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NATO Air Policing operations

U.S. Air Force News

  • SECAF visits PACAF Airmen, emphasizes Air Force priorities

    During his tour, Kendall reinforced the National Defense Strategy tenet of deterring aggression, while being prepared to prevail in conflict when necessary, prioritizing the importance of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command theater.

  • Agile Flag 22-2: The road to certification

    Agile Flag is the latest U.S. Air Force investment in capabilities that enables Lead Wings to operate at the speed, scope, complexity, and scale needed in a modern-day threat environment.

  • Legion Pod reaches IOC

    The Legion Pod is a sensor that uses the infrared spectrum to help pilots to track and engage enemy aircraft in environments where traditional radar technology is denied.

  • CSAF signs Agile Combat Employment doctrine note

    Working with experts across the service, the Curtis E. LeMay Center developed Air Force Doctrine Note 1-21, Agile Combat Employment, to serve as the foundation of ACE operational doctrine. It provides guidance for Airmen to rapidly innovate and generate discussion across the force to develop new

  • AFRL’s Expeditionary Energy Campaign commences

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Transformational Capabilities Office launched the Expeditionary Energy Campaign to fund innovative energy technologies that offer needle-moving capability enhancements for the expeditionary warfighter.

  • ROCKI 21-02: 19th AW experiments with lead wing concept

    The 19th Airlift Wing’s ROCKI 21-02 exercise at Volk Field Air National Guard Base came to a close May 6, as the wing assessed its ability to deploy into theater as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing–becoming Air Mobility Command’s first to experiment with the lead wing construct in a dynamic exercise

  • AMC hosts operational demonstration for latest AE innovation

    Air Mobility Command hosted the final operational demonstration for a portable and constructable ramp, or Patient Loading System, used to safely on and offload patients to high-deck aircraft, such as the KC-10 Extender, KC-46 Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker.

  • Commander addresses Reserve Mobility capabilities at A/TA 2020

    Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, highlighted Total Force integration, the Reserve’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Reserve’s unique weather reconnaissance, aerial spray and aerial firefighting missions during the

  • Exercise Rapid Weasel enhances 52nd Fighter Wing innovation, readiness

    “Rapid Weasel was a demonstration of the 52nd FW’s ability to rapidly project combat power by opening an airfield, refueling and re-arming fighter aircraft, then quickly departing to other locations,” said Lt. Col. Leonardo Tongko, 435th Contingency Response Squadron commander.