North American Aerospace Defense

Chinese surveillance balloon flies over US: Nellis AFB scrambles two F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets

Chinese surveillance balloon flies over US: Nellis AFB scrambles two F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets

The USAF scrambled two F-22 Raptor stealth fighters from Nellis AFB on Feb. 1, 2023 to observe a Chinese surveillance… Read More

1 year ago

F-106 pilot tells the story of when he fell asleep while SAGE ground computer was flying his Six during a late-night exercise

‘Suddenly my F-106 rolled out of its turn onto a new heading. The sudden leveling of the wings woke me… Read More

2 years ago

Exercise Skyshield: the day RAF Vulcan strategic bombers fooled American and Canadian interceptors and penetrated NORAD’s massive surveillance system

RAF Vulcan bombers at Exercise Skyshield The best of the three RAF jet bombers to serve during the Cold War,… Read More

2 years ago

U.S. AIR FORCE F-15 EAGLES GO SUPERSONIC OVER WEST PALM BEACH RESIDENTIAL AREA TO INTERCEPT AN UNRESPONSIVE GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT

The intercept required the Air Force F-15s to travel at supersonic speeds On Feb. 17, 2017, a pair of U.S.… Read More

7 years ago