US Air Force

United Launch Alliance launches US Air Force’s highly-secure communications satellite

08 Aug 2019

Iran shoots down US drone amid rising tensions

20 Jun 2019

While both US President Donald Trump and the Iranian government say they do not want war, the US military has sent forces, including aircraft carriers, B-52 bombers, and troops to the Middle East while Tehran has stepped up arms acquisition

Raytheon to merge United Technologies to form a $120 bn giant

10 Jun 2019

United Technologies provides primarily commercial plane makers with electronics, communications and other equipment, whereas Raytheon mainly supplies the US government with military aircraft and missile equipment

US denies role in missile strike on Syrian airbase over alleged gas attack

09 Apr 2018

F-35 fighter wing grounded after five incidents of pilots suffering oxygen deprivation

10 Jun 2017

US military’s space plane lands after 2-yr secret mission

08 May 2017

US demonstrated “swarming” of micro drones in October: Pentagon

10 Jan 2017

Boeing misses important milestone in airborne tanker programme, USAF to seek penalties

04 Jun 2016

US Air Force running low on missiles to hit ISIS

07 Dec 2015

US Air Force pilots have fired off over 20,000 missiles and bombs since the campaign began 15 months ago, the USAF chief said, refuting Republican criticism that the Obama administration has been too timid in the fight against ISIS

US military to open up combat roles for women starting January next year

05 Dec 2015

Allied bombing in Kunduz kills 9 MSF staffers

03 Oct 2015

US forces carry out dozens of strikes against Islamic State forces

27 Dec 2014

Pentagon announces $4.7 billion deal with Lockheed Martin for F-35 stealth fighters

22 Nov 2014

USAF’s disposal of 16 unused transport planes as scrap in Kabul raises questions

11 Oct 2014

The US Air Force has disposed off 16 unused transport planes valued at $ 486 million stationed at Kabul, for just 6 cents a pound. finds a new investigation

Chinese hackers steal sensitive US weapon system designs: report

28 May 2013

The list includes the advanced Patriot missile system, the Navy's Aegis ballistic missile defence systems, the F/A-18 fighter jet, the V-22 Osprey, the Black Hawk helicopter and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Hawker suit forces US Air Force to cancel deal with Embraer, Sierra Nevada

29 Feb 2012

US, UAE sign missile-defence system deal

31 Dec 2011

Under the agreement, Lockheed Martin will undertake export-production of the highly sophisticated Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, or THAAD, weapon system for the first time

DARPA flunks hypersonic flight test

12 Aug 2011

The US Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) prestigious test of a hypersonic craft (HTV-2) failed after the test vehicle crashed into the Pacific Ocean early in its flight.

US to test 13,600 mph hypersonic vehicle

11 Aug 2011

The Pentagon is scheduled to test on Thursday a hypersonic aircraft capable of reaching speeds of up to 13,000mph, or 3.6 miles a second.

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 JSF programme budget overshoots by $1.5bn

15 Jul 2011

US Air Force researchers develop 'green' rocket fuel

28 May 2011

US Air Force dubs Cope India exercise a success

29 Oct 2009

EADS installs ex-Nasa chief, Sean O’Keefe, as CEO North America

21 Oct 2009

We are reliable supplier of defence equipment, says US ambassador

19 Oct 2009

Indian, US Air Forces set for Cope India bilateral airlift exercise

14 Oct 2009

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