Last Sunday, Central Florida residents were jolted awake by a mysterious sonic boom that turned out to be from the unmanned X-37B space plane. What is this 'secret mission' that the U.S. Air Force intended to accomplish?
Space May 10, 2017
The U.S. Air Force secretive military plane X-37B landed with a big boom in Florida last weekend. The unmanned mini space shuttle returned to Cape Canaveral after completing its fourth mission, OTV-4, in the Earth’s lower orbit.
Space May 8, 2017
Delta IV rocket launched the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) space mission for the U.S. Air Force on Saturday, March 18. See the launch highlights here.
Space March 19, 2017
SpaceX has won a $96.5 million deal with the Air Force and is all set to launch the new GPS III satellites in space in 2019. The satellite will be carried to outer space in the Falcon 9 rocket.
Space March 15, 2017
The U.S. Air Force successfully employs a collaborative system against traditional and cyber attacks in its F-35 A Lightning II. The fighter jet achieved a 15:1 kill rate.
Defense February 12, 2017
The future is now as artificially intelligent programs continuously defeat human counterparts in various scenarios. The most recent of these accomplishments saw a computer-controlled program ALPHA completely disintegrate an aircraft expert in dogfight simulations.
Defense June 29, 2016
The B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber is designed for a high-threat environment and can be sent from the United States to strike anywhere in the world. The Air Force is excited about this, but legislators are worried about the price tag.
FUTURE TECH February 29, 2016
The U.S. Air Force reveals the official image of the B-21, also known as Long Range Strike Bomber. The next-generation warplane will soon take the place of the outmoded B-52 and B-2 bombers.
FUTURE TECH February 28, 2016
With the demands for drones on the rise and an increased rate of terrorist threats, the U.S. Air Force has had to change its ways.
FUTURE TECH December 28, 2015
As B-1 bomber aircraft drop a record number of bombs and F-15E fighter jets use up a variety of weapons in the war against ISIS, the U.S. Air Force has revealed that its munitions stockpiles are now depleted.
FUTURE TECH December 7, 2015
The Air Force unveiled a new lock-picking tool that can do more than pick a lock. It can melt a lock, and other pieces of metal, to nothing.
FUTURE TECH November 19, 2015
The U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command held an operational test procedure by launching a Minuteman III Missile on Oct. 21. The launch team and participating officers called the launch a rewarding experience.
FUTURE TECH October 22, 2015
Enemy threats have become increasingly sophisticated and the U.S. Air Force, along with DARPA and General Atomics, aim to rise up to the challenge. Future war planes will boast combat lasers called HELLADS to counter missiles, UAVs and other combat aircraft.
FUTURE TECH September 20, 2015
The U.S. Air Force announced the upcoming deployment of F-22 fighter jets to Europe in a show of solidarity with European allies among increasing concerns over Russia's military activity in Ukraine.
FUTURE TECH August 26, 2015
The test on the B61-12 nuclear bomb is part of a program that looks to extend the service of the weapon. The test was carried out in the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada.
FUTURE TECH July 9, 2015
A most dangerous selfie for ISIS when one photo conveniently reveals the location of its camp for the U.S. to bomb.
Internet Culture June 6, 2015
SpaceX has won the right to enter bidding to launch U.S. national security space missions. Certification by the U.S. Air Force will let SpaceX compete with the Lockheed-Boeing venture that has held a monopoly on such launches.
Space May 27, 2015
A new satellite joins the series already in space as part of the GPS, improving navigational capabilities for the system for military and civilian use.
Space March 26, 2015
An army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was reported to have crashed in Florida. Seven marines and four soldiers aboard the helicopter for a night training mission are presumed dead, one Pentagon official says.
Society March 11, 2015
The HAARP station, run by military forces and blamed by some for a wide variety of tragedies, is being shut down. Ending the program may just feed more conspiracy theories.
May 25, 2014
Elon Musk and SpaceX have filed suit against the Air Force, claiming they were blocked from military launches. What could this mean for the future of Air Force satellites?
Space April 30, 2014
A secret spy plane, operated by the U.S. Air Force, is flying high above Earth. And it's been doing it for a record amount of time. So what is it doing up there?
Space March 30, 2014
A robotics company has helped equip a drone of the U.S. Air Force with robotic legs that can help it perch on trees and other surfaces.
FUTURE TECH January 29, 2014