Air Force

Dems Using Burn-Pit Vote To Target GOP Opponents in Midterms

“They’re for wars…but they’re not for veterans,” a Marine Corps vet running for the Senate said.

SOCOM Orders Cropduster Attack Planes from L3Harris Technologies

The contract, which could grow to 75 aircraft, marks a major victory for proponents of prop-driven close air support.

Air Force Grounds Most F-35s in US Due to Faulty Ejection Seats

The extraordinary stand-down order from Air Combat Command does not cover every fighter in the fleet, overseas, or other service branches.

Northrop Grumman CEO: We Can Build a Next-Generation Fighter

Kathy Warden said the company’s B-21 stealth bomber positions it well to compete for the Next Generation Air Dominance warplane.

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National Guard Considering Major Expansion in Indo-Pacific

In an interview, Gen. Dan Hokanson says Guard seeks to amplify its training presence because of China’s increased aggressiveness.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 105: Aerospace's new inflection point

Here's what industry execs were worried about at the Farnborough Airshow.

VA Is 'Closely Watching' the Fate of Abortion Access as It Weighs Offering the Service

The leader of the largest hospital network in the country says he has the authority to change the department's policy.

Air Force Chief Hints Western Fighter Jets Could Go to Ukraine

No decisions yet, but U.S. and partners, looking at many options.

Tempest Tabula Rasa: UK’s Next-Gen Fighter Cockpit Has No Instruments, Yet

BAE suggests under-development avionics architecture could influence other aircraft as well.

Czech Republic To Buy 24 F-35s Amid Russia's War on Ukraine, Ministry Says

“Given the worsening security situation,” Prague says, it must bolster air forces now.

At UK Airshow, Defense Execs Warn of Inflation, Supply Chains, and Worker Shortages 

The Biden administration needs to invest in apprentice schools, CEO of top aerospace and defense firm says. 

Austria Becomes the National Guard’s Newest Security Partner in Europe

The Guard is expanding its presence overseas with new partners and lessons from Ukraine.