The Air Force grounded its B-1 fleet on Thursday after an inspection identified potential fleet-wide problems. Here, a B-1B Lancer is refueled by a KC-10 Extender over an undisclosed location April 14, 2018. Air Force photo by SSgt. Colton Elliott.
US Air Force B-52s Train With Italian Air Force in IcelandTwo U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses conducted flights from RAF Fairford, England, to Iceland on March 26, 2019, to conduct training with Italian air force Typhoon fighter jets supporting the NATO Icelandic Air Surveillance mission.
US Studying India Anti-Satellite Weapons Test, Warns of Space DebrisActing U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out on Wednesday that they risk making a “mess” in space because of debris fields they can leave behind.
ReutersAir Force Academy Chapel Renovation Halted After Funds MovedA renovation of the Air Force Academy chapel has been canceled after funds were transferred to a Florida base.
Air Force TimesAmid Russia Tensions, Producing F-35 Fighter Jets Without Turkey Possible: US SourcesExcluding NATO-member Turkey from the trillion-dollar F-35 fighter jet program would be challenging due to Ankara’s integral role in the stealthy jet’s production process, but not impossible, U.S. sources familiar with the situation said.
ReutersF-35: What The Pilots SayFirsthand accounts of flying the world’s most advanced fighter.
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One More Thing …There Are Some Fates Worse Than DeathA TEDx talk by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Drowley "Johnny Bravo", Commander, 66th Weapons Squadron. TEDx Talk at Scott Air Force Base. via
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