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Air Force captain honored for cleaning aircraft toilet
'Normally I’ll hate on officers for getting praised for simple normal people shit, but this is kind of cool.'
Senate to Air Force: You’re gonna keep your A-10 Warthogs and you’re gonna like it
Not even the Air Force can kill the A-10
Watch the Air Force’s first new F-15 in nearly 20 years make its maiden flight with a ‘Viking’ takeoff
Here comes the F-15EX.
The Marine Corps’s first carrier-based F-35 squadron is officially ready for combat
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, known as the “Black Knights,” has achieved initial operational capability
The Navy and Marine Corps are proud to have gone a full year without a fatal aircraft crash
The Navy and Marine Corps are pleased to announce that, for the first time in nearly a century of United States naval aviation, the services have collectively managed to not lose any pilots in the last year
The Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra makes its final flight after more than 30 years of service
The Marine Corps has officially retired the AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter
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
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"
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
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
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
A Navy flattop just rolled up in Hawaii laden with World War II-era warbirds
A Navy flattop just arrived in Hawaii with an unusual cargo: a fleet of World War II-era warbirds
This star-spangled Navy helicopter looks like it was plucked straight out of ‘Team America’
It doesn't matter how sweet your ride is; no amount of gung-ho bumper stickers, chrome, or flame decals will ever compare to the majesty of this MH-60S Seahawk.
The Blue Angels just received their first F/A-18 Super Hornet
Editor’s note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and...
America’s next COVID-19 relief bill includes defense industry’s Christmas list for some reason
The Senate GOP’s proposed coronavirus relief package includes about $29 billion in defense spending, including at least $7 billion for aircraft, ships, and other weapons systems
Contractor who lied about using weak metal parts for Navy aircraft is headed to prison
A U.S. District Court judge in Fort Worth on Thursday sentenced a man to 55 months in prison for lying to the U.S. Department of Defense about the type of metal his company used inside aircraft parts.
Here’s your first look at the Air Force’s first F-15 in more than 15 years
The Air Force on Monday awarded a nearly $1.2 billion contract to Boeing to produce its first lot of eight F-15EX fighter aircraft, the first new F-15 to roll off an assembly line for the service in more than 15 years
The Pentagon spent $300 million on defective and missing F-35 parts over the last five years, and lawmakers are furious
A group of high-ranking Congress members is launching an investigation into Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet program after being told U.S. military had to spend $300 million in the last five years on defective and missing parts
Here’s how Navy sub hunters prepare themselves for ‘unsafe’ intercepts by America’s rivals
U.S. military aircraft are routinely intercepted by Russian and Chinese fighters in international airspace, and that can be a jarring experience — especially if the encounter is "unsafe"
One of the Army’s potential Black Hawk replacements just hit a major speed milestone
The SB-1 Defiant prototype is currently competing against the V-280 Valor prototype, developed by Textron Inc. and Bell, in the Army's Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) effort
Lawmakers are once again fighting to save the A-10 Warthog from retirement
The Senate Armed Services Committee isn't keen on the U.S. Air Force's plans to retire legacy aircraft in favor of new technology, putting a stop to some proposed aircraft retirements and delaying others
F-35 landing gear collapses on landing at Hill Air Force Base
An F-35 Lightning II's landing gear collapsed during landing at Hill Air Force Base in Utah on Monday, the base announced
A new monument will honor F-14 Tomcats and the aviators who lost their lives flying them
“It was a fantastic airplane for it’s time"
The B-1B bomber’s days may be numbered, but the Air Force is still keeping it busy
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. If the Air Force gets its way, the B-1B Lancer will...
Elon Musk named his son after a very special reconnaissance aircraft
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and pop singer Grimes have welcomed a baby boy into the world with one of the most unusual names we've ever seen