All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘USAF’

Last Boeing C-17 Delivered To U.S. Air Force

The well-known aerospace corporation Boeing has had a long relationship with the United States Air Force since the Cold War, and it is also a big supplier of planes to the Air Force as well. This past Thursday marked a milestone for this relationship when Boeing delivered its final model of the C-17 (Globemaster III) to the Air Force’s military …

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F-15 Fighter Crashes in Okinawa, Japan

According to multiple publications, a United States Air Force F-15 operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan has crashed. The report, generated by the Associated Press, also indicates the pilot ejected and survived the incident: A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter crashed off the southern Japan island of Okinawa early Tuesday after the aircraft developed problems in flight. …

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Declassified Documents Show Air Force Was Working On UFOs

Everybody loves a good UFO story. The fascination with alien spacecraft has been documented throughout the centuries with stories dating all the way back to 10th-century mentioning the circular flying machines. Flying saucers really took off in popular culture in the 50s, however, and we haven’t looked back. It appears that not only filmmakers were obsessed with the flying saucer …

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USAF Signs $9 Million Deal For iPads

Need to fly an F-22? Theres an app for that. That is what the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command may be saying in the near future because they have plans for a large purchase by the branch’s Air Mobility Command (AMC). The division on Friday announced the award of a $9 million contract that could see it purchase as …

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USAF Looks To Work Hand In Hand With Silicon Valley

In 1947, following World War 2, the United States Army Air Forces became the United States Air Force. They aso became one the preeminent research and development teams in the United States. But in the last 20 years that title has gone to the private sector. The USAF plans to meet with companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook to …

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Mafia Wars Virus Infected Air Force Drones

Recently, there were reports of a virus infecting the drone aircraft used by the United States Air Force, much like the one that leads this article. While the impact of the infection appears to be minimum, provided you take the official responses at face value, the idea that these aircraft are susceptible to such malicious software attacks is surprising. However, …

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