U.S. Air Force

USAF F-15C fighter jet fires the longest missile shot in history

An F-15C Eagle fighter jet of the United States Air Force fired the furthest air-to-air missile in history....


US Air Force fails first ARRW hypersonic missile launch test

The first flight test of the ARRW AGM-183A hypersonic missile was unsuccessful as the weapon failed to launch....


Droneception: XQ-58A Valkyrie launches drone from weapons bay

The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie experimental combat drone successfully released its first payload from its internal weapons bay at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona....


US Air Force funds research for new flight suit insulation

OROS was awarded a research grant from the United States Air Force to explore new long-range flight suit solutions....


F-22 Raptor suffers nose-gear failure during emergency landing

An F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighter jet suffered a nose-gear failure during an emergency landing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida....


First USAF F-15EX fighter jet touches down in Florida

The United States Air Force received its first F-15EX fighter jet from Boeing. It will now be put to the test at Eglin Air Force Base, South Florida....


Private Mirage F1 “aggressor” crashes on landing at Tyndall AFB

A Mirage F1B operated by ATAC crashed at the end of the Tyndall airbase runway. The two pilots were injured....


First USAF F-15EX begins maiden flight with “Viking” takeoff

The first F-15EX destined to the US Air Force completed its maiden flight in Saint Louis, United States, on February 2, 2021....


USAF orders 12 more KC-46 tankers from Boeing

Boeing received an additional order for 12 KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling and transport aircraft from the United States Air Force....


Mirage F1 to begin training USAF pilots in Florida

A unit of Mirage F1 fighter jets owned by Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), a subsidiary of Textron, arrived at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida....