31 May '13, 3pm

US Air Force: F-35 To Be Deployable in '16

The Air Force’s F-35A joint strike fighter will finally reach its initial operational capability in December 2016, more than six years after the initial expected date, service officials said May 31. When development began in 2001, initial operating capability was expected between 2010 and 2012. In the 2007 approved baseline, the capability was going to be 2012 to 2014 for the $39.6 billion program, according to a March Government Accountability Office report. The Air Force will reach initial operating capability when its first squadron has 12 or more aircraft and airmen have the training and equipment to conduct missions, including close-air support, interdiction and limited suppression of enemy air defense operations. The jet fighter has been plagued by delays and cost overruns, and Congress, in the fiscal 2013 defense spending bill, required the Air Force to notify lawma...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130531/DEFREG02/3053...

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Nike Air Force 1 Low - White/Gum

Nike Air Force 1 Low - White/Gum

sneakernews.com 31 May '13, 5pm

The last time Nike Sportswear dropped an Air Force 1 Low in white leather with a gum sole was 2011, when the summery vibes...

Nike Air Force 1 iD "Clear Patent" - June 2013 Teaser

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sneakernews.com 30 May '13, 2am

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Nike Air Force 1 iD “Clear Patent” Option #AirForceOnes

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kicksonfire.com 31 May '13, 6pm

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"Weatherman" Nike Air Force 1 Low

"Weatherman" Nike Air Force 1 Low

sneakernews.com 31 May '13, 10pm

There’s no doubt that Air Force 1 colroways have been crazier and crazier, but that route has certainly attracted some of ...

Nike Air Force 1 Low “Weatherman” #AirForceOnes

Nike Air Force 1 Low “Weatherman” #AirForceOnes

kicksonfire.com 01 Jun '13, 1am

has received the same treatment as the Nike Air Foamposite One in the form of yet another random but interesting “Weatherm...

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dodbuzz.com 28 May '13, 1pm

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NIKEiD Teases June's Air Force 1 Premium Options

NIKEiD Teases June's Air Force 1 Premium Options

nicekicks.com 29 May '13, 11pm

turned the sneaker world upside or rather inside out with the release of the “Invisible Woman” Air Force 1 from the Fantas...

Nike Air Force 1 Bespoke "Cork" By Slovadon

Nike Air Force 1 Bespoke "Cork" By Slovadon

nicekicks.com 27 May '13, 3pm

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sneakerhead.com 29 May '13, 10pm

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finishline.com 30 May '13, 8pm

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NIke Air Force 1 "Perforated"

NIke Air Force 1 "Perforated"

solecollector.com 29 May '13, 12am

Upon first glance, these appear to be just another pair of the classic white on white Nike Air Force 1. When you look a li...

Germany Plans To Buy 16 Armed Drones

defensenews.com 29 May '13, 3pm

BERLIN — Germany is sticking with a plan to buy 16 combat drones, an official said Wednesday, despite a controversy embroi...

Nike Air Force 1 Low CMFT Premium "Puerto Rico"

Nike Air Force 1 Low CMFT Premium "Puerto Rico"

nicekicks.com 28 May '13, 3pm

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The #AirForce @OCChoppers F-22 Raptor-themed chopper retires

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af.mil 29 May '13, 1pm

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35 Guantanamo hunger strikers are force-fed

35 Guantanamo hunger strikers are force-fed

stripes.com 27 May '13, 1am

MIAMI — U.S. Navy medical staff Sunday force-fed 35 captives at the prison camps at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spoke...