The push to improve employment prospects for veterans after they return home is paying off - about one in every three people hired by the federal government now is a military veteran - but it's also causing confusion and resentment in both civilians looking for the same jobs and those doing the hiring. Read more »
It looks like the F-35 program finally has some good budget-related news to pass along. Or, at least 1/3 of the F-35 program does! Read more »
POGO, or the Project On Government Oversight, has released an in-depth summary of a report by the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) on the F-35 program, and although the DOT&E report is full of technical language, the overall summary is bad news for the F-35. Read more »
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James unveiled the first renderings of the Air Force's LRS-B, which will be known as the B-21, at the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium.
There are no prototypes of this bomber built yet, but the above artist rendering is based upon the initial design concept. Read more »
The Air Force is seeking $166.9 billion in the 2017 Defense Department budget proposal, and even though that is up $5.1 billion from 2016, the USAF had to make some tough choices about aircraft modernization and acquisition for this coming fiscal year.
A new F-22 Raptor B-Course graduated a few months ago. Coincidentily, they just happened to complete their 8-month-long course right when Jurassic World came out.
This, of course, led what may be one of the best graduation course videos yet, with a little extra dose of raptor inspiration from the original Jurassic Park. Check out the video above!
It was predicted back in November by Air Combat Command commander Gen. Hawk Carlisle, but it wasn't official until the Air Force just recently - but for right now, the A-10 Warthog is safe from a premature retirement! Read more »
Yesterday the USAF announced a new initiative to open up flying jobs to enlisted soldiers - starting with the RQ-4 Global Hawk Remote Piloted Vehicle (RPA). Read more »
One of the questions that is pretty common among aviation enthusiasts is the old "which aircraft is better". There are some that are obvious - like the A-10's ability to perform Close Air Support and the F-22's unmatched air superiority - but for multirole fighters like the F/A-18 and the F-16 there's not necessarily a clear-cut winner. Read more »