Tag: USAF

U.S. Air Force Authorises Extended Life For F-16

Reading Time: 1 minute The F-16 Falcon will live to fight another day, or at least another 4,000 hours, according to the US Air Force and Lockheed Martin. The USAF authorized extending the F-16’s service life from its original 8,000 flight hours to 12,000 flight hours, a 12 April Lockheed release states. After performing SLEP modifications, the service will […]

U.S. Air Force Drones Had A Record Number Of Crashes Last Year

Reading Time: 1 minute The Air Force has a huge drone problem that’s costing the military division a pretty penny. A total of 20 drones were completely destroyed or sustained at least $2 million in damages when they crashed in 2015. That’s the highest number of mishaps within a year so far, over twice the number of accidents in […]