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  • AFWERX accepting applications for spring 2024 fellowship

    AFWERX, the innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force and a directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory is accepting applications for its upcoming spring Traditional Fellowship Program through Jan. 5.

  • US Air Force upgrades eye protection for aircrew

    Comprised of eight different devices and known as the Block 3 family of products, the eyewear will provide protection from laser threats and introduces a combined laser and ballistic protection capability for the first time.

  • USAF Accepts First T-7 Aircraft

    The Air Force accepted the first of five T-7A Red Hawk aircraft from the Boeing Co. on Sept. 14th. The five (5) Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) aircraft will quickly begin testing and join the two “contractor owned” production representative jets that have completed over 500

  • Air Force selects future aircrew helmet

    The helmet prototype was chosen after Air Combat Command initiated the search for a next-generation helmet to address issues with long-term neck and back injuries, optimize aircraft technology, improve pilot longevity, and provide better fitment to diverse aircrews.

  • First Red Hawk rolls out

    The first T-7A Red Hawk training aircraft rolled off the production line at the Boeing Defense, Space & Security building at Lambert International Airport. This is the first of 351 aircraft to be delivered to the Air Force under terms of a $9.2 billion contract awarded to Boeing in September 2018.

  • Air Force tests oxygen system for T-7 Red Hawk

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Mobility and Training Aircraft Directorate, is currently testing the On-Board Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS) that will go on the T-7 Red Hawk trainer.

  • Air Force fields new rifle to Airmen

    The SDMR will replace legacy M24 Sniper Weapon Systems for security forces defenders performing base defense operations in-garrison and in contingency support.