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  • B-21 bomber to be unveiled Dec. 2

    The Air Force confirmed Oct. 20 it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California.

  • B-21 bomber to be unveiled first week in December

    The Air Force confirmed today it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider in the first week of December during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California.

  • Joint Battle Labs assess DARPA program, reduce joint-fires execution time

    The 805th Combat Training Squadron’s Shadow Operations Center-Nellis enables advanced technology assessment in collaboration with the U.S. Army’s Mission Command Battle Lab as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Air Space Total Awareness for Rapid Tactical Execution, or ASTARTE,

  • Air Force units support Navy Valiant Shield exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 505th Command and Control Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and Beale AFB, California, supported the U.S. Navy’s ninth iteration of exercise Valiant Shield 22 last month.

  • DMOC brings next generation C2 to life

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron recently executed a virtual Tactical Operations Center – Light experiment in their Distributed Mission Operations Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The experiment was designed to provide an initial assessment of the functions and manning required to

  • Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon test

    A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress successfully released an AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon off the Southern California coast. The ARRW is designed to enable the U.S. to hold fixed, high-value, time-sensitive targets at risk in contested environments from stand-off distances.

  • DAF announces Spark Tank ‘22 finalists

    As the Department’s flagship innovation event, Spark Tank plays a central role in establishing the Department’s strategic mindset for delivering future capabilities.

  • Air Force operational C2 advisors provide more than just advice

    The U.S. Air Force’s senior advisors in the Operational Command Training Program, or OCTP, had a busy 2021, connecting the strategic-level Joint All Domain Command and Control, or JADC2, concept to operational-level command and control organizations.

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or