Air Force

U.S. Air Force to Ramp Up Commitments to Space Amid Chinese Threat

China's "rapid growth" in military capabilities and space innovation considered a top concern

The United States Air Force is accelerating investment in space as Chinese advancements threaten to penetrate American systems in the previously uncontested domain, top service officials said during a congressional hearing Tuesday.

Burlington, Vt., Prepares for Vote on F-35 Base

Jet noise, home values, and tricky ballot language all contribute to the controversy

Residents of Burlington, Vt., go to the polls on Tuesday to vote on a non-binding resolution which, if passed, would direct the city council to ask the Air National Guard to find somewhere else to house an F-35 fighter jet base.