3481 Results for

u.s. air force academy

Article

How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By June 30, 2014

Article

US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

Article

A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

Gallery

A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum (pictures)

The Royal Air Force Museum London houses over 100 aircraft from the past 100 years. From delicate WWI planes, to iconic WWII fighters and bombers, to jet aircraft from the '40s and to the present day. Here's a huge photo tour.

75 Images By July 28, 2014

Article

U.S. Air Force designates six cybertools as weapons

New designations should allow the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an official says.

By April 8, 2013

Gallery

How the Air Force hardens planes against signal leakage (pictures)

At Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, the 24th Air Force makes sure communications on each plane the service flies are safe are safe from eavesdroppers. CNET Road Trip 2014 listened in.

11 Images By June 30, 2014

Article

U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

With jurisdiction from the bottom of the ocean to deep space, U.S. Strategic Command has its hands full in a very complex world. CNET Road Trip 2013 visited to better understand the mission.

By August 1, 2013

Article

Apple blocks older, risky Flash plug-ins, forcing you to upgrade

The Mac maker is forcing users of older versions of the Flash Player plug-in to update in the name of security.

By July 11, 2014

Article

Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By March 6, 2014

Article

Meet the C-17, the 'workhorse' of the Air Force

The ample airlifter has supported missions both martial and humanitarian. Now Boeing has delivered its last one to the Air Force as it gets ready to power down its C-17 assembly lines.

By September 21, 2013