Air Force

Is Russia’s Su-75 ‘Checkmate’ Aircraft a Case of Vapor Marketing?

There’s less than meets the eye to the proposed fighter-bomber that made a splash at a recent industry show.

2021 Top Ten: Tech

Along with AI and JADC2, the year's top tech stories include the Army's December announcement of a vaccine that covers all possible COVID variants.

2021 Top Ten: Air Force

The emergency evacuation from Kabul, unprecedented in scope and speed, was the operational highlight of the year.

2021 Top Ten: Business

Industry hailed the Pentagon's cashflow assistance as personnel and supply-chain woes mounted. Now inflation might be the biggest concern.

Denials, Not Approvals, Greet Troops’ Religious Vax Exemptions

No service has yet publicly announced that any service member has received a religion-based exemption from the Pentagon’s COVID-vaccination mandate.

Air Force Breakthrough Brings Space-Based Solar Power One Step Closer

Tomorrow’s remote military bases could be powered by a light-to-microwave tile that just passed a key test.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 93: Outlook 2022

We continue our look-ahead to next year, featuring interviews with White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, and more.

This Air Force Targeting AI Thought It Had a 90% Success Rate. It Was More Like 25%

Too little of the right kind of data can throw off target algorithms. But try telling the algorithm that.

Calls Grow Urgent for Improving Guam’s Missile Defenses

“The threat to Guam will only increase over the next five years,” says INDOPACOM’s No. 2.

New National Defense Strategy to Be Released Early 2022

The Pentagon's NDS will follow the release of a new National Security Strategy from the White House, officials said.