Tag: Air force

UK air force scrambles 2 fighters to intercept Russian jets

LONDON — Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers near U.K. airspace on Monday, in another illustration of...
The Latest: Pence offers prayers, pep talk at Nevada base

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Las Vegas and nearby Nellis Air Force Base (all times local): ...
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MINOT, N.D. — The 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base will undergo a change in leadership this spring. ...
Vet killed self with gun previously seized, sold by police

YAKIMA, Wash. — After a 24-year-old Army veteran killed himself in 2014 using a gun previously confiscated by the Washington State Patrol, his mother...
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COLUMBUS, Miss. — A drone maker has won a $48 million contract to continue developing its unmanned aerial vehicles in Mississippi and Virginia. ...
Clarification: Defense Department-Lawsuit story

NEW YORK — In a story Dec. 26 on cities suing the Department of Defense, The Associated Press reported that 26 people were killed...
Rare bighorn hunt lets armed civilians onto bombing range

LAS VEGAS — Armed civilians are running loose inside a secure military training area north of Las Vegas, but only the bighorn sheep have...
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WARSAW, Poland — Wreckage from a Polish fighter jet that disappeared from radar Monday was found near a domestic air base, but the pilot...
Shots fired in ‘disturbance’ at UK base used by US Air Force

LONDON — A British military air base in England used by the U.S. Air Force was locked down Monday after a disturbance, but the...

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