Air Force

  • McAfee offers refunds after bad update

    Koobface is back, Air Force apologizes for ’Transformers 3’ phishing scam

  • EADS charts course to beat Boeing for tankers

    EADS North America has announced that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program. Sean O’Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, explains how the company plans to win.

  • EADS North America will bid for Air Force tanker contract

    EADS North America announced on Tuesday that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program.

  • HReinvented: Why NSPS didn’t work

    In our ongoing series, HReinvented, Ruby Butler DeMesme, Director of Human Capital Innovative Market Strategy for Deloitte and a former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force tells us why she believes one of the most infamous pay-for-performance systems, the National Security Personnel System, didn’t work out as planned.

  • Military academies are looking for leadership of the future

    The 2010 academy nomination season now is open. We get details from Captain Eric Brown, Assistant Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

  • Air Force moving to global training perspective

    Service’s new program focuses on giving civilian leaders a broader education of the Air Force’s mission. The program is funded by Air Force headquarters and aims to give civilian leaders similar training to those in the military.

  • HReinvented: USAF takes new approach to training civilians

    The United States Air Force is taking a corporate approach to training civilian leaders. It will launch the new program this summer.

  • Air Force cyber unit reaches milestones

    The Air Force’s new cyber organization received the ”ready” sign to move to initial operating capability.

  • Crystal balling the Air Force.

    In 2047, the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, there’s a good chance that unmanned aircraft will play a bigger role than ever. Officials say the ”Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan” recognizes that pilots on the ground still operate the U-A-Vs, as they’re called. The advantage is that they can fly over fixed positions for long periods of time, something you can’t do when a human being is in the plane.

  • Air Force finds easier way to hire acquisition workers

    Service using special authority approved by Congress. New process brings on new procurement workers in as little as 17 days.

  • JJ Green and the Birds of Thunder

    It was the ride of a lifetime for National Security Correspondent J.J. Green. He recently got the chance to fly at 9 G’s with the Thunderbirds. He sat down with our own Jane Norris to…

  • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may be the last manned military aircraft

    By Emily Jarvis Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio.com The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may be the last manned military aircraft developed in the United States. Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA) made the comments on FederalNewsRadio’s Federal Drive with…

  • USAF addresses cybersecurity challenges

    The Air Force once again is leading the federal effort to address some obvious cybersecurity gaps. The service and Microsoft teamed up to develop secure server configurations for Windows servers. This work comes about two…

  • Just call her ‘Captain Fitness’.

    Air Force Captain Charlotta Blalock says she gets some strange looks from people when she’s on a plane, and will drop to the deck and start doing push ups at 14,000 feet. Blalock, who is aide de camp to General Roger Brady, head of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, is now a competitive bodybuilder, after deciding four years ago to step it up when it came to her fitness. She scores ”excellent” in the Air Force fitness test. I’m Max Cacas.