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Air & Espace

First Upgraded U-2 Arrives at Beale

The first U-2S planes upgraded through the Reconnaissance Avionics Maintainability Program returned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing Beale AFB, California. The entire fleet of 31 U-2S aircraft and four two-cockpit trainers will be modified by 2007. […]

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Air & Espace

Birds of a Feather Hang Out Together

The U.S. Air Force Academy mascot Vector, a peregrine falcon, perches on the pitot tube of an F-117A Nighthawk stealth fighter on display here during the Aerospace and Arizona Days 2002 open house April 27 […]

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New Program Targets Terrorism

Called « Eagle Eyes, » this program aims to prevent terrorism by encouraging and enabling all Air Force members and citizens to report terrorist planning activities they observe. So we’re enlisting the eyes and ears of everybody. […]


Vladimir Putin’s Russia

Russian elites and KGB have found common ground on one issue, restoring Russia as a great power,  as long as the energy giants and the financial-industrial magnates are able to persuade Putin that they are […]

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Air & Espace

Beauty of the ‘Beasts’

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs stand ready along the flightline at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, with the Himalayan Mountains providing a backdrop. As part of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Group deployed to Bagram AB supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. […]