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An SR-71 pilot describes what it’s like to fly the legendary Blackbird at Mach 3: ‘You don’t have any sensation of speed’

"The only sensation of speed is looking at your gauges and seeing the miles clicking by as fast as they are," Ret. Air Force Col. Joe Kinego told the Pensacola News Journal.

The US Air Force is ordering new satellites to harden defenses against Russian and Chinese missile threats

The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a nearly $3 billion contract for new and survivable early warning satellites to bolster the first line of defense against Russian and Chinese missile threats and emerging counterspace capabilities.

The US Air Force is ordering more hypersonic weapons just one week after China tested one of its own

The US Air Force is ordering more hypersonic weapons as the competition with Russia and China heats up. The Air Force's request comes just one week after China tested a new hypersonic strike platform that some experts believe could slip a nuke past US defenses.
Col. John Walker, 39th Air Base Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Thomas Bacon, 39th Medical Group commander, during the 39th MDG change of command ceremony Aug. 7, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

‘Living in a fantasy’: A close US ally is investigating everyone named John and trying to arrest US military leaders

The Turkish government claims to have new evidence that the US was involved in the 2016 failed coup attempt after claiming to uncover a Word document entitled "coup directive," which was authored by someone named John.

An active shooter drill likely triggered a false alarm at an Ohio Air Force base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio was locked down Thursday afternoon for roughly two hours due to reports of an active shooter on base. The base later revealed that there had been "no real world active shooter incident."
Test of an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

The US Air Force just hit self-destruct on a multimillion-dollar missile after a testing ‘anomaly’ — here’s what might have go...

An unexpected anomaly during a test of a US Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Wednesday led the Air Force to terminate the missile during flight.

Watch France and Germany’s next-generation stealth fighter, a 2-engine jet that looks like it’ll outclass the F-35

The Dassault aircraft will probably focus on stealth technology and integration with information systems. With two engines, this fighter is likely to have much more thrust than the F-35, a military analyst said.

North Korea has a massive air force — here’s why it’s basically a joke

North Korea's air force has approximately 1,650 aircraft, but only about 75 of its jets are modern enough to stand any chance against US and South Korean forces — and North Korean pilots are unlikely to get much time flying them, a new report says.
The A-10.

Air Force apologizes for tweet comparing A-10 strikes to viral ‘Yanny vs. Laurel’ clip, saying it was in ‘poor taste’

The US Air Force has apologized for a tweet referencing the ongoing social media debate over the Yanny vs. Laurel sound clip.
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen

A Korean aerospace company caught up in the latest Michael Cohen scandal is ‘well placed’ to win an Air Force contract worth up to $16.3 b...

Korea Aerospace paid a firm linked to President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen $150,000 on November 2017. At the time, Korea Aerospace was also bidding for a large contract from the US Air Force to produce training aircraft.