Air Force

A Delta 4 rocket  carries its payload into space.  (Photo: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

New GPS Satellite Launched Into Space

Updated military satellite will provide navigation info to the Air Force,

CBS Tampa–05/16/2014

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a sign along the NASA Kennedy Space Center causeway displays to passersby that there is one day remaining until the scheduled launch of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on Nov. 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Kennedy Space Center Testing Site For Top-Secret Air Force Space Plane

The Kennedy Space Center is going to be the testing site for a top-secret Air Force space plane.


Air Force Special Operations airmen show off survival tools to kids from Make A Wish during a June 21 visit to MacDill Air Force Base (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: NBA’s Marreese Speights & Stephen Graham, Make A Wish Kids Visit MacDill AFB, Gail Goodman and Chris Steinocher on National Small Business Week

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 23rd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: NBA players Marreese Speights of the Cleveland […]

CBS Tampa–06/24/2013

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Fighter Jet Crashes Along A Highway In Florida Panhandle

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — An Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jet crashed onto a Florida Panhandle highway Thursday, but the pilot was able to eject safely and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground, the military said.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2012

In this Feb. 24, 2004 file photo, an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet sits at the Asian Aerospace 2004 show in Singapore. (credit: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

$100 Million Stealth Jets Grounded For More Than Year

The best fighter pilots from the Air Force, Marines and Navy arrived in the Florida Panhandle last year to learn to fly the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most expensive, most advanced weapons program in U.S. history. They are still waiting.


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