David Silcott, left, chief executive of S3i, a biological research company, goes over an airflow particle test for Navy Vice Adm. Dee Mewbourne, right, deputy commander, U.S. Transportation Command, on board a United Airlines 767 aircraft at Dulles International Airport, Va., Aug. 28, 2020. The test data will help Transcom and the Defense Department identify how far the coronavirus can spread in an aircraft and how long it remains in the air to determine future processes for loading and quarantining passengers.

Military researchers say flying during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t as terrifying as you think

The head of U.S. Transportation Command offered a sneak preview Wednesday of the results of a Defense Department test of particulate spread on commercial aircraft — and they are surprising

Sailors stand by an F/A-18 Super Hornet assigned to the "Golden Warriors" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87 before starting flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) while participating in Exercise Northern Edge 2019 on May 15, 2019

The F/A-18 Super Hornet that pulled off the US's first air-to-air kill in 18 years still has the war paint to prove it

According to recent Pentagon photos, the F/A-18E Super Hornet from VFA-87 that shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 fighter-bomber in the U.S. military's first air-to-air kill since 1999 clearly carries a fresh victory marking — a scalp for one of the squadron's "Golden Warriors"

A PBY-5A Catalina on patrol, 1942–43

Historic Pearl Harbor PBY Catalinas to fly again for 75th anniversary of the end of World War II

Before and after Dec. 7, 1941, the frequent appearance of big PBY Catalina flying boats skimming the wavetops in Pearl Harbor and Kaneohe Bay would have been an eye-catching sight

U.S. Air Force 320th Special Tactics Squadron jumpmasters prepare for high altitude, high opening (HAHO) jump operations July 11, 2017, over Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia during Talisman Saber 2017.

SOCOM didn't consistently document whether more than $800 million in gear met key performance metrics or not

U.S. Special Operations Command has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on specialized equipment that the command wasn't even sure met requirements, according to a new audit from the Defense Department inspector general

An artist's rendering of the B-21 stealth bomber

The Air Force's first B-21 Raider stealth bomber is 'starting to look like an airplane,' official says

Construction of the very first B-21 Raider stealth bomber is moving along rapidly ahead of the aircraft's planned first flight in late 2021, an Air Force official recently said