The Andrews facility that today houses the Air Force One fleet is not large enough to accommodate the new aircraft.
Darpa’s director has confirmed that the U.S. will flight test operational prototypes of a weapon similar to the Kinzhal air-launched hypersonic strike missile.
The U.S. Air Force wants a more survivable, networked approach to the J-Stars mission.
In response to a more contested space environment as well as a flowering commercial space industry, the U.S. Air Force is starting a new program in fiscal 2019 to purchase launch services to loft small payloads into space.
The Pentagon’s fiscal 2019 budget boosts spending across the board for a sweeping modernization of the U.S.’s nuclear submarine, bomber and missile forces.
Three of the USAF's E-8C Jstars ground surveillance and battle management planes could be headed to the boneyard next year if the service gets its way.
The service had hoped to kick off the competitive technology maturation and risk-reduction phase in the second quarter of fiscal 2019, but instead the “Milestone A” acquisition decision has shifted into the second half of fiscal 2021.