U.S. Air Force

New Small Diameter Bomb II Tests for F-35

<i>U.S. Air Force completed a series of rigorous, high-speed wind tunnel tests for Small Diameter Bomb II™, moving the weapon one step closer to</i> …

Military

In 2029, a Massive Asteroid Will Come Startlingly Close to Earth

Few humans realize that the Apophis asteroid, discovered in 2004, is named after the Egyptian god of evil and destruction, who cherished chaos and …

Space Exploration

The Tiny Satellites Ushering in the New Space Revolution - Bloomberg

A good rocket launch site has a few important characteristics. An unpopulated patch of land near an ocean is preferable, so no one gets showered with …

Military

WWII: How Did the B-17 Attack the Nazis?

From World War II to today, Boeing products have been the backbone of America’s strategic bomber force. That long tradition got started, though, with …

Military History

Congress Could Throw Millions Into the Defense Budget for New A-10 Wings

The additional funds won't mean the drama over the Warthog fleet is over though.<p>USAF<p>As Congress moves forward crafting the next annual defense …

Military

NSA Leaker, Reality Winner, Will Soon See Her Day In Court

Remember the dullard that took home classified information from her job as a NSA contractor and forwarded it on to an internet news site, only to be …

Conservative POV

'The program works' says judge as 4 graduate from veterans treatment court in Holyoke (photos, video)

<b>This story elaborates on an article published at 3:48 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017</b>: Military veterans honored for completing treatment program at …

Veterans

Opinion: Should we re-think Lester B. Pearson's legacy, too?

On June 21, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he was removing the name of Hector-Louis Langevin from the Ottawa building that houses the Prime …

Canadian News

OPEC should let oil prices rebalance the market: Kemp

| LONDON<p>The 1980s film “WarGames” contains an important lesson for OPEC and shale producers about the futility of trying to manage the oil market.<p>Released in 1983, the movie blended new concerns about home computers and hacking with older concerns about the accidental start of nuclear conflict and …

Oil

Report: U.S. Air Force Needs AT LEAST 164 B-21 Raider Stealth Bombers

Thanks to Russia and China. A new report from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) suggests that the United States Air Force should build a …

Military

The Air Force Thinks It Can Fly the F-22 Raptor Until 2060

The world's first stealth fighter will hang around well after the mid-century mark.<p>The F-22A Raptor will fly until 2060, more than 60 years after the first aircraft took flight. That's the word from the U.S. Air Force, which estimates that the fifth-generation fighter jets could fly for another 43 …

Aerospace

As Chemical Accusations Flew, U.S. Spy Planes Gathered Off of Syria

Around the same time that the White House was warning that the regime of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad was planning a chemical attack — and Al …

Military

The U.S. Military Needs More Laser Rockets

U.S. Air Force weapons loaders say the current rotation of attacks against ISIS, from this past January forward, has generated fast-growing demand …

Military

Former nonprofit CEO now serving 18 years in Louisiana prison

Former Birmingham Health Care Jonathan Wade Dunning is now in a Louisiana prison serving up to 18 years.<p>After months of delays following his Oct. 4 …

Health Care

Ex-US Air Force Captain Says A UFO Destroyed Ten Nukes - Hidden Truth

Conspiracy theorists believe high-profile witnesses were pledging to remain quiet about extraterrestrial-related events. However, a former U.S. Air …

UFOs

US Clears Sale Of 22 Predator Guardian Drones To India. Here’s All You Need To Know

The US has cleared the sale of predator Guardian drones to India, as President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pledged to …

Indian Navy

Navy Super Hornet Shoots Down Syrian Arab Jet

Dave Majumdar [2]<p>The United States Navy’s recent shoot down of a Syrian Arab Air Force Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter near the town of Tabqah over Syria is …

Military

MIT’s gas-powered drone is able to stay in the air for five days at a time

Last month, a team of MIT engineers launched Jungle Hawk Owl from the back of a compact car. It was the first flight for the 24-foot-wide drone, which the team believes is capable of staying in the air for five days on a single tank of gas.<p>The craft was designed to address a challenge posed by the …

Technology

The U.S. Air Force Just Had an Awful Week

Crashes, ground accidents, and tornadoes destroyed, crippled aircraft were all on the menu last week.<p>A string of aircraft accidents added up to a bad week for the U.S. Air Force. Two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters, one belonging to the prestigious Thunderbirds aerobatic team, and a giant unmanned …

Military

ESA Plans to Privatize Robotic Space Plane by 2025

LE BOURGET, FRANCE — Although Europe’s Space Rider reusable space plane is three years or so from its debut, the European Space Agency (ESA) is …

Exploration

This Shipping Magnate Is Calling a Bottom in the Oil Rout

OSLO—Shipping magnate John Fredriksen is trying to buy more oil tankers despite a glut of vessels afloat, a messy restructuring of an offshore-drilling company he leads and two unsuccessful takeover attempts of rival tanker firms.<p>The self-made billionaire, who also is a major player in offshore oil …

Business

Syria, Iran, North Korea, Afghanistan: Mainstream Media Wants Trump to Go to War

As global conflicts escalate, media stays mum<p>President Donald Trump.<p>The mainstream media has widely been opposed to President Donald Trump, but they …

North Korea

Raytheon pushing GBU-49 as quick fix to give F-35 ability to hit moving targets

LE BOURGET, France — Once Raytheon gets approval from the Pentagon to integrate its GBU-49 guided bomb with the F-35, it will take only a couple …

War

House defense bill could give Air Force authority to sole-source Huey replacement

WASHINGTON — The House version of the defense authorization bill contains a provision that would allow the Defense Department to sole source a …

Military

The U.S. Air Force's Stealth F-22 Raptor Will Fly Until 2060

The United States Air Force is planning to keep the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor in service though 2060. To that end, the service is funding a series …

Military

‘My chest was shaking’: SpaceX launches second rocket in 48 hours

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE – Hundreds of rocket fans gathered to watch SpaceX launch the second installment of Iridium’s next-generation global …

SpaceX

353rd SOG and JASDF complete Exercise Teak Jet

Members of the 353rd Special Operations Group, from Kadena Air Base, Japan built on relationships with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) …

Military

The U.S. Military Just Attached a Laser Weapon to an Apache Gunship

The thrust of the U.S. military’s laser weapon tests have focused on the sea, on land and aboard fixed-wing aircraft. You need a lot of power to …

Military

The U.S. Air Force Wants to Buy More Reliable Bunker Buster Bombs

Improved bombs will be less likely to fail to explode than older types seeing active use in Iraq and Syria.<p>USAF<p>The U.S. Air Force is moving ahead …

Military

Rocket engine plant announced for Alabama by Bezos' company

A private spaceflight company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a powerful new rocket engine in Alabama for space flight, the company …

Exploration