Air Force




An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 23, 2016, in the Atlantic Ocean. VX-23 is conducting its third and final developmental test (DT-III) phase aboard George Washington. The F-35C is expected to be Fleet operational in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo/Jonathan Price)

The Top 10 DoDBuzz Posts of 2016

Here’s a look at the 10 most read stories of the year on DoDBuzz: 1. Navy F-35C Landed So Precisely, It Tore Up a Runway…











A 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs Aviano Air Base, Italy, for Lask, Poland, to participate in Aviation Detachment 16-3 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, June 1, 2016. (Photo by Krystal Ardrey/U.S. Air Force)

Air Force Moves to Make Weapons Cyber-Safe

The commander of Air Force Materiel Command recently laid out the service’s plan for ensuring attack aircraft and other weapon systems are secure from cyber-attack….





Boeing's trainer aircraft design for the Air Force's T-X program. (Photo courtesy Boeing)

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Boeing Unveils T-X Design

Boeing’s new T-X design has something the F-22, F-35 and F/A-18 all have in common: twin canted vertical tails. To much hype and anticipation, the…