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Final Nigerian Super Tucano crew graduate in US

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The United States Air Force's 81st Fighter Squadron has graduated the final class of Nigerian Air Force crew members after nine months of training...

B-52 strategic bombers fly mission to Gulf of Guinea

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US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, completed a mission to the Gulf of Guinea...

ATAC Mirage F1s arrive at Tyndall

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) has started flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount Aerospace,...

US Air Force starts using first certified 3D printed aircraft parts

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The United States Air Force’s 60th Maintenance Squadron has become the first field unit in the Air Force to be certified with an industrial-sized...

US Air Force begins operations from new air base in Niger

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The United States Air Force (USAF) has started limited flights from newly constructed facilities at Air Base 201 in Niger, which will later be...

Boeing wins contract for new USAF training jet

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Boeing was selected to build the US Air Force's next training jet in a contract worth up to $9.2 billion over the...

US conducts UH-1 training for Burkina Faso

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The United States Air Force's (USAF's) 811th Operations Support Squadron has provided UH-1 helicopter training to members of the Burkina Faso air...

U.S. sending F-35 fighters to Europe for training

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The U.S. Air Force will this weekend deploy a small number of F-35A fighter jets to Europe for several weeks of training...

SpaceX defeats Boeing-Lockheed partnership for GPS launch contract

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Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies has won a GPS satellite launch contract over rival United Launch Alliance, a partnership of the top...

US Air Force F-16s in Djibouti

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A detachment of US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons is operating out of Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti over concerns of threats to...

New US Air Force B-21 bomber named “Raider”

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Northrop Grumman Corp's B-21 long-range bomber will be called "Raider," US Air Force Secretary Deborah James said. The estimated $80 billion programme has...

African Partnership Flight Kenya comes to a close

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U.S. Air Force Airmen and defense force members from Kenya and Uganda concluded training for the first-ever African Partnership Flight (APF) in...

AAD 2016 to feature USAF aircraft never seen before in SA?

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Whilst the primary focus of the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition is to allow defence and security companies the opportunity to...

US halting UAV flights from Djibouti?

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The United States has inactivated its only General Atomics MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) squadron in Africa, raising doubts over the...

Northrop wins U.S. Global Hawk drone contract worth up to $3.2...

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Northrop Grumman Corp has won a contract worth up to $3.2 billion for continued development, modernization and maintenance of all U.S. Air...

USAF celebrates 20 years of GPS

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Twenty years ago, the United States Air Force announced the Global Positioning System had achieved Full Operational Capability. As of July 17,...

Australian Air Force in the US for Exercise Red Flag

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Royal Australian Air Force aircraft and personnel are at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to participate in the United States Air Force's...

Morocco sign up for F-16

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $841,877,905 contract to provide for 24 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the government of Morocco in...

USAF owns up to new stealth UAV

The United States Air Force (USAF) has owned up to having a new stealthy unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in use in...

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