February 4, 2023

Maryland Guard Deploys A-10s to Europe

Guard

Ten A-10C Thunderbolt II attack aircraft belonging to the Maryland Air National Guard and assigned to the 104th Fighter Squadron landed in Iceland on Thursday. The “Warthogs” will be part of a training exercise throughout Eastern Europe.

$39 Million Missile Sale to Ukraine Approved

Ukraine

The same request that helped initiate an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump has netted $39 million in a missile sale to Ukraine to help deter Russia.

Air Force & Navy Search for New High-Tech Fighter Aircraft

high-tech fighter aircraft

Both the Air Force and Navy are each developing a new high-tech fighter aircraft, but details are secret and approaches to the need vary. Likely the answer will be a system not a single aircraft.

Only Half of F-35s Available for Flight

F-35s Available for Flight

Of the 280 operational F-35s purchased by the US and international partners, only 51 percent are currently available for flight, according to the F-35 Joint Program Office.