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Nov 01, 2016

Meet Boeing's Latest Next-Gen Fighter Concept31

Boeing is out with new concept art for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation fighter jet, a sleek, tail-less design featuring conformal engine inlets....More
Oct 26, 2016

AWACS Against ISIL2

The deputy commander of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force gave details Oct. 26 on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's....More
Oct 25, 2016

NATO Won't Be Trumped4

During his press conference Oct. 26 previewing the NATO defense ministers' meeting Oct. 27-28 in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg....More
U.S. Nuclear Triad
Oct 20, 2016

Trump's Nuke Numbers Spotlight U.S. Warhead Dip74

The nuclear warhead gap between the U.S. and Russia has widened to 429 in Moscow's favor as the February 2018 treaty deadline for reducing the bomb....More
Oct 18, 2016

To Shoot Down Or Not To Shoot Down, That Is The Question11

German public television channel ARD showed the courtroom drama Terror Oct. 17 about the trial of a German Eurofighter pilot for shooting down a....More
Oct 10, 2016

Opinion: Why Trump Is Wrong On U.S. Nuclear Modernization155

Donald Trump made a sweeping claim during Sunday night’s explosive presidential debate that America's nuclear weapons capability has fallen far....More
Sep 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton 'Inclined To' Cancel Nuclear Cruise Missile43

As the Pentagon moves ahead with a trillion-dollar modernization of its nuclear arsenal, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton seems to be....More
Sep 23, 2016

Nukey McMeltface and Other Would-Be Bomber Names69

When U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah James announced an internal naming competition for the Northrop Grumman B-21 in February, she may have....More
Sep 14, 2016

VX-23 'Salty Dogs' F/A-18F Super Hornet unveiled in special scheme

Possibly the first pictures online of this VX-23 Hornet, based at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, featuring the State flag's colours as part of its....More
Sep 08, 2016

Trump and the Size of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Fleet 6

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to build a U.S. Air Force of 1,200 fighters. But the service already has more than 1,700....More
Sep 05, 2016

Dingos Against Daesh11

Germany has delivered more material to the Kurdish Peshmerga fighting the so-called Islamic State....More
Aug 23, 2016

Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq15

The Luftwaffe completed 1,000 flying hours Aug. 20 with Airbus A310 Multirole Tanker Transports (MRTTs) refueling coalition aircraft operating....More
Aug 23, 2016

F-16s Go Dutch To Greet Olympians

A pair of Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s welcomed the orange Boeing 777 bringing the Dutch Olympic team back home Aug. 23....More
Aug 22, 2016

Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles For Lithuania's Iron Wolves

Lithuania is acquiring 88 Boxer wheeled armored infantry fighting vehicles for its Iron Wolves Mechanized Infantry Brigade....More
Aug 15, 2016

New Nukes For NATO6

The modernization of U.S. nuclear weapons includes the stationing of new B61-12 gravity bombs in Germany....More
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