U.S. Air Force

Swiss lawmakers to challenge the F-35 acquisition?

Several lawmakers are collecting signatures to challenge with a referendum the acquisition of the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet for the Swiss Air Force....


Boeing KC-46 gets USAF approval to begin limited refueling missions

The US Air Force granted approval for Boeing KC-46 Pegasus to begin limited refueling missions....


US Air Force releases new B-21 Raider stealth bomber render

The US Air Force released a rendering of its upcoming B-21 Raider stealth bomber....


USAF prepares next stage of tanker fleet modernization with KC-Y tender

With the KC-Y program, the US Air Force intends to acquire between 140 and 160 new tanker planes in support of the current Boeing KC-46A Pegasus....


Defect delays Boeing T-7A trainer serial production by a year

After a wing rock issue was discovered while testing the upcoming T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer, the USAF decided to delay the full-rate production by a year....


Boeing seeks delay and higher price for future Air Force One

Boeing warned the USAF it would be a year late on delivery of the two future Air Force One presidential aircraft, and asked to renegotiate the contract price....


Technical issue forces Kamala Harris plane to turn around

On its way to Guatemala, Air Force Two, the plane of US Vice-President Kamala Harris, had to turn around because of a technical problem....


A USAF B-52 strategic bomber in the sky of Paris

Four US Air Force B-52 strategic bombers simultaneously flew over NATO member countries as part of Operation Allied Sky....


Contracted Mirage F1 fighter jet crashes near Las Vegas, pilot killed

A Mirage F1, operated by the private military company Drakken International, crashed near a residential area north of Las Vegas, Nevada, killing the pilot....


USAF deploys assets to cover Afghanistan troop withdrawal

The USAF deployed six B-52 strategic bombers and 12 F/A-18 fighter bombers to protect the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan....