Three killed when U.S. Air Force recon plane crashes in New Mexico

Mar 16, 2017

Three killed when U.S. Air Force recon plane crashes in New Mexico

Three service members assigned to a special operations unit were killed after a single-engine reconnaissance and surveillance plane crashed in eastern New Mexico during a training flight, the Air Force said. Officials at Cannon Air Force Base said the U-28A crashed Tuesday night in ...

First squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready: U.S. Air Force

Aug 3, 2016

First squadron of F-35 jets combat-ready: U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a major milestone for a program that has faced cost overruns and delays. The move is another achievement for the $379 billion program, ...