Air Force Chief of Staff breaks down why the branch wants new F-15s: ‘I need an asset’

Ever since the story broke that the U.S. Air Force was considering the purchase of new F-15 airframes, dubbed the F-15X, pundits and analysts alike have debated why the branch would be willing to devote billions of dollars to procure a fourth-generation aircraft in the era of stealth-capable fifth-generation platforms. Put simply, the question has […]

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Boeing unveils ‘Loyal Wingman’ drone and it may be the future of air combat

On Wednesday, Boeing unveiled its Airpower Teaming System, also referred to as “Loyal Wingman,” at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. The announcement included a display mock-up of the aircraft that is currently in development, as well as some pertinent details about what the Loyal Wingman program offers not only Australia, but allied nations on […]

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Trump says no deal on North Korean nukes, but at least he and Kim Jong Un still like each other

President Donald Trump says he rebuffed an offer by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to dismantle its nuclear complex at Yongbyon if the United States ended all sanctions against North Korea. “There was a potential we could’ve signed something today,” Trump told reporters in Hanoi on Thursday. “I could’ve 100% signed something today. We […]

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