U.S. Air Force

Exosonic contracted to study supersonic aggressor drones

Startup company Exosonic was awarded a contract by the USAF to develop a supersonic drone capable of providing adversary air training to fighter pilots....


USAF F-15E fighter drops 2.3-ton ‘bunker buster’ bomb for the first time

An F-15E USAF fighter jet tested a new 2,300-kilo ‘bunker buster’ bomb specifically designed to destroy hardened and buried targets....


Global Hawk drones to be converted for hypersonic testing

Four retired EQ-4 Global Hawk drones will be reportedly modified to conduct hypersonic testing over the Pacific Ocean....


USAF confirms passenger record for C-17 flight out of Kabul

The USAF confirmed that a single Boeing C-17 transport aircraft evacuated over 800 people out of Kabul airport after the Taliban took control of the city....


800 people board Boeing C-17 flying out of overrun Kabul airport

A single USAF Boeing C-17 transport aircraft evacuated around 800 people out of Kabul airport after the Taliban took control of the city....


Airlines told to avoid Afghanistan airspace

Airlines have been warned to avoid Kabul airspace after the Taliban seized control of the Afghan capital....


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....