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JSOW C-1 adds moving maritime target capability and the two-way strike common weapon datalink to the combat-proven weapon. (Photo courtesy Raytheon)

Navy to Deploy New Fighter-Launched Weapon

The U.S. Navy will soon deploy a new air-launched, precision-guided weapon that features a two-way data-link to identify and destroy moving targets at sea, giving…




Lt. Col. George Watkins, the 34th Fighter Squadron commander, drops a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb from an F-35A Lightning II at the Utah Test and Training Range Feb. 25, 2016. The 34th FS is the Air Force's first combat unit to employ munitions from the F-35A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Haseltine)

Air Force Combat Units Drop Bombs from F-35A

U.S. Air Force combat units dropped bombs from the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter for the first time, the service announced. Pilots flying the stealthy fifth-generation…




This screengrab from footage released by the Defense Department shows a coalition airstrike destroying an ISIS weapons storage facility near Abu Kamal, Syria, on Feb. 17, 2016. (U.S. Defense Department)

US Steps up Bombing in Northeastern Syria

The U.S. stepped up airstrikes in northeastern Syria against Islamic State targets Sunday while suicide bombings blamed on the terror group in western Syria killed…













The A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop plane designed to be used as a light attack aircraft for the Afghan Air Force. (Photo courtesy Embraer)

A-29s Finally Begin to Arrive in Afghanistan

The A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have finally begun arriving in Afghanistan and were expected to start flying ground attack missions for the struggling Afghan Air…