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US warplanes fly over disputed South China Sea

US warplanes fly over disputed South China Sea

The flights come as both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the G-20 meeting in Hamburg.

Sale of C-17 jet to help boost India's airlift requirements

Sale of C-17 jet to help boost India's airlift requirements

The Trump administration's decision to sell one C-17 transport aircraft to India by the US will improve its capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements.

Tornado damages 10 US Air Force planes

The Air Force has four E-4Bs in active service, and the primary aircraft was off-station during the tornado on June 16, according to Ryder.

US Air Force veteran sentenced for trying to join IS

A US Air Force veteran convicted for providing material support and trying to join the Islamic State (IS) terror group has been sentenced to 35 years in prison, the media reported.

US Air Force's secret space plane lands after 2-year mission

The X-37B, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, landed yesterday morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the Air Force said.

United States deploys attack drones in South Korea amid threats

The US is permanently stationing a sophisticated armed drone system in South Korea amid North Korea's provocative missile tests, a top Pentagon official has said.

US Air Force grounds F-35 fighter jets

US Air Force grounds F-35 fighter jets

 The US Air Force said that it has grounded 10 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, just over a month after they were declared "combat ready".

US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after North Korea nuclear test

Two US supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday morning in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following North Korea`s fifth nuclear test last week.

US Air Force Secy to visit India; to discuss proposals under 'Make in India' drive

US Air Force Secy to visit India; to discuss proposals under 'Make in India' drive

During her visit to India, she will discuss with her Indian counterparts proposals to co-produce aircraft in India.

US praises IAF for South Sudan evacuation

US Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has praised the Indian Air Force (IAF) for the "magnificent execution" of `Operation Sankat Mochan` which evacuated Indian civilians trapped in South Sudan last month.

Afghan air force needs more pilots, as well as more planes

The Afghan air force is limited not only by its size. Despite numbering only 130 aircraft, there are not enough pilots and crews to fly them all.

US Navy jet crashes near Nevada base

A fighter jet crashed on Tuesday about five miles from the Naval Air Station at Fallon, Nevada, a US Navy spokesman said.

US Air Force declares F-35A fighter jet `combat ready`

US Air Force declares F-35A fighter jet `combat ready`

The US Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of F-35A stealth fighters as ready for combat.

US Air Force plane crashes after flying over Barack Obama speech

The accident occurred about six miles (nine kilometers) from Peterson Air Force Base.

B-52 crashes at Guam air base, no injuries reported

Hagatna; The US Air Force said today a B-52 crashed on Guam shortly after takeoff, but all seven crew members made it out safely. No injuries were reported.
The plane aborted on takeoff and caught fire at about 8.30

US sends F-22 fighters to Romania

US sends F-22 fighters to Romania

Two F-22 Raptor fighters of the US Air Force arrived on Monday at an air base near the Black Sea port of Constanta in southeast Romania.

US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in `unsafe` manner: Pentagon

US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in `unsafe` manner: Pentagon

A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an "unsafe and unprofessional" manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said Saturday.

US deploys B-52 bombers against Islamic State

US deploys B-52 bombers against Islamic State

The US Air Force on Saturday deployed Cold War-era B-52 bombers to bolster the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, stepping up efforts to defeat the extremists.

US deploys B-52 bombers to Qatar for fight against IS

US Air Forces Central Command said it last flew the long-range bombers operationally in the region in May 2006 as part of the war in Afghanistan.