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US B-52s getting new wheels, carbon brakes

New wheels and carbon brakes are necessary for the US Air Force's now 66-year-old B-52s to remain in service into the 2050s.
US Air Force TPS-75 radar replacement

US Air Force proceeds with Lockheed for new 3DELRR ground-based radar

The US Air Force 3DELRR team selected Lockheed for integration after evaluating three commercially available, long-range systems in 2020.
Eagle II

The US Air Force’s new F-15EX fighter will officially be known...

The new fighter was named after the first airframe, serial number 20-0001, was delivered by Boeing in March this year.
NORAD assets from the US Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force fly in formation

NORAD test connects all combatant commands with AI-driven information

GIDE2 gathered all 11 combatant commands to test decision aids that harness AI and machine learning to rapidly bring information to decision makers.
AGM-183A ARRW on B-52

US Air Force’s long-awaited hypersonic ARRW flight test flops

The ARRW test missile did not complete its launch sequence and remained attached to the B-52H Stratofortress bomber during the test on April 5, 2021.
XQ-58A Valkyrie deploys the ALTIUS-600 small UAS

Valkyrie UAV demonstrator drops payload from internal bay in sixth USAF...

The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie UAV demonstrator released a payload from its internal weapons bay for the first time ever in the test from March 2021.
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy military transport aircraft

US Air Force upgrading avionics on largest aircraft in its fleet

The US Air Force expects to complete avionics upgrades on 52 of its C-5 airlift giants in service by July 2025.
F-22 Raptor and F-35 in formation

Tyndal to house three new F-35 squadrons following extensive storm damage

The first of the 72 F-35 aircraft that will be located at Tyndall AFB is scheduled to arrive in September 2023.
AFSOC CAA Super Tucano honoring WW2 Air Commandos

SNC unveils second AFSOC Super Tucano painted in honor of WW2...

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security have unveiled the second of three A-29 Super Tucano they are delivering for...
Wise Guy bomber

Second US B-52H bomber resurrected from boneyard enters service

Wise Guy joins Ghost Rider, which was the first B-52 to be regenerated in 2015, and brings the number of B-52s mandated by Congress to 76 aircraft.
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