Osprey CASEVAC Exercise

MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 medically evacuate simulated casualties at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 21, 2019. Sailors of 2nd Med. Bn. trained in emergency and enroute medical care with U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps forces to improve standards of care during a Special Operations…

Defense Officials Testify on Nuclear Priorities

David Trachtenberg, deputy undersecretary of defense for policy; Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command; Navy Vice Adm. Johnny Wolfe, director of Strategic Systems Programs; and Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, deputy chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, testify on the fiscal year…

Air Force CV-22s in Emerald Trident 2019

Air Force CV-22s arrive at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California during Exercise Emerald Trident on 14 January, 2019. Emerald Trident is the largest joint special operations exercise where U.S. Special Operations Command forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict.  NAVAL AIR…

Italian Eurofighter Intercept

Rome 17 December 2018 Two F-2000 Eurofighter jets have scrambled to intercept a civilian aircraft – belonging to an Australian airline and flying from Crete to Spain- that had lost radio contact. Communication was interrupted while the aircraft was crossing Italy's airspace. The two Air Force interceptor aircraft from 37th Wing-Trapani, having established that no emergency…

USAF and Directed Energy

Air force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation conduct an experiment looking at the use of lasers and high-powered microwave against small unmanned systems. WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, UNITED STATES 10.25.2018 Video by John Hamilton  White Sands Missile Range Public Affair

Directed Energy Solutions for Counter-UAS

Air Force experimentation on White Sands Missile Range with the use of high-powered microwave and laser systems to shoot down small unmanned aircraft. WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, UNITED STATES 10.25.2018 Video by John Hamilton  White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs

Luke Days 2018

Luke Days demonstrates the Air Force’s continuing progress in building the future of airpower with military and civilian air acts including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-35 and F-22 static displays, science, technology, engineering, and math exhibits, and military operations demonstrations. [maxgallery id="115693"] LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, AZ, UNITED STATES…

Australia Retiring P-3s as P-8s Arrive

11/25/17: The Air Force’s first AP-3C Orion, with tail number A9-751, was transferred from operational service to the Royal Australian Air Force Museum for static display on 16 November 2017. A9-751 conducted its maiden flight on 5 January 1978 and was subsequently delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force at…