The US Shot Down a Mysterious Enemy Drone Over Syria

America’s adversaries are gearing up for robotic battle in the skies.


How Trump Could Actually Make the US Air Force Great Again

In the absence of a more specific official policy, Motherboard asked US air power experts what they think the president-elect should do to improve the military's flying branch.


US Air Force Tester: F-35 Is Too Good for War Games

“How do we crack this nut?”


Saving Money on the F-22 Fighter Jet May Cost America a Hell of a Lot

The Pentagon stopped production of the F-22 fighter jet in 2012. Now, facing new threats from China and Russia, the US wants more F-22s — but they're going to cost more than ever.


Do Israel's New Fighter Jets Mean Stealth Is Going Out of Style?

For decades, military planners have touted the age of the stealth airplane. But an order for new jets from the Israeli Air Force tells us it may all be coming to an end.


The WWII-Era Plane Giving the F-35 a Run for Its Money

The war in Afghanistan proved that we can't just rely on new technology, but the Pentagon wouldn't listen—and troops paid the price.


World War III Has Been Postponed Indefinitely

You can't have a war without soldiers. And the lack of Western forces near Crimea certainly seem to indicate we're not headed toward WWIII.