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  • Joint Simulation Environment construction contract awarded

    The Air Force has taken another step forward in achieving the vision of a government owned, high-fidelity, multi-platform modeling and simulation (M&S) capability - with the award of two Military Construction (MILCON) contracts valued at approximately $65.5M.
  • Space Force identifies USAF missions for transfer to newest service

    In a significant step that enhances the U.S. Space Force’s capabilities and development, the Department of the Air Force has identified 23 U.S. Air Force organizations whose space-related missions will soon transfer to the Space Force.
  • Unique F-35A program, maintainers progress during Red Flag 20-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada – Hundreds of Airmen from Hill’s 388th and 419th Fighter Wing are deployed here with the 421st Fighter Squadron for Red Flag, the Air Force’s premier large force combat exercise. This is the first Red Flag for the 421st Fighter Squadron as an F-35A Lightning II unit. They received their final aircraft in December 2019.
  • New direction for female-specific flight equipment

    The Air Force is working to redesign the gear used by female pilots across the force after facing challenges with current flight equipment.
  • AFWERX helmet challenge brings innovators together

    A new AFWERX helmet challenge brought civilian innovators from around the world together with new groundbreaking ideas at the Enclave Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2018.
  • Robotics key to medical Airmen recruitment, retention, readiness

    With surgical robots becoming the standard of care across many specialties, the Air Force Medical Service is keeping up with the latest advancements to provide the best patient care and maintain Airman readiness.
  • F-35A stealth brings flexibility to battlespace

    Stealth isn’t new in the Air Force. But, stealth combined with the multirole capabilities of the F-35A is proving to be a game changer in the Nevada desert.Units from across the Air Force have converged here for Red Flag 17-01, the Air Force’s premier air combat exercise, which pits a friendly force against an aggressor force in scenarios designed
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