U.S. Marines with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion get off a chartered plane at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, March 31, 2020.Continue reading COVID19: Returning Marines Screened for Coronavirus in NC
A US Air Force C-130J Super Hercules touched down in an assault landing on a taxiway at Yokota Air Base in Tokyo, Japan.Continue reading C-130J Taxiway Assault Landing in Japan
The Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider is set to serve as the backbone of America’s strategic bombing capability from the 2030s likely until the end of the century.Continue reading B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber Development
The US Air Force announced Capt. Kristin “BEO” Wolfe as its newest F-35A Lightning II demo pilot. Wolfe previously flew the F-22 Raptor, and has over 800 flight hours in fifth-generation stealth aircraft. She is the first woman selected to represent the United States and the US Air Force worldwide as an F-35 demo pilot.Continue reading Kristin “BEO” Wolfe: First Woman F-35 Demo Pilot Announced
Included in DARPA’s 2021 budget request is funding for a program called “Gunslinger,” in which the research agency hopes to mount a gun system on a cruise missile.
The impact of a system with these capabilities could be huge, especially considering the increasing threat of hypersonic missile systems.Continue reading DARPA “Gunslinger”: Gun-Armed Tactical Cruise Missile
F-15 Eagles launching into a snow squall at RAF Lakenheath, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.Continue reading F-15 Eagle Fighters Launching into Snow at RAF Lakenheath
Multiple B-1 Lancer “BONE” supersonic bombers deployed to take part in the first 2020 Red Flag exercise at Nellis AFB in February.Continue reading Watch BONE Afterburner Takeoffs at Nellis’ Red Flag 2020
The 354th Fighter Squadron “Bulldogs” returned to Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ, on Feb. 18, 2020, after deployment to the Middle East.Continue reading Warthog Squadron Homecoming in Tucson
The first Red Flag air combat exercise for 2020 officially wrapped up Friday, Feb. 14. As visiting aircraft make their way home, some great images are coming out from the Air Force showcasing just how impressive the F-35A’s operations are to behold.Continue reading F-35A Red Flag 2020 Night Operations (Photos)
Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighters from Hill AFB participate in Nellis AFB’s Red Flag exercise.Continue reading Air Force Lightnings at Nellis AFB Red Flag 2020
The A-10 Thunderbolt II has one of the largest cannons on any aircraft in the world. Understandably, reloading this Goliath can be it’s own monster of a task.
Dive in as we take a detailed perspective of what it looks like to reload the cannon on this legendary aircraft – the 30mm GAU-8 Avenger.Continue reading Feeding the Avenger: Reloading the A-10’s monster Cannon
US Air Force and Northrop Grumman released new renderings of the Air Force’s next-generation stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, on Jan. 31, 2020.Continue reading New B-21 Raider Renderings Jan 2020
Aircraft Compatibility Testing continued this week on the US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78).Continue reading USS Ford Aircraft Compatibility Flight Testing at Sea
Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers arrive at RAF Fairford in the United Kingdom during a deployment exercise last year.Continue reading Spirit Stealth Bombers Landing in the UK
The first carrier-based variant of the F-35 Lightning II, the F-35C, was delivered to the US Marines at MCAS Miramar Tuesday. The fifth-generation stealth fighter is the first to be designed for use with catapult systems on US aircraft carriers.