United States Air Force

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Noun1.United States Air Force - the airforce of the United States of AmericaUnited States 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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The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane has broken its own record during its ongoing secret mission.
Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE[R] 500 science and technology leader, has been awarded a new task order by the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) to support the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Support Services program.
"There are no plans at this time to evacuate any personnel from Balad." He affirmed "the safety and security of all Air Force personnel and those that provide services to the US Air Force are constantly evaluated and should there be increased threats to our people, the U.S. Air Force will put measures in place to provide the protections required." (end) si.mt
U.S. Air Force and localAlabama officials joined executives with Bethesda-based global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin Friday to break ground on the company's new strike systems production facility inTroy, Alabama.
Red Hat (RHT) announced that Lockheed Martin (LMT) worked with Red Hat to modernize the application development process used to bring new capabilities to the U.S. Air Force's fleet of F-22 Raptor fighter jets.
This mission demonstrates the U.S. Air Force's continued commitment to deliver secure and reliable satellite communications around the globe to U.S.
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CAE has been awarded a U.S. Air Force (USAF) contract to provide comprehensive C-130H aircrew training services.
"Jimmie" Doolittle Award--was given to a very worthy recipient during the organization's annual gathering in Arlington, Virginia, which included a special keynote address from current U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen.
The Safariland Group has been awarded a $17.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for law enforcement equipment.
On one hand, the author does a good job of presenting his case using several instances in the history of the U.S. Air Force where it was not able to fulfill part of the initial intent of its independence, which was the ability to win wars from the air with very little loss of life and with better cost efficiency.