The USAF Space and Missile Systems Center
released a formal request for proposals on June 2, seeking prototype ideas for
new rocket engine systems.
MSgt. Josh Gavulic inadvertently pulled his
reserve parachute ripcord while donning a rucksack in close proximity to an
open ventilation door, according to the findings of an Accident Investigation
Board, convened following the fatal Feb. 21, 2014, military training mishap.
During a stop in Vietnam, Secretary of Defense
Ash Carter signed a “joint vision statement” with his Vietnamese counterpart,
and promised to expand the nascent defense trade between the two nations.
Combat Command chief Gen. Hawk Carlisle gave a quick status update on two
“joint” programs: the E-3 JSTARS radar aircraft replacement program and the extended
range variant of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile.
Barack Obama on Tuesday posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor—the
nation's highest honor for valor in combat—to two World War I veterans
for their heroic actions in two separate battles in
France nearly 100 years ago.
is planning to reopen production of the supersonic Tu-160 strategic bomber to
bridge the gap to the next-generation bomber currently in development, reported
Russia's state-run news service.
Guard Block 52 F-16s from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire JNGB, S.C.,
deployed to Lask AB, Poland, on May 28, in support of Operation Atlantic
there’s talk of expanding the reach of rescue forces by buying tilt-rotor
CV-22s for the mission, the focus needs to be on buying the Combat Rescue
Helicopter first, Air Combat Command chief Gen. Hawk Carlisle said on June 1.
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