US Air Force: News

US: AI-controlled aircraft engages in dogfight with human pilot

US Air Force has confirmed that its artificial intelligence (AI) system successfully completed an aerial combat scenario against a human pilot.

04 Apr 2024


Alibaba considering reusable rockets for express deliveries across the globe

Space Epoch, a Chinese rocket manufacturer, has announced its partnership with Alibaba's e-commerce platform, Taobao, to revolutionize cargo deliveries.

18 Aug 2023


Top 5 Hollywood political thriller films to watch

From the incidents that took place in and around the time of JFK's assassination to the Vietnam War, the genre of political thriller saw its peak in the 1970s in Hollywood.

AI-controlled drone 'kills' operator during simulation test: What went wrong

In a simulation test carried out by the US military, an AI-operated drone turned against its operator, to the point of killing the controller.

13 Feb 2023


Over 10 US balloons violated airspace since January 2022: China

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday claimed over 10 high-altitude balloons sent by the United States (US) violated its airspace since January 2022.

US shoots down suspected Chinese spy balloon; 'overreaction,' says China

The United States shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday, Associated Press reported.

US: Pentagon tracking Chinese spy balloon surveilling nuclear weapons sites

A Chinese spy balloon is reportedly flying over the United States (US), surveilling its highly sensitive nuclear weapons sites, the Pentagon said on Thursday. It is currently being tracked as the Pentagon believes it doesn't pose a particularly dangerous intelligence threat.

18 Aug 2021


Afghanistan: Human remains found in US military flight from Kabul

The US Air Force said on Tuesday that human remains were found in the wheel well of a C-17 aircraft that flew out of the Afghan capital Kabul amid chaos in the war-torn country.

21 Nov 2020

Washington DC

'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness

Operation Christmas Drop- The title says it.

08 Jan 2020

Wonder Woman

#ComicBytes: Who are the strongest members of the Justice League?

Justice League is the DC counterpart of Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes who battle monsters to defend earth and maintain balance in the universe.

20 Sep 2019


Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?

Months after the Area 51 raid commenced as a Facebook event, the madness shows no signs of stopping.

15 Jul 2019


8 lakh plan to 'storm Area 51' to see aliens

Call it a mystery, or a hoax, the top-secret US military base "Area 51" has fueled many "alien" stories for decades.

30 Mar 2019


Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test

The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.

31 Dec 2018


#ThatWas2018: Here are 6 weird technology stories of 2018

Today, technology has become another entity in the world, a very important part of our lives.

02 Dec 2018


India, US air forces to begin 12-day military drill tomorrow

Air forces of India and the US will begin a 12-day military exercise in Kalaikunda and Panagarh air bases in West Bengal from tomorrow with an aim to enhance the operational coordination, officials said.

25 Nov 2018

Wonder Woman

#ComicBytes: Who are the strongest members of the Justice League?

Justice League is the DC counterpart of Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes who battle monsters to defend earth and maintain balance in the universe.

10 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Obama was 'impotent' about South China Sea, says Trump

US President Donald Trump today slammed his predecessor Barack Obama for being "impotent" and not stopping China from expanding its influence in the South China Sea, saying the Chinese Navy was now posing a confrontational challenge for the US in the disputed region.

14 Sep 2018


Germany: Teen suspected of planning Islamic extremist bombing attack arrested

A German teenager has been arrested on suspicion that he was planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack in the Frankfurt area, prosecutors said yesterday.

22 Jun 2018


SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

SpaceX has landed a $130 million contract with the US Air Force to launch an Air Force satellite using its Falcon Heavy rocket.

Indian-American jailed for conspiring to defraud company of $2.5mn

An Indian-origin man in the US has been sentenced to over four years in prison and fined for conspiring to defraud a company of $2.5 million.

03 Feb 2018


Jodhpur: US Air Force general flies fighter jet Tejas

American Air Force General David L Goldfein on Saturday became the first foreign military chief to fly India's light combat aircraft Tejas.

17 Dec 2017


Pentagon ran a secret multimillion dollar UFO programme

According to a New York Times report, the Pentagon has been running a secret multimillion dollar programme to investigate Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

14 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: All you need to know about IAF's C-17 airlifter

With India's growing status as a global power, comes the need for its military to demonstrate its presence far and wide.

08 Nov 2017


Texas church shooting: Gunman had fled mental hospital in 2012

Texas gunman Devin Kelley, who shot dead 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, had fled from a mental health clinic in 2012.

07 Nov 2017


Texas shooting: Row with mother-in-law may have motivated gunman's rampage

Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, had argued with his mother-in-law before going on the rampage at Sutherland Springs that left 26 people dead; half were children.

06 Nov 2017


US: 26 shot-dead in Texas church in another mass-shooting incident

Gun violence seems to be spiralling out of control in the US. It has claimed numerous lives in recent times.

12 Oct 2017


US ramps up airstrikes in Afghanistan under new Trump strategy

US warplanes are conducting airstrikes on Afghanistan on a scale not seen since the height of the American troop surge in 2010.

19 May 2017


Chinese fighters intercepts US warplane over East China Sea

A US Air Force (USAF) WC-135 radiation detection plane was intercepted by two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets over the East China Sea on May 17, according to the US military.

13 May 2017


An alien army? UFO hunters spot a 'tank' on moon

A mysterious tank-like object has been spotted on The Moon, which researchers say could be an odd-shaped rock.

US military's top secret X-37B space plane returns from orbit

After a record 718 days in orbit, the US Air Force's X-37B space plane has returned to Earth by landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.

28 Mar 2017

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's start-up aims to download information via brain implants

SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk is now putting his money in a venture that aims to change how we perceive technology.

28 Jan 2017

South Korea

Recently released CIA documents reveal UFO sightings over India

UFO conspiracy theorists in India and the world over will be delighted to know that a 1968 CIA report detailed six UFO sightings over India, Bhutan and Nepal.

Palantir relentlessly raising funds

According to a new SEC filing, American software and services company, Palantir, has raised another $20 million.