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1 hr ago | Space.com
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-39 payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on Dec. 5 at 11:14 p.m. PST.
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6 hrs ago | Reuters
South Korea said on Sunday it has extended its air defense zone to partially overlap with a similar zone declared by China two weeks ago that has sharply raised regional tensions.
The National Reconnaissance Office launched a new satellite called NROL-39 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California late Thursday, but it's their mission logo that's getting much more interest.
The deal looked sketchy from the start. To outfit Afghanistan's security forces with new helicopters, the Pentagon bypassed U.S. companies and turned instead to Moscow for dozens of Russian Mi-17 rotorcraft at a cost of more than $1 billion.
About 2,500 gathered at Pearl Harbor on Saturday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
On October 4, 1957, Russia became the first nation on earth to put an object in orbit around the earth, when it lofted the 58-cm diameter Sputnik satellite into low-earth orbit.
The bicyclist killed in a collision at Kirtland Air Force Base on Wednesday has been identified as a marine corps veteran and long-time employee of Lockheed martin.
North Korea on Saturday deported an elderly U.S. tourist, apparently ending the saga of Merrill Newman's return to the North six decades after he advised South Korean guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
Col. Gary Underwood , the last commander of Norton Air Force Base, will discuss closure of the base in 1994, its impact on our community and opportunities that have developed through base reuse efforts at the Dec. 11 "An Evening at the Norton Museum" presentation.
More than three years after an Army private stole more than 250,000 and leaked them to the media and more than two years after President Obama signed an executive order aimed at stopping internal security threats, the Pentagon is taking more steps to bolster its ability to identify and stop such breaches of security.
Six members of a Long Island-based Air National Guard unit are receiving one of the U.S. military's highest awards for heroism for a rescue mission a year ago in Afghanistan.
Over the next three years, six crews of the Royal Australian Air Force will train to fly the new EA-18G Growler at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died.
John Dennis Apel speaks outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, after oral arguments in his case.
Services are set for a southwestern Illinois man who was working as a civilian aircraft mechanic in Afghanistan when he was killed by what his brother said was a rocket explosion at a U.S. air base.
Despite what opponents thought would happen, the repeal two years ago of "Don't Ask Don't Tell," the law that kept gay men and lesbians from openly serving in the military, has not resulted in HIV infection increasing.