Luke AFB and the F-35

07/03/2013
07/03/2013: The Air Force announced that Luke AFB has been chosen as the location for 72 additional F-35A Lightning II aircraft, bringing the eventual total number of the fifth-generation fighters expected here to 144. Credit: 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs: 6/27/13 The Air Force's initial decision to establish an F-35…

With an Accuracy of 100 Yards or Less

03/26/2012
C-130J releasing multiple high-velocity container delivery systems (HVCDS) at an accuracy of 100 yards, as part of a training exercise conducted by the Air Force's 317th Operation Support Squadron Feb. 24 at Fort Hood, Texas. With an Accuracy of 100 Yards or Less from SldInfo.com on Vimeo. Credit:Fort Hood Public…

167th Airlift Wing Participates in C-5 Surge

11/28/2011
11/28/2011: Maintenance and air crews preparing a C-5A for launch on October 19, 2011. The C-5 was part an Air Force wide C-5 surge exercise. The video interviews with Col. Richard Robichaud, 167th Operations Group commander and Lt. Col. Steven Truas, 167th Maintenance Group Deputy commander. For the impact of…

USCG and USAF conduct training rescue exercise

10/28/2011
10/28/2011: Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Elizabeth City conducted a search and rescue training exercise with an Air Force pilot in the Chesapeake Bay, in late September 2011 . We have recently interviewed the commander of the 5th District and have in the past interviewed the USCG air station leadership…

Air Force C-5 delivers Marine Helo’s in Djibouti

08/11/2011
08/11/2011: In these photos, Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn Africa, Djibouti, prepare to unload a Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, July 14, from an Air Force Reserve Command C-5B, assigned to the 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve…