Jan. 26, 2023

Combined Task Force 152 Conducts Exercise in Arabian Gulf with Unmanned Vessel

A Bahrain-led multinational task force from Combined Maritime Forces practiced vessel boarding procedures during exercise Falcon Warrior, Jan. 24-25, while operating with an unmanned system in the Arabian Gulf.

Jan. 24, 2023

One small shop, Two major missions: 109th MDVS

Tucked away in a tiny building, members of the 109th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services work around the clock to care for all members at Ali Al Salem Air Base. The small team of professionals support two major missions that protect the base population.

Jan. 24, 2023

One small shop, Two major missions: 109th MDVS

Tucked away in a tiny building, members of the 109th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services work around the clock to care for all members at Ali Al Salem Air Base. The small team of professionals support two major missions that protect the base population.

Jan. 15, 2023

U.S., Bahrain Launch Annual Maritime Security Exercise

Military personnel from the United States and the Kingdom of Bahrain began a 10-day naval exercise Jan. 15 in and off the coast of Bahrain.

Jan. 9, 2023

Advisory: AFCENT Innovation Day

Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) is hosting an AFCENT Innovation Day Feb.15 at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. 

Jan. 9, 2023

IMSC Task Force Completes Maritime Exercise with Unmanned Systems, A.I.

The International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) completed a three-day maritime exercise in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 9, integrating unmanned systems and artificial intelligence during a naval drill for the second time in six months.

Jan. 5, 2023

Reviving a 40 year old technique: AUAB tests first ground A2A refuel in decades

When thinking of refueling an aircraft, many imagine a KC-135 Stratotanker soaring through the clouds, and a fighter jet attached to a boom receiving thousands of gallons of fuel mid-flight. But what happens if a pilot has to make an emergency landing in an austere location?

Jan. 4, 2023

Multi-Capable Airmen lead the way for 443rd AES

A team of Multi-Capable Airmen at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, have stepped out of their traditional responsibilities to become vital force multipliers for joint and coalition partners across the installation.

Jan. 3, 2023

French Warship Seizes Illegal Drugs in North Arabian Sea

A French warship seized illegal drugs worth a total estimated U.S. street value of $24 million from a fishing vessel transiting international waters in the North Arabian Sea, Dec. 27.

Dec. 28, 2022

Counter Small Unmanned Aerial System Training At Al Dhafra Air Base

It’s a clear December morning at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The base’s population is mostly still getting their breakfast and preparing for work. All is normal, except for the occasional buzzing sound heard overhead. It sounds like a fly. A very big fly. Those that have the wherewithal to look up may catch a glimpse of a small spot approximately 500 feet in the sky, but that is no ordinary spot. It’s a small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) that is patrolling the north side of the base.