July 21, 2019

Deteriorating Propeller Blades Ground C-130s

Safety Stand Down

The Air Force grounded 60 C-130H Hercules aircraft after a review found their pre-1971 propeller blades could be susceptible to dangerous cracking. Five of those C-130s have had their blades replaced and returned to flying status.

F-35s Gaining Foothold in Europe

F-35s Gaining Foothold in Europe

The F-35 fighter jet is arriving in growing numbers in Europe, and military officials say it is poised to play a much broader role in missile defense.