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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In September 2017, Boeing selected Triumph Group as a major supplier for their offering for the US Airforce T-X trainer program after teaming with Triumph on the iconic V-22 Osprey and C-17 Globemaster III programs in the past.
The TAI T129 attack helicopters are taking part for the first time at the Dubai Airshow this year, and a large number of military aircraft including a US Airforce F16, UAE Mirage 2000, and a Taqnia AN132 are also on the display.
There will also be helicopters including the TAI T129 attack helicopter performing for the first time at the Dubai Airshow and large number of military aircraft such as a US Airforce F16, UAE Mirage 2000 and a Taqnia AN132.
dpa Kabul In September, the US airforce dropped the highest number of bombs and other ammunition on Islamist groups in Afghanistan since 2012, according to the latest official figures.
The paintings all relate to my experience of the Iraq war in the US Airforce and the loss of my brother, who was killed in Afghanistan.
The series was named after the US Airforce base where creator Gerry Anderson's brother learned to fly.
Nestle, Coca Cola,Unilever, US Airforce, US Government, Petrobras, Petronas, Marks and Spencers, and The Louvre Museum are the worldwide customers.
Military aircraft include a T129 ATAK helicopter from Turkish Aircraft Industries, two Typhoons from the RAF and an impressive number of aircraft from the US Airforce and US Navy, in addition to India, which will be displaying its HAL Dhruv Helicopters and its C17.
There are already 500+ BioLock systems installed at high security locations such as US Airforce, US Army, NORAD, Memorial Medical Centre, Syracuse University, and the US Naval Academy.
This will give the US airforce unprecedented and perhaps coveted access to Syrian airspace and may be a recipe for a protracted American military presence in Syria's airspace.
Obama has said he was confident the US airforce could prevent IS fighters "from going up the mountain and slaughtering the people who are there" but added the next step of creating a safe passage was "logistically complicated".

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