U.S. Air Force

Boeing unconcerned about MH-139's European heritage in bid for USAF Huey replacement | Jane's 360

Boeing is not worried that its bid to secure the US Air Force's (USAF) UH-1N Huey Replacement Program might be scuppered by the European heritage of …

Aerospace

Could US Nuclear Weapons be Hacked?

The Air Force is seeking more interactions with private sector firms to build better networks for securing nuclear weapons computer systems, service …

Military

Meet the hurricane hunters, whose harrowing flights are all in a day's work

"Buckle up, bumpy skies ahead."<p>While that warning could be announced on your next flight, it's virtually an iron-clad guarantee for the crews aboard the fleet of "hurricane hunter" airplanes and jets, whose sole mission is to fly directly into and around some of the world's most powerful storms.<p>The …

Weather

‘Brewery yoga’ event in Columbia benefits healing arts program for veterans

Dan Hill has set out to prove a simple premise: More men will sign up for yoga if they can try it at a local brewery and top off their session with a …

Yoga

Air Force: Upgraded B-52 Bomber-Serve to 2040

The Air Force is surging forward with a massive, fleet-wide modernization overhaul of the battle-tested, Vietnam-era B-52 bomber, an iconic airborne …

Military

‘I Was Inverted’

On May 17, 2017, a Chinese Su-30 Flanker rolled over the top of a U.S. Air Force WC-135C Constant Phoenix aircraft that was flying in international …

Military

Russia’s ‘Killer Satellites’ Re-Awaken

Now after being idle for a year or more, two of the mystery-sats are on the move again. On April 20, 2017, one of them reportedly shaved hundreds of …

Military

The Sky's the Limit: 15 Key Milestones in Aviation History

1 of 17<p>Aviation pioneers<p>On May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh claimed his spot in aviation history when he landed in Paris, France, after a 33.5-hour …

Aviation

Disorderly Man Aboard LAX Flight Is Disorderly, Military Scrambles Fighter Jet Escorts

On Friday, officials in the U.S. Air Force scrambled two F-22 fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, aboard …

Male Romper Watch is in full force at Preakness

This week, the internet was graced with the fashion phenomenon of the male romper — just in time for Preakness.<p>A Kickstarter for something called the …

Military

Saudi Arabia Can’t Win Its Own Battles

Saudi Arabia has relied heavily on air power since its campaign against the Houthis in Yemen began more than two years ago. The kingdom has also …

Middle East

Cyber security executive addresses Interop in LV

Concerns about cyber security, always humming in the background, escalate when attacks such as this week’s WannaCry make headlines worldwide.<p>Kevin …

Cybersecurity

F-35 jets waiting in wings as Liberals’ ‘interim’ Super Hornet purchase in limbo

OTTAWA — The federal government’s suggestion it may trash plans to buy “interim” fighter jets from aerospace giant Boeing Co. may open up a window …

Aerospace

Chinese fighter flew inverted above US Air Force jet over Yellow Sea

A Chinese fighter jet conducted a barrel roll over a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane flying in international airspace above the Yellow Sea on …

Aerospace

We may have accidentally formed a protective bubble around Earth

Radio waves might help protect us from space weather.<p>When the Navy wants to send a message to an underwater submarine, it sometimes uses very low frequency (VLF) radio waves. These long wavelengths, beamed from large towers on the ground, are unique in their ability to travel through salty water. …

Space Weather

U.S. Military Leaders Just Issued A HISTORIC Warning To Congress...

Getty Images<p>The U.S. military just issued a historic warning to legislators that ‘space is now a warfighting domain,’ per Breitbart.<p>Top officials …

War

Possible Key Points in the NAFTA Renegotiation’s

MENU<p>FREMONT, Neb. - A lawsuit filed against the city of Fremont over land for a Costco chicken processing plant has been dismissed. Court records …

Military

Twin Peaks Refresher: Everything to Know Before Season 3

I’m still shocked that <b>David Lynch</b> and <b>Mark Frost’s</b> <b>Twin Peaks</b> aired on a major television network – let alone in primetime. The series heavily …

TV

RED takes Guardians of the Galaxy to Cine Gear Expo by Jose Antunes

Two panels featuring Henry Braham, BSC, Dean Devlin and Red Bull Media House will star on the cultural side of RED’s presence at Cine Gear Expo …

US spies caught Russian officers bragging about causing chaos in the election 6 months before the vote

US spies caught a Russian military-intelligence officer bragging about causing chaos in the upcoming US election six months before the vote, according to a new Time magazine cover story by Massimo Calabresi.<p>Although a declassified intelligence report released in January concluded that Russia …

Russia

What Did the Trump Administration Just Do in Syria?

By apparently hitting regime-allied forces again, the president may be opening the door to more escalation.<p>The apparent U.S. strikes against forces backing Bashar al-Assad on Thursday could mark a major shift in the Trump administration’s approach to Syria. Coalition jets reportedly hit Syrian …

Middle East

This Photo Shows The A-10’s Incredible Durability

A photo of an A-10C Thunderbolt II conducting training operations in the United States offers a not-so-subtle reminder of the Thunderbolt’s …

Aerospace

Abandon the 2 Percent Obsession: A New Rating for Pulling Your Weight in NATO

When Donald Trump travels to Brussels for his first NATO summit on May 25, an organization he labeled as “obsolete” during the presidential campaign, …

Geopolitics

Pregnant Wife Incorporates Deployed Air Force Husband in Beautiful Maternity Shoot: ‘I Miss Him’

While a pregnant Veronica Phillips’ husband is overseas, she stays connected to him through a series of beautiful photographs.<p>Due to limited rights, …

Pregnancy

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces Department of Defense Senior

<b>IMMEDIATE RELEASE</b><p>Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces Department of Defense Senior Executive Service Appointments and Assignments<p>Press Operations<p>…

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Winter storm warning for Denver area; mighty snowstorm gets stronger

A late-spring storm brought heavy snow and strong winds to the Front Range on Thursday, with areas in the foothills being buried in more than 2 feet …

Weather

These 15 New Orleans-area grads just finished Air Force basic training

Several New Orleans-area high school graduates recently completed Air Force basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.<p>The …

Military

Telling A Story With Environmental Portraiture

<i>For a recent photo assignment, Jim Cornfield chose to create an environmental portrait of Air Force Capt. Kenneth Curry, telling a story in images by</i> …

Portrait Photography

Texas Southern's Cornyn cancellation draws debate

Texas Southern University's decision to cancel U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's commencement speech has drawn support and criticism in columns this week.

John Cornyn

How the Humvee Compares to the New Oshkosh JLTV

Why the Humvee is getting replaced by a Chevrolet-Silverado-HD-powered armored truck<p>After over three decades of faithful service, the United States Army and Marine Corps are replacing the AM General Humvee in frontline service with the Oshkosh JLTV. Although Humvees will continue to serve …

Trucks