| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
The contract increase – one of the largest...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The Air Force has temporarily grounded 82 of its aging F-16 fighter jets after structural cracks were found near the cockpits.
The first cracks were discovered July 31 during post-flight inspections of a F-16D model, which is a two-seat variant...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A Chinese businessman has been indicted in California on charges he hacked the computer systems of Boeing Co and other U.S. defense contractors and stole confidential plans for military aircraft, federal prosecutors said on Friday. According to the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:31 PM
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday offered tax incentives to an aerospace company seeking to build the next generation of stealth bombers, after controversy that the state had earlier offered the valuable tax breaks only to its main...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:26 PM
U.S. warplanes and drones stepped up attacks against Islamist militants in northern Iraq on Saturday, as President Obama warned that the effort to help Iraqi forces deny a safe haven to “barbaric terrorists” and help rescue thousands of...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Unbeknownst to many, an entire fleet of military aircraft is being quietly assembled just up Interstate 4.
We're talking MiG-21s, A-4K Skyhawks, MB-339s and more.
This isn't a museum. It's a growing fleet of more than 70 fighter jets, capable of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:05 PM
U.S. warplanes and drones struck artillery and military vehicles of a militant Islamist group Friday in an effort to halt its advance toward this booming northern Iraqi oil center, now clogged with displaced people sheltering at churches, factories and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:20 PM
KALAK, Iraq The United States returned Friday to war in Iraq, bombing Islamic State fighters encroaching on the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, where scores of American diplomats and military advisers are based, and making a second drop of food and water to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Russia launched massive air-force exercises in territory along its border with Ukraine on Monday that will include air-to-ground firing practices and missile tests, the Defense Ministry announced in Moscow.
The war games, coinciding with another buildup...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:40 PM
A fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets is expected to return to regular flight operations at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida after being grounded because of a fire this week.
All F-35 flight operations for the Air Force at the base had been...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:38 PM
In the latest setback for the Pentagon’s nearly $400-billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, the U.S. military has grounded all of the fighter jets from flight operations after one of them caught fire at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida earlier...