The U.S. Air Force plan is to keep the historic B-52 Bomber relevant and functional for decades well into the 2040s.
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The U.S. Air Force wants the F-35 to be able to elude the best enemy air defenses well into the 2030’s and 2040’s. Military warfare management offers alternate defense capabilities in support such as naval vessels, missiles and land artillery with tanks plus special ops teams.
The Lockheed Martin F-22 is a fifth-generation, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF). It is widely regarded as the most advanced fighter jet in the world, combining a revolutionary leap in technology and capability. But at the end of the day, the plane itself is little more than a tool. The Airmen who fix it, fuel it, and fly it make the RAPTOR a truly lethal weapon.
The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground missions. An impressive airframe that is key in accomplishing the Air Force’s mission. Yet, this aircraft is nothing without the people behind it. What does it take to get the F-15E Strike Eagle from earthbound to airborne?
Every kid at some time may dream of becoming an astronaut. Col. Alvin Drew pursued those dreams to actually become one. This story follows Col. Drew’s journey from D.C. to the Air Force Academy to becoming an Officer in the Air Force where he selected to fly on two space shuttle missions. See more stories at https://www.airforce.com/americanairmen.
Produced a few years ago by the ArmyVideoTube, it is interesting and timely to explore the subject of the Cyber Battlefield. Students and staff at the Air Force’s Information Operations School at Hurlbert Field,FL. explore training for battle on the new front lines of cyberspace. Like it or not, we are being lead into a new world of intelligence and warefare. More to come on this subject.
This awesome U-2 Dragon Lady U.S.A.F. aircraft video produced by Airman Drew Buchanan at Beale Air Force Base.
On Aug. 2, 2016, the United States Air Force declared Initial Operational Capability for the F-35A Lightning II. Watch this video to see the timeline of significant events, milestones and accomplishments made possible by the thousands of men and women working towards this major declaration. Foe more information, visit F35.com.
B-1 Pilots and Crew Members gear up, perform pre-flight checks with various footage of the cockpit and instrument panels – then they taxi and takeoff at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. The official designation of this long-range supersonic bomber is B-1 Lancer, but it has a nickname… “The Bone” which is a derivative name coming from B-One. From Gung Ho Vids.
Learn what makes the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II the smart fighter for the warfighter. Check-out www.f35.com.