Your Cart

DefenceTalk.com

/

US air force

US F-16 Crashes In South Carolina, Killing Pilot

Posted by Agence France-Presse on


DefenceTalkDefenceTalkA US Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft crashed during a training mission in South Carolina, killing the pilot, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The plane went down about 11:30 pm Tuesday (0330 GMT Wednesday) at Shaw Air Force Base, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Charleston, the base said in a statement. It said the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-f-16-crashes-in-south-carolina-killing-pilot-75818/

read entire article

F-15E officially first compatible fighter for B61-12 nuclear bomb

Posted by Jacky Chia on


DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe F-15E Strike Eagle has officially become the first fully compatible fighter aircraft to carry and deploy the latest variant of the United States Air Force’s (USAF) air-dropped nuclear munition – the B61-12. In a media release on Twitter dated June 9th, Sandia National Labs stated that “Years of preparation have culminated in two test […]https://www.defencetalk.com/f-15e-officially-first-compatible-fighter-for-b61-12-nuclear-bomb-75713/

read entire article

US Air Force fails to fix ‘persistent’ racial disparities: watchdog

Posted by Agence France-Presse on


DefenceTalkThe US Air Force disciplines black service members twice as much as white ones but has done nothing to remedy the situation since it was brought to light in 2016, according to court documents and a report published Wednesday. The Air Force has the biggest racial disparities among their military justice practices out of all […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-air-force-fails-to-fix-persistent-racial-disparities-watchdog-75676/

read entire article

USAF B-1B Bombers Train with Swedish Air Force

Posted by Swedish Defence on


DefenceTalkThe Swedish Air Force today conducted a combined air exercise with parts of the US Air Force, an exercise that had been planned for a long time, in which all air force units with fighter aircraft as well as the Air Combat Training School participated. Swedish fighter aircraft­– Jas 39 Gripen – escorted US B-1B […]https://www.defencetalk.com/usaf-b-1b-bombers-train-with-swedish-air-force-75626/

read entire article

US Fighter Jet Crashes In Florida, Second Accident In A Week

Posted by Agence France-Presse on


DefenceTalkA US fighter jet has crashed during a test flight in Florida, the air force said Wednesday, the second military air accident in a week in the state. No one was hurt in the incident involving an F-35A Stealth jet as it tried to land Tuesday night, Eglin Air Force Base said in a statement. […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-fighter-jet-crashes-in-florida-second-accident-in-a-week-75615/

read entire article

Pentagon announces new mission for secretive space drone

Posted by Agence France-Presse on


DefenceTalkThe US Air Force said Wednesday it would be sending its high-tech X-37B space drone back into orbit this month — the sixth trip for the reusable vehicle that maneuvers around the Earth on secretive missions. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, which looks like a small version of the manned space shuttles retired in 2011, […]https://www.defencetalk.com/pentagon-announces-new-mission-for-secretive-space-drone-75455/

read entire article

US Air Force investigates using quantum materials in new navigation tool

Posted by Air Force News Agency on


DefenceTalkAir Force Research Laboratory researchers Drs. Robert Bedford, Luke Bissell, Chandriker Dass and Michael Slocum are finding practical applications for the curious phenomena that occur in quantum materials. Until the late 1990s, the properties – or even the existence – of such materials seemed little more than theoretical. But, what is a quantum material? Once […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-air-force-investigates-using-quantum-materials-in-new-navigation-tool-75437/

read entire article

B-1B Lancers return to Indo-Pacific for bomber task force deployment

Posted by Air Force News Agency on


DefenceTalkJOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii: B-1B Lancers returned to the Indo-Pacific region May 1 to conduct bomber task force operations out of Andersen Air Base, Guam. Four bombers and approximately 200 Airmen from the 9th Bomb Squadron, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to support Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts with allies, […]https://www.defencetalk.com/b-1b-lancers-return-to-indo-pacific-for-bomber-task-force-deployment-75380/

read entire article

Northrop Grumman to rapidly develop net-centric gateway

Posted by Northrop Grumman on


DefenceTalkNorthrop Grumman Corporation is rapidly working on developing and fielding a gatewayONE prototype, an open system enabling translation and communication across platforms, in support of the Advanced Battle Management family of Systems (ABMS). Under the contract, awarded by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s C3I and Networks Directorate, Northrop Grumman is providing engineering, […]https://www.defencetalk.com/northrop-grumman-to-rapidly-develop-net-centric-gateway-75367/

read entire article

USAF commissioned RAND Space Launch Market Report released

Posted by Air Force News Agency on


DefenceTalkLast summer, the Department of the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center Launch Enterprise requested a RAND Corp. study of the heavy lift launch market. The RAND study confirms the heavy lift launch market is unlikely to support more than two U.S. launch providers in the long term, and highlights the short term schedule […]https://www.defencetalk.com/usaf-commissioned-rand-space-launch-market-report-released-75321/

read entire article