News: Eielson AFB

  • Successful F-35 Drag Chute Test In Norway

    Successful F-35 Drag Chute Test In Norway

    Lockheed Martin // February 20, 2018
    While The US Air Force is completing another round of cold-weather testing of the F-35A at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, Norway completed a successful verification of the drag chute system at Ørland Air Force Base in Norway February 16th.
  • Air Force Describes Jets’ Role in New War

    Air Force Describes Jets’ Role in New War

    Military.Com // July 25, 2016
    At a time when war with China is talked about as a future possibility, the deputy director for air and cyberspace operations at Pacific Air Forces gave a rare look at how advanced fifth-generation aircraft -- the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II among them -- could lead the air campaign in a conflict in the region.
  • Alaska Bases Closer to Winning F-35 Fleet

    Alaska Bases Closer to Winning F-35 Fleet

    The Hill // March 06, 2015
    Alaska’s congressional delegation is welcoming a move by the Air Force that could pave the way for 48 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to be stationed in their state.