NATO Allies conducted verification testing above Romania on how their air assets work together to protect NATO airspace with Integrated Air and Missile Defence assets, Aug. 24.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has been searching for remains of U.S. military members in 45 nations. Besides bringing closure to their loved ones, this effort has strengthened America’s diplomatic ties with those nations, said the agency’s director, Kelly McKeague, who spoke virtually today with the Center for a New […]
An artificial intelligence-powered airspace monitoring system is set to be installed to enhance protection of the nation’s capital with the potential to scale across other Defense Department and U.S. government installations and systems. The upgraded visual recognition, identification and warning system delivers a tenfold increase in performance capability compared to […]
The Defense Department will begin training Ukrainians to fly and maintain F-16 fighter jets in the coming months.
The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz bid farewell to its top enlisted leader during a ceremony held at Armstrong’s Club on Aug. 25. Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen J. LaRocque relinquished his responsibilities after two and a half years serving as USAG Rheinland-Pfalz’s command sergeant major. “Command Sgt. Maj. LaRocque loves being […]
Hurricane Idalia reached Florida’s west coast Aug. 30. Idalia “may bring a life-threatening storm surge to portions of the Florida Gulf Coast, as well as strong winds and significant flooding across Southeastern states,” according to a Federal Emergency Management Agency report posted to its website on Aug. 29. FEMA is […]
US, Serbian military forces conduct first flight formation in history: Rotary Wing Search, Rescue Operations
For the first time in over 20 years, the U.S. Air Force and Serbian air force partnered together to conduct the first helicopter flight formation in history and participate in rotary wing search and rescue operations, Aug. 7-11.
A U.S. and German Partnership Recognition ceremony was held to celebrate their history and continued partnership in Sankt Goar, Aug. 15. Mr. Falko Hoenisch, the mayor of St. Goar, presided over the ceremony where the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and Bundeswehr Medical Regiment 2 were in attendance. U.S. Army Brig. […]
The Department of the Air Force selected JetZero for the next phase of a blended wing body prototype aircraft project Aug. 16. The effort aims to mature BWB technology and demonstrate its capabilities, giving the department and commercial industry more options for future air platforms. With a design that differs […]