air force

space force

Mike Pence Says America's Space Force Will Seek Peace Through Strength

The Space Force is turning out to be the orbital version of the Border Wall.
Becky Ferreira
8.9.18
hands on

New Drone 'Cockpits' Aim to Make Remote Warfare Feel More Real

Improved ergonomics alone can’t lift the moral burden on drone operators far removed from the battlefield, for whom life-or-death decisions are all in a day's work.
David Axe
7.12.18
Over Exposures

Republicans Are Trying to Pull America Out of Another Global Treaty

Experts say depriving Air Force funding for four-engine OC-135 surveillance planes is part of a GOP effort to force the US to withdraw from Open Skies, a 1992 arms-verification treaty.
David Axe
5.31.18
All Fronts

Why Is the Air Force Using Stealth Fighters to Blow Up Crude Drug Labs?

"The reality is we are fighting two wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the F-22 has not performed a single mission in either theater."
David Axe
11.30.17
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Sure Does Like to Talk About How ‘Invisible’ F-35 Fighter Jets Are

“They say, well, it wins every time because the enemy cannot see it. Even if it's right next to them, it can't see it.”
Mack Lamoureux
11.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Air Force Academy Reveals Black Student Was Behind Racist Messages

The school's superintendent condemned the racist messages in a viral speech after five black students found them scrawled in their dorm.
Drew Schwartz
11.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Texas Shooter Escaped Mental Hospital After Threatening to Kill Military Officers

A 2012 police report also revealed Devin Kelley tried to sneak firearms onto his Air Force base.
Drew Schwartz
11.7.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

​​Weinstein said to hire private investigators to track accusers, ​Trump: North Korea "will all work out," ​​​Air Force flub allowed Texas shooter to buy guns, and more.
VICE Staff
11.7.17
what on earth

This Strange Sensor Russia Sent to the ISS Is Baffling US Military Experts

"I think the appropriate reaction is 'mild curiosity' rather than 'worry.'"
David Axe
10.18.17
hypersonic

Why the Piloted Flight Speed Record Hasn’t Been Broken in 50 Years

It all goes back to the history of the X-15 A-2, an unmistakable rocket-powered product of its moment.
Caroline Haskins
10.6.17
ALIENS

In Search of the Truth Behind Canada's Most Infamous UFO Sighting

It's been 50 years since one of the most well-documented UFO incidents in Canadian history.
Hillary Windsor
10.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Air Force Academy Boss Tells Racist Students to 'Get Out'

The bold words came in response to racial slurs several black students found scrawled on their doors at the academy's preparatory school.
Drew Schwartz
9.29.17
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