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AA Edit | Beware of spies in the sky

It appears the world is suddenly looking up to scan the skies, avowedly for man made objects and shooting them down as security threats

14 Feb 2023 12:15 AM

Manish Tewari | What did the balloon tell China about US?

Why on earth would China fly a balloon into US territory?

12 Feb 2023 12:55 AM

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Investigators are trying to establish whether killer, 2nd Lt Mhd Alshamrani acted alone or was part of a larger plot.

09 Dec 2019 1:24 PM

In a first, US Air Force allows Sikh airman to keep turban, beard on duty

A first-generation American, Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa was born to an immigrant family.

07 Jun 2019 7:04 PM

She will be an outstanding secretary!: Trump appoints head of US Air Force

Barbara Barrett, served as US ambassador to Finland from 2008 to 2009 under the George W. Bush administration.

22 May 2019 11:13 AM


IAF and US air force to conduct joint exercise in West Bengal next month

Bilateral training programme will take place in West Bengal: Air Force Station Kalaikunda and Air Force Station Arjan Singh in Burdwan.

29 Nov 2018 8:30 PM

US Air Force B-52 bombers conduct training in 'vicinity' of South China Sea

Chinese Defence Ministry on being asked about US bombers at a news briefing said, the Chinese armed forces had the situation under control.

27 Apr 2018 9:38 AM

US Chief of Air Force flies India’s Tejas fighter

Gen. Goldfein, who arrived in the Rajasthan city on Friday, was accompanied by IAF Air Vice-Marshal A.P. Singh as co-pilot during the sortie.

04 Feb 2018 2:30 AM

US Air Force chief flies India's combat jet Tejas, interacts with IAF personnel

'His visit was a gesture of mutual cooperation between the Indian and the US air forces,' defence officials said.

03 Feb 2018 6:05 PM

In show of force to N Korea, US to send F-22 fighter jets to S Korea

Six fighter jets, normally based in Okinawa, Japan, will be deployed to the South for a five-day joint military exercise.

24 Nov 2017 1:47 PM


Texas church shooting gunman wore ballistic vest, carried assault rifle

The shooter, who was found dead, was armed with a ‘Ruger AR assault-type rifle’

06 Nov 2017 4:02 PM

Secret space plane acrrying USAF experiments to take flight on 7th September

The fifth X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle will use SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster from the Kennedy Space Center.

05 Sep 2017 7:29 PM

Pentagon may turn Russian Airline's 747s into Air Force One

The Air Force operates two military versions of the Boeing 747-200B aircraft that serve as Air Force One when the president is aboard.

02 Aug 2017 10:31 AM

US tests missile interception system after North Korea’s ICBM trial

It said this was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the weapons system known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).

30 Jul 2017 8:36 PM

Top Pentagon commander concerned over Chinese military buildup

Noting that a long-term, sustained presence is critical to demonstrating that the US is committed to the Asia Pacific region.

19 Jul 2017 12:47 PM


South China Sea dispute: China slams US, says it opposes show of military force

The statement came after the US Air Force confirmed on Friday that 2 bombers from Guam had flown over the disputed waterway.

07 Jul 2017 9:09 PM

US bombers fly over South China Sea, challenge disputed region

The flight on Thursday came as President Trump and China’s Xi Jinping prepare for a likely meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

07 Jul 2017 4:28 PM

While Trump talks tough, US quietly cutting nuclear force

After taking office, President Donald Trump ordered a review of nuclear forces, a Pentagon-led process likely to take a year or more.

19 Mar 2017 8:51 PM