After a change of plans, the F-35 is headed to the Pacific Northwest. Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., will be home to the Air Force’s third formal training unit for the F-35A, the service announced May 25. In 2020, the Air Force announced plans to establish ...
The second F-15EX Eagle II arrived at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on April 20, this one with a different tail flash than the first. The new F-15, number 20-002, touched down with the “OT” tail flash used by the 53rd Wing at Eglin. This ...
The Air Force unveiled the name of its newest fighter jet—the F-15EX Eagle II—during an April 7 ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. ANG Director Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh said during the ceremony the F-15EX’s improvements will be key to its mission of ...
Boeing's F-15EX fighter made its first flight Feb. 2—a 90-minute hop around St. Louis, Mo., checking out flying qualities and general systems. No issues were reported publicly. The jet is one of two that will begin developmental and operational testing at Eglin Air Force Base, ...
Air Combat Command on July 21 awarded three companies contracts worth up to $433.6 million to provide 5,418 annual sorties of adversary air support at five bases over the next four and a half years, a command spokesperson told Air Force Magazine. The contracts with ...
The draft 2020 defense policy bill prohibits the Air Force from transferring any low-rate initial production F-35 strike fighters to the adversary air role until the Chief of Staff submits a report to Congress detailing the service’s plan for modernizing its organic aggressor fleet. “It ...