Tagged: US Air Force

USAF test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg 0

US Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg

The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. A Minutemen 3 missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base...

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US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea – Report

Wednesday’s flight was the third time a US recon aircraft was spotted near Russia’s southern borders in less than 24 hours. A US Air Force Boeing RC-135V large reconnaissance aircraft based in Crete, Greece made...

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Russian Spy Plane Flies Over Nuclear Bases in US Southwest, Radar Data Shows

The flight was carried out by a Tu-214ON observation plane packed with airborne surveillance tools, panoramic and topographic cameras, airborne radar, and other equipment. A Russian military aircraft flying under the Open Skies Treaty...

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New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much more international attention....

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Russia Now Has ‘Treasure Trove’ of Info About Stealthy F-22s – US General

The Syrian conflict has given Russia the ability to learn more about how US stealth aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor operate, a US Air Force general told an audience at an Air Force...

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Dropping Like Flies: US Marine F-35s Software Malfunction Grounds More Jets

“Some anomalies” with the F-35B’s Autonomous Logistic Information System (ALIS) forced the US Marines in Yuma, Arizona, to “temporarily suspend” F-35B operations, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing said on Friday. The root of the problem...

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US Navy to Try 10-Year-Old Technology to End Hypoxia Problem on Fighter Jets

The US Navy is trying to solve the suffocation problem on some of its planes that’s tortured US pilots for years with new and improved oxygen generators, originally developed a decade ago. If you...

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Flight Lab: The Bizarre, Beautiful New Fliers of NASA’s Famed X-Plane Program

TUCKED AWAY IN the Mojave desert lies the Armstrong Flight Research Center, where NASA engineers imagine, design, and test the future of flight in aircraft that carry the designation “X.” That single letter has...