In a future bomber force, old and ugly beats new and snazzy

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. (AP) — In the topsy-turvy world of U.S. strategic bombers, older and uglier sometimes beats newer and snazzier. As the Air Force charts a bomber future i...

Russian general chafes at "provocative" NATO drills

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Monday accused the U.S. and its NATO allies of conducting “provocative” military drills near the nation's borders, a statement that reflected simmering Russia-NAT...

Waters around Taiwan will become increasingly militarized: Defense analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The waters around Taiwan — including the Miyako Strait, the Bashi Channel, the East China Sea, the South China Sea, and the Philippine Sea — run the risk of se...

2 American bombers spotted near Taiwan as US-China tensions rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two B-1B bombers and two support tankers were spotted flying from Guam and nearing northeast Taiwan on Sunday (May 31). On Sunday (May 31), Twitter user Golf9, who spec...

China to dispatch 2 aircraft carriers near Taiwan for war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is reportedly planning on deploying two aircraft carriers in waters near Taiwan as part of its war games in August to rehearse for a future assault on the Taiwan-con...

US warplanes fly close to Taiwan, Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two B-1B bombers and a refueling aircraft from the United States Air Force flew past south Taiwan and close to Hong Kong Tuesday (May 26), according to Aircraft Spots. ...

2 more B-1B bombers patrol NE of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two B-1B supersonic heavy bombers were reported cruising the skies to the northeast of Taiwan on Wednesday (May 6), the third time this month they have patrolled the area....

US bombers fly near NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (May 4), the Twitter account Aircraft Spots, which tracks military air movements, revealed that two U.S. B-1B supersonic bombers flew from Guam to the East China...

Air Force clears B-1B bomber fleet to resume operations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says its B-1B bombers will resume flight operations this week after an emergency landing by one of the bombers grounded the fleet nearly two weeks ago. ...

AP Explains: War games between South Korea and United States

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States has formally suspended a major military exercise with South Korea that was scheduled for August. President Donald Trump had pledged to stop the "war games" ...

AP EXPLAINS: War games between South Korea and United States

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to end "war games" with South Korea, calling them provocative, after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this week. His announceme...

Air Force grounds B-1B Lancer fleet after emergency landing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command has grounded its B-1B Lancer fleet after one of the bombers made an emergency landing in Texas. Gen. Robin Rand ordered ...

Trump declares 'mission accomplished' after strike on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the pummeling of th...

US moves ships, bombers toward Korea ahead of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. is beefing up its presence around the Korean Peninsula ahead of next month's Winter Olympics by deploying stealth bombers, at least one extra aircraft carrier and a new...

N. Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out at a massive joint military exercise between the Unite...