In a nighttime ceremony contrived to continue concealment of many of its features, the new B-21 bomber rolled out of Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif. plant Dec. 2. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the aircraft's advanced technology represents "deterrence, the American way."
Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson, the only living American triple ace pilot, was honorarily promoted from colonel to brigadier general in a rare and historic ceremony presided over by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. Brown called Anderson, 100, a “wrecking ball” of ...
The Space Force activated its Middle East component on Dec. 2 as the service moves to secure more responsibility with U.S. worldwide combatant commands. In the latest stand-up, U.S. Space Forces-Central (SPACECENT) was activated in a ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., with Space ...
One out of every three Americans is extremely concerned about the possibility of a nuclear war within the next five years, as worries about Russia and the security situation in Europe have surged, according to the results of a new survey. The Ronald Reagan Presidential ...
The B-21 will be the centerpiece of the Air Force's long-range strike portfolio, expected to enter service in a few years and persist for decades with continuous improvements to make it capable against tough and evolving air defense threats worldwide. The B-21 is to be ...
The Air Force and Northrop Grumman are set to roll out the service’s first new bomber in 34 years on Dec. 2—the B-21 Raider. In an eagerly-awaited ceremony at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., the B-21 will make its public debut after seven years of ...
Fifth AF without F-15s; Collaborative Combat Aircraft; Layered missile defense in Guam.
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Gen. B. Chance “Salty” Saltzman became the second-ever Chief of Space Operations Nov. 2, bringing with him a resume unlikely ever to be repeated.
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Exercise exposes the inherent complexity of cross-domain, joint service operations.
News that the Air Force has begun to draw down its two F-15 squadrons at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, shows the cascading effect of decisions made years ago.
National Aeronautical Association’s (NAA’s) 2022 Frank G. Brewer Trophy for excellence in Aerospace Education
How the Air Force helped avert a nuclear catastrophe and save the world.
All that matters is getting [hardware] to warfighters at scale.
The growing frequency of intentional and unintentional incidents in space proves the case for resiliency.
The ceremony reinforced a profound friendship that has flourished between the two nations since their bitter rivalry some 75 years ago.
New Air Force Veterans in Congress; Kendall doesn't see larger Air Force in NDS; Autonomous weapons limit; DFCs for Afghanistan evacuation.
Saltzman new Space Force Chief; Space Development Agency satellites; U.S. Space Force bypasses Air University for education; Space Force components in INDOPACOM, CENTCOM, Korea.
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