U.S. Air Force grounds 'combat-ready' F-35s over coolant line flaw

Sep 17, 2016

U.S. Air Force grounds 'combat-ready' F-35s over coolant line flaw

Seven weeks after the U.S. Air Force declared its first F-35 jets to be combat-ready, 10 of the aircraft aren’t flying after service mechanics discovered “peeling and crumbling” insulation wrapped around lines that carry liquid to cool combat systems and computers. The poor insulation ...

North Korea ready for another nuclear test, report says

Sep 12, 2016

North Korea ready for another nuclear test, report says

North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Monday, citing South Korean government sources who said the North may use a previously unused tunnel at its mountainous test site. Pyongyang on Friday set off its most powerful ...

Sep 2, 2016

Last U.S. cluster-bomb maker to cease production

The last U.S. maker of cluster bombs will cease producing the controversial weapons, which are banned by most governments because of their capacity to kill or maim civilians. In a little-noticed announcement Tuesday, the Rhode Island-based aerospace company Textron said it would no longer ...