Category Archives: Aeronautic News

America in Decline | Bigger Than Five!

What impact has President Trump's 'America First' policy had on US global influence? Bigger Than Five examines America's decline and the new world order. 'From First to Last'. Video feature, TRT World. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KSCWqH9yhI Read more [...]

Trump Threatens China with New Tariffs

President Donald Trump directed the U.S. trade representative to prepare new tariffs on $200B US in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war.

5 Amazing Aircraft Produced by the USSR

The USSR designed and built 5 amazing aircraft that were produced and are shown in this fantastic video presentation by Judy Robus.

Critics Advise Caution as Pentagon Looks to Overhaul Nuclear Triad.

For over a year and a half it has been known that the Pentagon is preparing for an extensive, and expensive modernization of the country's half-century-old land, air and sea-based nuclear weapons capability. Supporters contend that a fully-equipped nuclear triad is essential for national defense and deterrence. However there are some critics that say it's time to reexamine the extent of our arsenal in a post-Cold War World, or is the Cold War still in existence

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Russian Site Visitors on WOW/WOK Gains Local Attention

Last week, Carrie Rengers, Reporter with The Wichita Eagle Newspaper, interviewed Carl Chance, Editor/Publisher of Wings over Kansas and Wings over the World. To read the full article, click here.

The newspapers interest in contacting Chance came from the fact that in the latter part of 2016, the Google Analytic site stats for Wings Over The World (WOW) had gained a large Russian influence in audience percentages. Actually the Russians were #1 in the Statistical listings registering at 44.06% Read more [...]

Space warning squadron keeps watch at ‘top of the world’

Space warning squadron keeps watch at 'top of the world'
By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs / Published April 07, 2015

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland (AFNS) -- Located at the “top of the world,” the 12th Space Warning Squadron's location offers a unique and strategic vantage point in the execution of its missile warning and defense, and space surveillance missions in support of U. S. Strategic Command.

The 12th SWS, one of the 21st Space Wing's Read more [...]

Thunderbirds release 2015 show schedule

Thunderbirds release 2015 show schedule
U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Public Affairs / Published December 11, 2014

Thunderbirds

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) -- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have finalized their 2015 show schedule. In its 62nd season, the team is slated to perform 71 demonstrations at 39 locations.

The flying unit, officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, will perform its first public flyover Read more [...]

NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids

June 19, 2014

RELEASE 14-176

NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids

 

This image of asteroid 2011 MD was taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in Feb. 2014, over a period of 20 hours. The long observation, taken in infrared light, was needed to pick up the faint signature of the small asteroid (center of frame).

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NASA

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Cybercom Chief: Cyberspace Operations Key to Future Warefare

Cybercom Chief: Cyberspace Operations Key to Future Warfare
By Cheryl Pellerin
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 – In the cyber domain of 2025, the ability of military formations to operate offensively and defensively will be a core mission set, and commanders will maneuver the capability much as they maneuver ground forces today, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said recently.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Deblock, Vermont Army National Guard Read more [...]

Air Force tests new surveillance capability

Air Force tests new surveillance capability
By Justin Oakes, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs / Published April 28, 2014

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RQ-4 Global Hawk

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. (AFNS) -- The Air Force successfully completed the first Maritime Modes program risk reduction flight April 14, 2014, as the service moves toward providing a new air-sea battle surveillance capability.

The test flight, which took place in the airspace above the Navy's Point Mugu sea Read more [...]