US Air Force

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Noun1.US Air Force - the airforce of the United States of AmericaUS Air Force - the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
AFRL, Air Force Research Laboratory - a United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
United States Air Force Academy, US Air Force Academy - a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Air Force
ACC, Air Combat Command - a command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft
AFSPC, Air Force Space Command - a command of the United States Air Force that is responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations
Air National Guard, ANG - a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
AFISR, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR - an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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WASHINGTON -- The US Air Force has been forced to halt flights of 55 F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters after five pilots suffered oxygen deprivation in problems with their air supply systems, according to US media reports.
The AWACS system is now an integrated, indispensable element of Japan's own defense, and it complements the three US Air Force AWACS aircraft stationed at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Rescentris and the United States Air Force have received the "Best Knowledge Management Platform for Biological Research and Development" award from CENSA for the deployment of Rescentris' flagship software product, CERF (Collaborative Electronic Research Framework) at the US Air Force Research Laboratories.
In the context of a US Air Force order, SFC is to develop a Fuel Cell based Lightweight Portable Power System for Battlefield Airmen within the next ten months.
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The contract is scheduled to encompass over one hundred installations at US Air Force bases around the world.
Adams served in the senior executive ranks of the US Air Force as Chief Scientist of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Safe Range is now licensed by the US Air Force, the Department of the Navy (which includes the US Marine Corps) and a number of foreign military services.
78 million contract from the US Air Force (USAF) Electronic Systems Command for production, delivery and installation of infrared area surveillance systems.
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