Air Force

A Drink for Jakko

Combat forges a special bond between an air controller and his airborne teammates.

As More Aviation Accidents Pile Up, Key Safety Recommendations Remain Undone

Pentagon officials say they’re still working on the December 2020 suggestions of a congressional commission.

Boeing Can’t Find Enough Workers to Build the New Air Force One

A new GAO report details the latest setback for the presidential planemaker. 

After Deadly Aviation Crashes, Congress May Tighten Pentagon Focus on Why

2023 budget also seeks report on risks to anti-tank and anti-aircraft munition stockpiles after U.S. surge to Ukraine.

House Bill Would Allow Military to Perform, Fund Abortions

“Reproductive rights cannot and should not end when you put on our nation’s uniform,” Rep. Sara Jacobs said.

The New Air Force Ones Are Late, So the Old Planes Need More Cash, Official Says

Air Force acquisition chief cites 2- to 3-year delay, which Boeing blames on subcontractor and supply problems.

Another US Hypersonic Missile Hits Mach 5 in Test, Air Force Says

Three different U.S. weapons have now demonstrated successful hypersonic flight.

Raytheon Technologies Invests in Hypersonic Aircraft Startup Hermeus

It’s the first investment by the aerospace and defense giant’s new venture arm.