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F-35 Lightning II: Hill commemorates new era in combat airpower

By Nathan Simmons HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) - Base officials and the Top of Utah community officially welcomed the F-35 Lightning II at a ceremony here Oct. 14, an event that formally marked the beginning of F-35 operations for...

Pegasus Drogue, Hose and Boom systems deployed

by Daryl Mayer 10/10/2015 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - The KC-46A Pegasus notched another success this week when the systems at the heart of aerial refueling were demonstrated on EMD-2 with the deployment of both drogue systems and the boom. On...

418th FLTS does prerequisite testing for KC-46 program

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 418th Flight Test Squadron is setting the stage for the arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueler with legacy tanker fuel surge testing conducted July 26 through Aug. 9. Both the...

Video: F-35A Fires 25mm Gun at Full Capacity

EDWARDS AFB --- An F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 mm Gatling gun during a ground test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, earlier this month. The gun is embedded in the F-35A’s left wing and will...

Lockheed Martin Delivers Latest C-5M Super Galaxy Early

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 6, 2015 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered another C-5M Super Galaxy to the U. S. Air Force on Aug. 5. A Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) aircrew ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility here...

B-52s demonstrate strategic reach

  OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AFNS) — Two B-52 Stratofortresses assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana returned July 2 from a 44-hour, nonstop mission to Australia. The mission, which was closely coordinated with the...
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Naval Group delivers the last multi-mission offshore patrol vessel for Argentina

The last of the four Argentinian offshore patrol vessel (OPV), OPV 87 A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, was delivered today to...
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