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US: For many who cleaned up a nuclear mess in 1966, a key ruling comes too late

February 12, 2020 6:55 pm

Victor Skaar, a retired chief master sergeant, was one of 1,600 troops scrambled by the US Air Force in 1966 to clean up a classified nuclear disaster by collecting debris and shoveling up plutonium-laced soil

SpaceX keeps US Air Force's confidence after satellite's loss

January 23, 2018 2:24 pm

The US Air Force has backed SpaceX and its Falcon 9 rocket, despite a failed satellite launch, conducted under a project code-named Zuma.

Elon Musk's cheap SpaceX rocket won its second launch contract for US military

March 18, 2017 5:28 pm

Elon Musk’s SpaceX won its second-ever launch contract from the U.S. military by underbidding an alliance of defense industry giants.

US Air Force believes F-16 fighter jet crashed in Gulf

November 07, 2014 3:34 am

Air Force officials say they believe an F-16 fighter jet has crashed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Defence partnership with India critical to US: US Air Chief

November 14, 2013 11:57 am

Early this year,Welsh had hosted Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne and was very appreciative of him.

US nearly detonated atomic bomb by accident in 1961: file

September 21, 2013 4:52 pm

The three other safety mechanisms designed to prevent an unintended detonation failed.

Junkyard in space

September 02, 2013 8:21 pm

The world’s space agencies–which between them launch roughly 120 spacecraft a year–need to find ways of clearing up the space debris

C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into Indian Air Force

September 02, 2013 11:38 am

C-17 has a capability to carry around 70 tonnes of load and around 150 fully geared troops.

IAF set to induct its biggest transport aircraft C-17 today

April 08, 2014 3:49 pm

American C-17 has a capability to carry around 80 tonnes of load and around 150 fully geared troops.

US Air Force grounds F-15's on Okinawa for inspections

May 29, 2013 11:12 am

An F-15 developed problems during training on Tuesday that forced the pilot to eject.