The U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey may someday fly disaster-relief missions in the U.S. When exactly isn’t known, but if officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency had their way, it’d be sooner rather than later. “I don’t think it’s a matter of if it will happen, it’s about when it will happen,” said Rob […]
NATO on Monday criticized Russian fighter jet incursions into Turkish airspace over the weekend, calling the move irresponsible and dangerous. Russian Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker attack aircraft entered Turkish airspace on Saturday and Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer multi-role fighter aircraft did the same on Sunday. The planes flew over the Hatay region, located in the southern part […]
A new broadcast from the Russian television network RT shows some of the military’s more than 50 jets and helicopters now operating in Syria. The segment, which was posted to YouTube on Oct. 1, gives a glimpse into Russian military’s growing mission in Syria, including the airstrikes it’s launching from an air base in Latakia.
The U.S. Air Force’s KC-46A refueling tanker made by Boeing Co. on Friday made its first flight in a historic milestone for the program that came after repeated delays. “History in the making,” Boeing employee Jerry Pham tweeted while sharing a picture showing the aircraft taking off near Seattle. “The KC-46 Pegasus, the future of […]
With a few taps on a specially configured Android tablet, a joint terminal attack controller called in an airstrike from an A-10 gunship, the Pentagon’s research arm announced. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as Darpa, for the first time tested the so-called Persistent Close Air Support, or PCAS, technology on an A-10 […]