program at a Pentagon briefing Sept. 24. Air...