The Air Force Is Getting a New New Air-To-Air Missile


by The National Interest

The National Interest— David Axe Technology, Americas Oh my. Key point: The New AIM-260 will be even better and longer-range than the old AIM-120. The U.S. Air Force is developing a new air-to-air missile. The AIM-260 Joint Air Tactical Missile could fly farther than the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, U.S. forces’ current main air-to-air missile, can do. The extra range could help Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fighters to counter Chinese and Russian planes armed with their own long-range...

Fox News—New Mexico-Air Force football game postponed following New Mexico player’s death. Saturday’s scheduled college football game between the U.S. Air Force Academy and the University of New Mexico has been postponed following the death of a New Mexico player.

/CBSdenver—Air Force Football Game At New Mexico Rescheduled. U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Mountain West Conference has rescheduled the Air Force football game against the New Mexico Lobos, originally scheduled for this Saturday. The move comes after a University of New Mexico player death. Nahje Flowers, 21, died Tuesday. No official cause of death has been released by the university. [

The National Interest—The Air Force Could Have 100 New B-21 Stealth Bombers. Kris Osborn Security, Air Force weapons developers are immersed in an intricate plan to bring the service’s bomber fleet into future decades -- by adding weapons, avionics and networking technologies to current aircraft and moving quickly to bring new B-21 bombers to the force. Key Point: The Air Force has 20 B-2 bombers and plans to add as many as 100 new B-21 Stealth bombers. (Washington, D.C.) The B-52 will be armed with long-range, nuclear cruise missiles