The 16th annual Garuda Shield exercise started Aug. 3, this year expanding from a bilateral training event between the Indonesian and U.S. militaries to 14 participant nations, making it one of the largest multinational exercises in the Indo-Pacific region. Garuda Shield is a great example of integrated deterrence where allies and partners work together to deter […]

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. — Space Training and Readiness Command completed its first iteration of the inaugural SKIES exercise series aimed at improving the U.S. Space Force’s command and control capabilities.   The exercise, BLACK SKIES 22, which ran from Sept. 19-23, was a live simulation exercise designed to rehearse the command and […]

Approximately 110 Pacific Air Forces Airmen participated in exercise Pitch Black 2022, the Royal Australian Air Force Chief of Air Force’s biennial capstone international engagement activity with forces drawn from a wide range of regional, coalition and allied nations. This year, 17 nations participated in PB22 from Aug. 19 — Sept. 8. The exercise focused on […]

Published Sept. 23, 2022 By Airman 1st Class Saomy Sabournin Air Force TV FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) —   In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary Kendall focuses on personnel issues, Airmen bring aid to flood victims in Pakistan, […]

US Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Kabul during Taliban training exercise killing three Three people were killed in a helicopter crash during a Taliban training exercise The chopper crashed in Kabul due to a ‘technical problem,’ defence officials say Five people were also injured when the US-made helicopter crashed on Saturday By

A US-made Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday, killing three Afghan crew members, the Taliban’s Defence Ministry said. Another five people were injured in the incident, the ministry added. Several US-manufactured military equipment, including helicopters, were seized by the Taliban after US forces withdrew from Afghanistan last […]

Taliban crashed a Blackhawk chopper in Afghanistan’s Kabul on Saturday afternoon during a training exercise, leaving three people dead, said the Taliban’s Ministry of Defence in a statement. The Blackhawk chopper reportedly crashed inside a military training base in Kabul, which not only caused casualties but also injured two, Khaama Press reported. The Taliban also […]

Kabul —  A Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a Taliban training exercise in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing three, the group’s defense ministry said Saturday. “An American Black Hawk helicopter, which was flown … for training, crashed due to a technical problem inside the campus of the National Defense University,” said Ministry of Defense spokesperson Enaytullah […]

It would be a worst-case scenario. A hypersonic missile traveling more than five times the speed of sound had hit Lincoln Financial Field, obliterating it and leaving a pile of rubble where the stadium used to be. The SEPTA NRG Station across the parking lot had collapsed from the blast, trapping seven adults and two […]

Lt. Nicholas Lingo, a spokesperson for the US Navy’s 7th Fleet headquartered in Japan, said it was the second so-called freedom of navigation operation in the Paracel Islands — known as the Xisha Islands in China — so far this year, and the third targeting Beijing’s “excessive maritime claims” in regional waters during the same […]

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