Boeing Begins EMD Flight Trials for T-X TrainerBoeing has begun engineering and manufacturing development flight trials of the T-X trainer aircraft it has developed with partner Saab for the US Air Force.
Jane’s Defence Weekly Cyber Command Warns of New Attacks and Malware Potentially Linked to IranUnited States Cyber Command is warning that hackers are using a security flaw in Microsoft's Outlook email program, while also uploading new malware to an archive used by cybersecurity researchers that one expert believes is connected to an infamous Iranian attack.
AxiosAs Acting Air Force Secretary, Donovan Takes Lead Role Advocating for Independent Space ForceIn the weeks since he became acting Secretary of the Air Force, Matthew Donovan has used his bully pulpit to advocate for the establishment of a separate space service. With Congress just weeks away from taking decisive action on the issue, Donovan said he will continue to press the case on Capitol Hill.
Space NewsPentagon Eyes Military Space StationThe Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit wants options for an unmanned orbital outpost to support space experiments and operations––a logistics hub that might even grow, DIU’s solicitation suggests, to a larger manned space station.
Breaking DefenseHow 2 Space Norway Satellites will Help the Air Force in the ArcticTwo Norwegian satellites will host the core components of the US Air Force’s next generation satellite communications system for the Arctic, Northrop Grumman announced July 3.
Pentagon Looks into Virtual Reality to Prepare Troops for Nuclear WarThe tech would let troops run through more exercises more frequently and at less cost than traditional training in the real world.
OPINION: The Shape of AirpowerIn the first of a two-part series, called “Shapes,” USAF Col. Mike Pietrucha, an electronic warfare officer instructor and the last American aviator to reach 1,000 operational hours in the Phantom II, examines the assumptions behind how the Air Force designs its combat aviation at the enterprise level, rather than at the aircraft level.
War On The RocksWatch the Aircraft that Flew over Trump’s July 4 ExtravaganzaStanding in a steady drizzle and flanked by the nation’s top military leaders, President Donald Trump turned the National Mall into an airshow on the evening of July 4 as aircraft from all four services and the Coast Guard roared over the Lincoln Memorial in a loud, proud celebration of the birth of America 243 years ago.
Military TimesOne More Thing …ACC Commander Dogfights Son in Twitch Live-StreamThe commander of Air Combat Command and his son fought each other live on a
Twitch stream June 29, in a combat flight action video game. Gen. Mike Holmes pitted his skill with the F-15 against 1st Lt. Wade Holmes and his F-16 in this exhibition match designed to highlight the Air Force’s pilot community and to answer questions from viewers about military service.
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