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F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters Kick Off Massive US-ROK War Games
December 04, 2017
F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters Kick Off Massive US-ROK War Games
Hundreds of U.S. and South Korean aircraft including stealth fighter jets participate in combined air force exercise.
F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters Kick Off Massive US-ROK War Games
US, Australian Air Forces Hold Bilateral Bomber Integration Drills
October 09, 2017
US, Australian Air Forces Hold Bilateral Bomber Integration Drills
The Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force continue to increase their interoperability.
US, Australian Air Forces Hold Bilateral Bomber Integration Drills
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
September 19, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
The mission was described by U.S. Pacific Command as a "sequenced bilateral show of force."
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
September 08, 2017
Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
The U.S. military ordered 150 MD-530F high-altitude scout helicopters for the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
US Air Force to Retire Predator Killer Drones in Early 2018
March 01, 2017
US Air Force to Retire Predator Killer Drones in Early 2018
The service is slated to switch to an all MQ-9 Reaper force by the end of this year.
US Air Force to Retire Predator Killer Drones in Early 2018
US Air Force Rotates Supersonic Strategic Bombers in the Asia-Pacific
February 11, 2017
US Air Force Rotates Supersonic Strategic Bombers in the Asia-Pacific
The United States continues its forward deployment of B-1B Lancer heavy strategic bombers on Guam.
US Air Force Rotates Supersonic Strategic Bombers in the Asia-Pacific
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
August 27, 2016
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
The Afghan Air Force recently took delivery of the last batch of U.S.-made MD530F light attack helicopters.
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
US Air Force to Receive 30 New Reaper Killer Drones
August 18, 2016
US Air Force to Receive 30 New Reaper Killer Drones
The new unmanned aerial vehicles will join the U.S. Air Force by the middle of 2019.
US Air Force to Receive 30 New Reaper Killer Drones
US Air Force Deploys Supersonic Strategic Bombers to Pacific
August 10, 2016
US Air Force Deploys Supersonic Strategic Bombers to Pacific
It is the first deployment of a B-1B Lancer bomber to the region in over a decade.
US Air Force Deploys Supersonic Strategic Bombers to Pacific
Next Stop Syria? US Air Force Declares F-35A Combat Ready
August 03, 2016
Next Stop Syria? US Air Force Declares F-35A Combat Ready
The aircraft recently also completed its first air-to-air kill test.
Next Stop Syria? US Air Force Declares F-35A Combat Ready
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
July 19, 2016
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
The recent delivery increases the Afghan Air Force’s fleet of light attack helicopters from 18 to 23.
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
June 21, 2016
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters arrived in Kabul last week.
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
February 27, 2016
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
Washington test-fired its second nuclear missile in a week amid rising tensions with Beijing and Pyongyang.
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
January 14, 2016
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Kabul has ordered 12 more MD530F Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopters for the 2016 fighting season.
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
September 28, 2015
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Afghanistan’s most decorated pilot is critical of U.S. efforts to help build the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
August 18, 2015
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
Over the next four years, the number of daily U.S. drone flights is planned to increase by 50 percent.
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
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