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The Air Force’s newest gunship is officially here to f*ck up your day
Brace yourselves: the Air Force's newest gunship is officially on the prowl downrange
Cockpit video shows a Russian fighter running up on a US B-52 bomber over Eastern Europe
The Russian Defense Ministry released a video shot from the cockpit of a Su-27 fighter as it raced after a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress heavy, long-range bomber
Close Air Support: A-10 Warthog vs. F-35 Lightning
Which aircraft would you rather have as your Close Air Support?
Watch 2 F-35s flex in ‘beast mode’ in support of US troops in Afghanistan
Two F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters recently flew a mission in the Middle East in "beast mode," meaning they were loaded up with as much firepower as they could carry
The Navy’s first F-35 squadron just deactivated after 7 years of service
VFA-101, informally known as the "Grim Reapers" squadron, was deactivated to become part of VFA-125, a strike fighter squadron at California's Naval Air Station Lemoore
New video offers a first-ever look inside the cockpit of the legendary B-2 stealth bomber
A new video offers a look at the inside of the B-2 Spirit bomber for the first time in the three-decade history of one of America's most secretive aerial weapons
This Air Force slide shows how the F-35 became a bottomless money pit from which there is no escape
President Donald Trump spent a good chunk of time in the run-up to taking office dissing the freakishly-expensive F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program as a complete an utter money suck. Now we know why
Japanese F-35 fighter crashes while flying over Pacific Ocean
An F-35A fighter with Japan's Air Self Defense Force has gone missing while flying over the Pacific Ocean roughly 84 miles from the Japanese mainland.
India claimed it shot down a Pakistani F-16. The US says otherwise
Pakistan's F-16 combat jets have all been accounted for, Foreign Policy magazine said, citing U.S. officials, contradicting an Indian air force assessment that it had shot down one of the jets in February
Why a Russian surveillance plane is being allowed to photograph US military sites
A Russian surveillance jet based out of Travis Air Force Base in northern California has been enjoying access to restricted air space that are off limits to U.S. passenger planes since last week
Watch one of the Army’s potential Black Hawk replacements take its first flight
The SB-1 Defiant is finally here and ready to party
The Navy says its F-35C is ready for a fight. The Navy’s own data says otherwise
In February, the commander of the U.S. Naval Air Forces proclaimed that the Navy's F-35C Joint Strike Fighter was "ready for operations, ready for combat and ready to win" — even though the Navy's own testing data says otherwise
Boeing has already grounded the Air Force’s brand new KC-46 tanker jets due to sloppy manufacturing
Boeing was forced to ground its 767-based KC-46 tankers for the past week after the Air Force expressed concern about loose tools and bits of debris found in various locations inside the completed airplanes, according to internal company memos
How the Air Force plans on keeping the B-52 dropping warheads on foreheads for 100 years
Sixty-seven years after the U.S. Air Force received its last B-52 from Boeing, the flying branch finally has firmed up plans to fit the heavy bomber with new engines
The Air Force’s First KC-46 Pegasus Tankers Are Finally Here After Decades Of Uncertainty
Two new KC-46A Pegasus tankers touched down at McConnell Air Force Base on Friday afternoon, marking a major milestone for the base and Wichita after nearly two decades of high drama, uncertainty and delays.
Air Force F-22s And B-2 Bombers Are Prowling The Pacific, And The Photos Are Awesome
The U.S. Air Force has two of its most elite aircraft — the B-2 Spirit bomber and the F-22 Raptor — training together in the Pacific, reassuring America's allies and sending a warning to strategic competitors and adversaries about the sheer power the U.S. brings to the table.
Leaked Video Appears To Show An F-35 Hitting 5 Precision Targets At Once In ‘Beast Mode’
A recently leaked video sheds light on one of the F-35's possible weapons configurations, previously dubbed as "beast mode" in a Lockheed Martin infographic
The Air Force Wants To Keep The KC-135 Flying For 100 Years
A smaller Air Force with aging aircraft plans to fly its KC-135 refueling tankers — eight of which are operated...
Here’s A First Look At One Of The Army’s Potential Black Hawk Replacements
The Army is currently considering two advanced rotary-wing aircraft to replace the Black Hawk as part of the branch's Future...
Russia Sent Warplanes To Venezuela And The Pentagon Isn’t Having It
As the Russians send bombers to Venezuela, the Pentagon is stopping just short of firing a pistol into the air...
Swedish Pilots Awarded US Air Medals For Classified Cold War Blackbird Escort Op
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Air Medals to four Swedish air force pilots in recognition of their decisive actions...
When American Pilots Go To War, DARPA Wants A Robot As Their Co-Pilot
Someday when American pilots go to war, a robot may be their co-pilot. Not a mere auto-pilot. But essentially a...
Two Marine Pilots Grounded While Being Investigated Over ‘Sky Penis’ Episode
Two Marine Corps pilots have been grounded amid an investigation into allegations they drew a giant penis with their flight...
The Marine Corps Finally Bids Farewell To Its Last Prowlers
Editor’s Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The last...
Air Force Deploys ‘Bird Cannon’ In Opening Salvo Of Global War On Geese
The security forces at U.S. Air Force installations face some truly scary challenges, from vehicular intruders on the flight line to...