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Feb. 15, 2023
U.S. military showcases airpower at Aero India 23
BENGALURU, INDIA —
The U.S. military is showcasing combat airpower in the skies over Aero India 23 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, India, Feb. 13-17.
Feb. 14, 2023
USS Paul Hamilton Conducts Port Visit to Diego Garcia
DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory —
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) conducted a port visit at U.S. Navy Support Facility (NSF) Diego Garcia, Feb. 11.The visit underscored the strategic importance of Diego Garcia to an enduring free and open Indo-Pacific by enabling presence, assuring access, and providing defense to the global commons.
Feb. 13, 2023
Air Force Battle Lab accelerates battle management for PACAF, ABMS CFT and ACC
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —
The 805th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Shadow Operations Center – Nellis, hosted its second annual ShOC Flag event at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 5-9. The event’s primary purpose was to analyze decision-making in a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command scenario to gather insights into operational and tactical command and control processes.
Feb. 10, 2023
Air Force Global Strike Command Communities Unite
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. —
The 28th Bomb Wing provided civic leaders from the greater Cheyenne area, which spans parts of Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming, a look into the B-1B Lancer long range strike mission and showcased the ironclad ties between the base and Black Hills community at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Feb. 8, 2023.
U.S. Strategic Command JEMSO Leaders Host Technical Interchange Meeting
Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. —
Members of U.S. Strategic Command's Advanced Warfare Capabilities Division (J81) for Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) hosted a Technical Interchange Meeting on Jan, 10-11, bringing together more than 40 M&S specialists from government, academia, and business to chart a course for the future of EMS campaign modeling, simulation, and analysis.
Minuteman III test launch showcases readiness of U.S. nuclear force's safe, effective deterrent
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle at 11:01 p.m. Pacific Time Feb. 9 from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.
This test launch is part of routine and periodic activities intended to demonstrate that the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter twenty-first century threats and reassure our allies. Such tests have occurred over 300 times before, and this test is not the result of current world events.
Feb. 9, 2023
U.S. Strategic Command Announces 2022 Omaha Trophy Recipients
Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. —
Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), announced the 2022 Omaha Trophy recipients today.
Feb. 7, 2023
Austin Notes Progress on Development of Australia's Nuclear-Powered Sub
The U.S. and Australia signaled their continued commitment to AUKUS, which is the trilateral security pact among Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S., formed in 2021, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said today."We've already made significant progress on developing the optimal pathway for Australia to acquire a conventionally armed,
Whiteman-based National Guard unit gets new commander for Guard’s only B-2 wing
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. —
The National Guard’s only nuclear flying wing welcomed its new commander during a ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Feb. 3, 2023.
Feb. 6, 2023
Guided-Missile Cruiser USS Shiloh Concludes 10-Day Surface Warfare Advanced Technical Training (SWATT) in the Philippine Sea
PHILIPPINE SEA —
PHILIPPINE SEA - Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, conducted Surface Warfare Advanced Technical Training (SWATT) exercises in the Philippine Sea from the 14th to the 23rd of January.