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Nov. 16, 2022
B-1B Lancer Conducts Hot Pit Refuel in Misawa
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, forward deployed from Andersen AFB, Guam, to Misawa Air Base, Japan, to conduct a hot pit refuel in support of a Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission.This type of refueling uses a technique in which
Nov. 15, 2022
U.S. Naval Forces Intercept Explosive Material Bound for Yemen
MANAMA, Bahrain —
On Nov. 8, U.S. 5th Fleet intercepted a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman smuggling lethal aid, including a large quantity of explosive material, from Iran to Yemen.
Nov. 9, 2022
Minot Air Force Base Airmen execute Exercise Prairie Vigilance
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. —
Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in Prairie Vigilance 23-1, an exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to conduct strategic-bomber readiness operations, Nov. 1-7.
Nov. 3, 2022
U.S.-South Korea Take Stock of Alliance, Pledge More Cooperation
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and South Korean Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup affirmed that the U.S.-South Korea alliance has been tested in war and peace and remains rock-solid.Austin and Lee met for the 54th Security Consultative Meeting at the Pentagon today. The men reviewed the status of the alliance and examined ways
George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Split, Croatia
SPLIT, Croatia —
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) – along with the embarked staff of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, George H.W. Bush CSG arrived in Split, Croatia, for a regularly scheduled port visit Nov. 3, 2022.
Nov. 1, 2022
AFGSC saves millions, increases safety through CSP
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —
Modernization and innovation make the Air Force always ready, but modernizing takes time and money, while innovating requires new ideas. Air Force Global Strike Command B-2 Requirements division recently expedited this process, saving millions of dollars and six years of work by using AFWERX to apply already conceptualized innovative ideas to solve an existing problem.
Oct. 27, 2022
DOD Releases National Defense Strategy, Missile Defense, Nuclear Posture Reviews
The 2022 National Defense Strategy places a primary focus on the need to sustain and strengthen U.S. deterrence against China and advances a focus on collaboration with a growing network of U.S. allies and partners on shared objectives.
Oct. 26, 2022
USAF, Navy integrate for Bomber Task Force MineX
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam —
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, integrated with U.S. Naval forces over the Indo-Pacific region to conduct a naval mine exercise (MineX) during a Bomber Task Force mission at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 24.
Oct. 21, 2022
B-21 bomber to be unveiled Dec. 2
ARLINGTON, Virginia —
The Air Force confirmed Oct. 20 it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony hosted and sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Corporation at its production facilities in Palmdale, California.
Oct. 20, 2022
B-1B Bomber Task Force returns to Guam for multilateral training operations
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers landed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 18.