Air Force

Wildfires Are So Dangerous Now that the National Guard Prepares for Them Like Hurricanes

For West Coast units, there’s no wildfire season anymore. ‘It’s really a fire year now,’ top general says.

DOD Reimposes Mask Mandate Inside Pentagon, Other Bases Near ‘Substantial’ COVID Transmission

Troops, employees, contractors, and others must wear masks indoors on Defense Department facilities in the Pentagon and these areas.

Why Isn’t the Military Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines?

Service members need to be protected against the coronavirus. This isn’t a close call.

Lockheed Loses $225M on Secret Project, Lowers F-35 Production Forecast

Company will press ahead on aeronautics project in hopes of turning it into a profitable production program.

Army Dealing with Tough Moving Season as US Sees Shortage of Housing, Movers

The number of household goods shipments in late May rivaled what the service typically sees during the season’s peak, at the end of June.

Exclusive Interview: Lockheed’s CEO Wants His Company to Connect All the Pentagon’s Weapons

Jim Taiclet has been forming alliances with commercial firms in an attempt to give Lockheed a leg up over its competitors.

How We Get to Captain America-level Battle Speeds

We are on the verge of Hollywood-level fast, but the service branches need cultural change and cooperation for it to work.

KC-46 Tankers Expand Mission Workload, Start Refueling F-35s

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks was briefed about the new tankers at a New Hampshire base Wednesday.

Swiss Pick F-35 to Replace Old Fighter Jets

The Lightning II beat out the Boeing Super Hornet, Dassault Rafale, and Eurofighter Typhoon.