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Armed F-15C skids off runway during emergency landing at Joint Base Andrews
An F-15C Eagle from Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing had to make an unplanned landing at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Saturday afternoon after declaring an in-flight emergency while...
The F-35 still can’t go supersonic without compromising its critical stealth tech, and the Pentagon is OK with that
The Navy and Marine Corps variants of the vaunted F-35 Joint Strike Fighter cannot maintain supersonic speeds without sustaining structural damage that compromises its stealth capabilities — and the Pentagon...
The B-1B Lancer is once again roaming the Pacific after ending its permanent presence in Guam
After ending its 16-year permanent bomber presence in Guam, the U.S. Air Force this week flew a B-1B Lancer to the Pacific as part of its new unpredictable deployment experiment...
Navy Blue Angels, Air Force Thunderbirds spotted training over Florida together
The two aerobatic teams rarely fly together, but did over the coastline near Pensacola on Tuesday, and several onlookers caught the show
Watch a Russian SU-35 buzz a Navy aircraft for the second time in just 4 days
Russian pilots once again acted out their Top Gun fantasies — and no, not by playing shirtless volleyball.
Manuals for Trump’s new Air Force One cost almost as much as an F-35 stealth fighter
The new instruction manuals for President Donald Trump's new Air Force One cost $84 million, close to the cost of a F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter
Watch the world’s most advanced F-15 make its maiden flight with a ‘Viking’ takeoff
If you're looking for a taste of what the Air Force's first new F-15 fighter jet in nearly 20 years might look like, look no further than the first flight...
A key system on the Air Force’s new KC-46 tanker needs a complete and lengthy redesign
Having already written off $3.7 billion on the Air Force tanker program over the past six years, Boeing said Thursday it must now pay for a complete redesign of the...
The F-35 still has hundreds of problems the Pentagon has no plans on fixing
The beleaguered F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is still suffering from hundreds of unresolved design flaws, according to a new report from a non-governmental watchdog, dozens of which the Defense Department...
Ultimate attack helicopter the AH-64 Apache owns the sky
Air superiority is the greatest tool of the American military and the AH-64 Attack Helicopter reigns supreme. The Army canceled … Continued
The Air Force has a jolly new name for its next combat rescue helicopter
The Air Force's brand new combat rescue helicopter is ready for a fight — and now it has the cheeky new designation to prove it
This helicopter could be the Army’s next Black Hawk replacement and test pilots absolutely love it
Test pilots who fly the SB-1 Defiant claim that the futuristic helicopter could get its tail shot off in combat and still fly faster than an undamaged UH-60 Black Hawk
The Air Force wants to make its dream of a ‘flying car’ a reality
Buckle up, everyone: the Air Force is forging ahead with its push to develop a "flying car" straight out of your science-fiction dreams.
The Air Force wants to retire aging aircraft. It will have to get past Congress first
For some U.S. Air Force leaders, retiring the A-10 Warthog close-air support aircraft was a simple decision.
The Air Force has started testing its UH-1 Huey replacement
The MH-139A Grey Wolf completed its first test flight with a combined Boeing and Air Force crew on Feb. 11, the service announced in a statement, allowing the Air Force...
The Air Force wants to get rid of some of its most well-known aircraft. Here’s what’s on the chopping block
The $207.2 billion total spending in the Air Force's 2021 budget request would part with a number of noteworthy aircraft, including 17 B-1B Lancer bombers and 44 A-10 Thunderbolt ground-attack...
The Air Force plans on retiring the vaunted U-2 spy plane starting in 2025
After nearly 70 years of service, the U.S. Air Force plans to begin divesting its fleet of U-2 Dragon Lady spy planes starting in fiscal year 2025, budget documents show
Bye-bye to BRRRT: the Air Force wants to retire 44 A-10 Warthogs
Despite multiple efforts to push the iconic A-10 Warthog's retirement date further into the future, the U.S. Air Force is now slated to shelve dozens of the Cold War-era ground-attack...
Syrian forces almost shot down a civilian airliner with 172 passengers on board
Syrian troops nearly shot down an airliner attempting to land in Damascus in the confusing aftermath of Israeli airstrikes early Thursday morning
This video of 6 A-10 Warthogs dropping flares over the Persian Gulf is absolutely glorious
There are few things that scream 'America' more than the incredible might of the U.S. military. Warm apple pie with … Continued
SOCOM is eyeing a fleet of light attack aircraft for ‘armed overwatch’
U.S. Special Operations Command is looking to pick up 75 light attack aircraft to conduct "armed overwatch" missions in conjunction with ground forces, according to new solicitation
A single Navy pilot just flew 2 unmanned EA-18G Growlers in a first-of-its-kind experiment
The U.S. Navy just demonstrated that two EA-18G Growlers can be autonomously controlled by a manned fighter in a first-of-its-kind test for the specialized electronic warfare aircraft
Navy F-35s, F/A-18 Super Hornet among jets performing Super Bowl flyover
The Navy will have a worldwide audience Sunday to showcase its newest warplane, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Air Force finally released new images of its stealthy B-21 bomber
New photorealistic renderings of the B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber have officially landed
The Air Force is officially picking up its first new F-15 in nearly 20 years
It's been nearly 20 years since the most recent F-15 rolled off the assembly line for the U.S. Air Force, and the service is officially looking to add a fresh...