Air Force

Right Hands, Right Place: Why We Must Push Military Technology Experimentation to the Edge

The Pentagon will struggle to keep up with rapidly evolving threats unless it gets better at sending promising new gear to deployed troops.

UFO Sightings By US Troops Surge

Intelligence officials cite recent efforts to reduce the stigma of reporting odd aerial phenomena. Many cases remain unexplained.

Pentagon Rescinds COVID-Vaccine Mandate

The move was required by the 2023 defense policy bill. Troops who were ejected for refusing the vaccine may petition for a change in their discharge status.

Air Force Wants to Add Facial Recognition to Automated Base Entrance

Scott Air Force Base is looking for verification and identification algorithms for a facial recognition pilot.

The US Army Can Be the Joint Force's Contact Layer in the Pacific

Team a multi-domain task force with U.S. Army Forces Japan to keep tabs on China, boost deterrence, and—if necessary—fight until reinforcements arrive.

Pentagon Scrambles to Prep New COVID Rules as Vaccine Mandate Nears End

Vaccine-refusal separations are on hold as DOD develops “further guidance.”

Runway Reopens, B-2s Still Grounded—But President Can Direct Them to Fly if Needed

Debris from damaged stealth bomber cleared from a Missouri runway more than 10 days after the mishap, USAF says.

B-2 Bomber Fleet Grounded Indefinitely

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command ordered the stealth-bomber stand-down in response to Dec. 10 mishap.