Air Force

Nike debuts its first SNKRS stash drop at a concert with Kendrick Lamar and SZA

On a mild Thursday night at the Los Angeles Forum, Nike’s public relations team and a group of journalists from some of the country’s leading lifestyle, tech, and general interest websites

SpaceX and United Launch Alliance land $640 million in Air Force launches

The U.S. Air Force wants to maintain its options: It awarded a total of $640 million in satellite launch contracts to both SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance (Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s joi

Air Force launches bug bounty program

The Air Force announced today that it will launch a bug bounty next month for several of its public-facing websites, allowing hackers to seek out vulnerabilities in the sites and exchange them for cas

U.S. Air Force and Lockheed demonstrate autonomous F-16 strike capabilities

The U.S. Air Force, working with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works (which, as its name suggests, is its skunkworks operation) have demonstrated another round of flight capabilities for an autonomous

SpaceX is awarded its first national security contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded SpaceX an $82.7 million contract to launch their GPS-3 satellite into orbit. This is the first National Security Space (NSS) contract for SpaceX, who won essentially by

New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

This morning, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS). This $131 million satellite

SpaceX And Russia Change The Rules Of The Military Launch Market

It’s been a tough week for United Launch Alliance (ULA). A hearing last Wednesday brought news of a potential ban on Russian made RD-180 engines which ULA requires for their Atlas V rocket. To make

SpaceX Wins An Injunction Against United Launch Alliance’s Purchase Of Russian Rockets

After announcing last week that it would be filing suit against the U.S. Air Force over the government agency’s decision to award a contract for national defense-related rocket launches exclus

SpaceX Files Suit Against U.S. Air Force, Cites Use Of Russian Rockets As Problematic

During an event today to discuss a successful soft landing of a SpaceX Falcon flight, CEO Elon Musk also revealed that SpaceX has decided to file suit against the U.S. Air Force to get it to open up c

Boulder's eSpace Center Wants To Make Aerospace A Startup-Friendly Industry

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/espace-logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Private sector space tech companies — from Virgin Galactic to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) — have

Sony burns Air Force by killing Linux on the PS3

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/ps3usairforce.jpg" />Remember that <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/09/u-s-air-force-using-the-ps3-for-%E2%80%98urban-su

Air Force creating training program for UAV pilots

I always wondered about this. Flying a drone is unlike flying a regular plane, and unlike telepresence in other arenas because of, well, the killing aspect. I figured they used a Last Starfighter type