July 28, 2022

HMAS Canberra Stows an Osprey for The First Time at Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN -- Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra (L02) embarked two MV-22B Osprey military aircraft onboard and successfully moved the Osprey off the flight deck into the hangar for the first time at sea during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022.The MV-22B's will operate from Canberra for the duration of RIMPAC in another

July 28, 2022

Building Asymmetric Advantage in Indo-Pacific Part of DOD Approach to Chinese Aggression

WASHINGTON -- In the Indo-Pacific region, Chinese aggression demonstrates an effort by Beijing to deconstruct core elements of the international rules-based order and assert greater control over the waterways that connect it with its neighbors, the assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific security affairs said.Last month, for instance, a

July 27, 2022

B-52 OT, WPS, and Ops squadrons collaborate during Test and Weapons School Roadshow at Minot AFB

The 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently integrated with the 340th Weapons Squadron, 69th Bomb Squadron, and 23rd Bomb Squadron during the B-52 Test and Weapons School Roadshow at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 5-8, 2022.

July 10, 2022

B-2 Spirit stealth bombers deploy to RAAF Base Amberley, Australia

U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bombers arrived from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to support a Pacific Air Forces Bomber Task Force deployment, here July 10.

July 8, 2022

Two 7th BW B-1s integrate with African partners; showcase support during Exercise African Lion

Two B-1B Lancers launched from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, June 29, 2022, in support of a Bomber Task Force Continental United States (CONUS)-to-CONUS tasking. A BTF CONUS-to-CONUS mission is a tasking from geographic combatant commanders requesting bomber aircraft to launch from their home unit to conduct an operation in another theater before returning home.

July 8, 2022

B-2 executes new nuclear tactic in B61-12 JTA capstone test

A B-2A Spirit stealth bomber released a B61-12 Joint Test Assembly utilizing a new capability known as Radar Aided Targeting System during a capstone test at the Tonopah Test Range, June 14, 2022.

July 1, 2022

USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) arrives in Faslane, Scotland

The U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) arrived at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde, Scotland (Faslane) for a scheduled port visit, July 1, 2022.

June 30, 2022

Rim of the Pacific 2022 Officially Begins

U.S. Navy -- Twenty-six nations, 38 surface ships, four submarines, nine national land forces, more than 30 unmanned systems, approximately 170 aircraft and more than 25,000 personnel will train and operate in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, June 29 to Aug. 4.Following Rim of the Pacific's (RIMPAC) theme of Capable Adaptive

June 23, 2022

New BLOS capability on the horizon for B-52s, first IRIS air demo complete

A new beyond line of sight communication system underwent an aerial demonstration on a B-52, June 22, 2022.

June 21, 2022

Defense Security Cooperation Agency Commemorates 50 Years of Partnership, Ally Support 

Representatives from the United States, allies and partner nations joined together to toast the work the Defense Security Cooperation Agency has been doing for more than a half century.