MC-130 Zero Offset Testing

August 26, 2007 0

The MC-130H, Combat Talon II is a sneaky secret infiltration/exfiltration aircraft designed to take special operations forces and cargo deep behind enemy lines. […]

The Hogs Of War, A-10 Warthog Upgrades

August 26, 2007 0

The A-10, officially christened Thunderbolt II, but universally referred to as Warthog because of its ungainly appearance, is the first US Air Force aircraft specifically designed for close air support of ground forces. […]

Air Force Research Laboratory

August 26, 2007 0

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is a scientific research organization operated by the United States Air Force dedicated to the development of warfighting technologies. […]

STS-118: Build the Station. Build the Future

August 19, 2007 0

Like all shuttle missions, STS-118 is about the future: putting the International Space Station a step closer to completion and gathering experience that will help people return to the moon and go on to Mars. […]

Military exercise

August 19, 2007 0

A military exercise (also called war game in American English) is the employment of military resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects of warfare or testing strategies without actual combat. […]

Boeing E-4

August 12, 2007 0

The Boeing E-4B Advanced Airborne Command Post, with a project name of “Nightwatch”, is an aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and is specially built to serve as a survivable mobile command post for the National Command Authority (the President of the United States and the Secretary of Defense, and successors). […]

High Flight

August 12, 2007 0

Maj. Dean Neeley is in the forward, lower cockpit of the Lockheed U-2ST, a two-place version of the U-2S, a high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft that the Air Force calls “Dragon Lady.” […]

List of surviving B-29 Superfortresses

August 5, 2007 0

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine heavy bomber propeller aircraft flown by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II and other military organizations afterwards. The name “Superfortress” was derived from its well-known predecessor, the B-17 Flying Fortress. […]

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