The F-35B Tests Continue

10/24/2011: These photos were taken on October 18, 2011 aboard the USS Wasp.  In an interview during the tests, Admiral Scott underscored that the V-22 plus the F-35B would expand the capabilities available to a ARG commander like himself.  “From an operational point of view, it will give me a…

Working on an Army AH-64D Apache

10/21/2011:Working on an Army AH-64D Apache helicopter [slidepress gallery='working-on-an-army-ah64d-apache-helicopter'] Credit: 438th Air Expeditionary Wing:09/20/2011 In the first two photos, U.S. Army soldiers from C4 3-227 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Air Calvary Brigade, 1st Calvary Division, out of Fort Hood Texas, perform preventative maintenance on a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache helicopter…

Mountain Warfare Training

10/10/2011:Mountain Warfare Training [slidepress gallery='mountain-training'] Credit: 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division: 09/22/2011 In the first photo, Spc. Thomas Warner from Company D, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, attends Assault Climbers training at the Marine Corps’ Mountain Warfare Training Center in northern…

Striking at Sunrise

10/07/2011: Striking at Sunrise [slidepress gallery='striking-at-sunrise'] Credit:Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay:09/08/2011 In photo 1, a blanket of green smoke sweeps by as an instructor watches infantrymen with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provide fire suppression during a platoon attack at Range 410A on Marine Corps Air…

Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk

10/05/2011: Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk [slidepress gallery='amphibious-ships-return-to-norfolk'] Credit: USN Visual Service: 8/31/2011 In photos, 1-3 and 5, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp and amphibious transport dock ships USS New York and USS San Antonio transit in formation during a training exercise. The ships are returning to Norfolk after…

Flying a Medevac Mission

10/03/2011: A HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter lands at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, during a medevac mission, Aug. 25, 2011. The crews flying the Pave Hawks here support coalition and Afghan forces by landing in hostile areas to recover casualties and fly them to medical facilities for treatment. [slidepress gallery='flying-a-medevac-mission'] Credit: 451st…

Raptors return to flight

9/28/2011: This slideshow highlights the return to flight by F-22s.  These photos show Raptors taking off from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 21, after a four-month stand down. [slidepress gallery='raptors-return-to-flight'] Photo Credit:Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs

An Update on the A400M

9/27/2011: The Airbus Military A400M passed a series of key tests in the last week as the aircraft continues to progress towards civil and military type certification.On 17th September the aircraft (Grizzly 1) successfully performed the high-energy rejected take-off test, which confirms the capability of the braking system to stop…