Category Archives: U.S.Air force

Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

USAF F-35B Fighter Jet

May 26, 2017  InHomelandSecurity.com

An Italian facility has unveiled the first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet to be assembled outside the United States, Lockheed Martin  reports. Continue reading Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

US Air Force launches another long-range missile into Pacific

ballistic missile launch

Published May 03, 2017  FoxNews

For the second time in a week, the U.S. Air Force test launched another long-range ballistic missile on Wednesday morning, flying more than 4,000 miles from a base in California before splashing down in the Pacific near the Marshall Islands. Continue reading US Air Force launches another long-range missile into Pacific

Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets

Russian nuclear-capable bombers

Published April 18, 2017  FoxNews

A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island — the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. Continue reading Russian bombers fly near Alaska; Air Force scrambles jets

Chinese Military Officers Crash U.S. Air Force Conference in Florida

Chinese Military

ORLANDO, Fla. — Three People’s Liberation Army Air Force officers crashed an U.S. Air Force conference here this week, raising eyebrows from military officers and defense executives alike. Continue reading Chinese Military Officers Crash U.S. Air Force Conference in Florida

Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane wings by 600 days in orbit

X-37B

Published January 12, 2017  FoxNews

The U.S. Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane has now spent 600 days in Earth orbit on the vessel’s latest mission, and is nearing a program record for longest time spent in space. Continue reading Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane wings by 600 days in orbit

US Air Force deploys B-52 bombers in Middle East to combat Islamic State

B52 Bomber

Published April 09, 2016  FoxNews

The U.S. Air Force has deployed B-52 long-range bombers to the Middle East for the first time since the Gulf war ended over 25 years ago to begin striking the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, officials said Saturday. Continue reading US Air Force deploys B-52 bombers in Middle East to combat Islamic State