The Afghan National Army Air Corps is a vital and rapidly
growing component of Afghanistan's security forces and is building
air power to deny terrorists a safe haven in Afghanistan, according
to a U.S. Air Force general.
A330 MRTT Successfully Performed 1st Contacts Using New
The Airbus Military A330 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport) has
completed another major milestone, successfully performing a series
of dry contacts using the new generation Cobham 905E hose and
drogue under-wing refueling pods. The receiver aircraft was a
Spanish Air Force F/A-18A+ fighter.
Lockheed Martin and the US Air Force have successfully completed
Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) A-10C site activations at
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson and Spangdahlem Air Base in
For years, Japan has been asking the US to sell it F-22
fighters. Since 1998, all exports of the high-tech fighter have
been banned under a 1998 amendment by House Appropriations
Committee Chairman David Obey.
CBP's P-3 AEW Crews -- These Folks 'Have Our Back'
Day and night, there are a number of heroic people and aviation
assets prowling the skies for signs of those that would threaten
America in one of many forms. One of those heroic groups is
employed by US Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, for
A US Navy aircrew joined the international search for survivors
and debris on Tuesday from an Air France aircraft that went missing
Monday off the Brazilian coast, U.S. Southern Command officials
The United States Department of Defense has awarded Lockheed
Martin a $2.1 billion contract modification to produce 17 F-35
Lightning II stealth fighters in the third lot of low-rate initial
production (LRIP). The buy also includes the first international
orders - two F-35 operational test aircraft for the United Kingdom
and one for the Netherlands.