List/Grid Tag Archives: Air Force

Lockheed Hands F-35 ‘ALIS’ Logistics System to Test Sites; Mary Ann Horter Comments

Lockheed Hands F-35 ‘ALIS’ Logistics System to Test Sites; Mary Ann Horter Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered the logistics system for the F-35 fighter jet to several flight test sites for validation work ahead of the system’s planned deployment next year. The U.S. military will evaluate the Autonomic Logistics Information System‘s high-speed… Read more »

Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: VA, DOE, AF Planning Multibillion Dollar Recompete Contracts

Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: VA, DOE, AF Planning Multibillion Dollar Recompete Contracts

Deltek expects three federal agencies to launch solicitations for recompete contracts worth almost $30 billion combined in the next three months, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Ashley Bergander, research manager… Read more »

Northrop UAS Duo Logs 100K Combat Support Hours; Jim Culmo Comments

Northrop UAS Duo Logs 100K Combat Support Hours; Jim Culmo Comments

Two Northrop Grumman-built unmanned aircraft systems have achieved more than 100,000 flight hours combined for two separate U.S. Air Force and Navy operations. The Air Force flew the Global Hawk… Read more »

Northrop’s RQ-4 Drone Tested for Interoperability with AF Ground System; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop’s RQ-4 Drone Tested for Interoperability with AF Ground System; Mick Jaggers Comments

A Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system underwent a flight test designed to evaluate the drone’s ability to connect with the U.S. Air Force‘s distributed common ground system…. Read more »

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing’s 7th GPS IIF Satellite Transmits Signal from Space; Craig Cooning Comments

A Boeing-built GPS satellite has transmitted the first signals from space following the spacecraft’s launch on Friday. GPS IIF-7 took off aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Launches 3 Satellites for USAF Program; Christopher Long Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. has launched three satellites into space in an effort to help the U.S. Air Force gain situational awareness of man-made objects in Earth orbit. Two satellites took… Read more »

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies Corp. has won a contract to modernize the airborne imaging sensors of the U.S. Air Force, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes United Technologies’ UTC aerospace… Read more »

MBDA Kicks Off Brimstone 2 Missile Production

MBDA Kicks Off Brimstone 2 Missile Production

MBDA has started to produce Brimstone 2 missile for the British air force to use on its fleet of Tornado GR4 aircraft. The Brimstone 2 missile is built to help the Tornado in guidance against… Read more »

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Chris Chadwick: Boeing-Saab Team to Design a Bespoke Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

An industry team comprising of Boeing and Saab plans to build a customized military training aircraft in pursuit of the Air Force‘s T-X contract, Defense News reported Sunday. Aaron Mehta… Read more »

Scott Whatmough: Raytheon to Produce Satcom Terminals for Air Force

Scott Whatmough: Raytheon to Produce Satcom Terminals for Air Force

Raytheon will manufacture 84 command post terminals for the U.S. Air Force to use advanced-extremely high-frequency satellite communications, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Stew Magnuson writes that Raytheon will build the service’s Family of… Read more »

ULA Wraps of Design Review of Boeing Spacecraft Launch Pad; Ellen Plese Comments

ULA Wraps of Design Review of Boeing Spacecraft Launch Pad; Ellen Plese Comments

United Launch Alliance has completed the critical design review phase of work to evaluate a launch site in Florida that Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation -100 spacecraft will launch from. The CDR was supported… Read more »

Boeing, Northrop Answer Air Force’s Call for GPS III Satellite Contractors

Boeing, Northrop Answer Air Force’s Call for GPS III Satellite Contractors

Northrop Grumman and Boeing have sent their responses to a U.S. Air Force notice that seeks a vendor to build the branch’s next set of GPS satellites under a potential $200 million contract, Space News reported… Read more »

Boeing to Compete in South Korea Tanker Competition; Eric John Comments

Boeing to Compete in South Korea Tanker Competition; Eric John Comments

Boeing has formally offered the company’s KC-46 tanker to South Korea as the country prepares to acquire four aircraft for its first tanker squadron. South Korea’s defense acquisition agency received the… Read more »

Boeing Marks Halfway Point in GPS IIF Satellite Deliveries for Air Force; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Marks Halfway Point in GPS IIF Satellite Deliveries for Air Force; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing has completed the on-orbit checkout and validation of a GPS satellite for the U.S. Air Force, marking the halfway point in the company’s deliveries of the GPS IIF satellites to the… Read more »

Richard Grylls: Optomec, Aerospace Firms Partner for Air Force 3D Printing Tech Project

Richard Grylls: Optomec, Aerospace Firms Partner for Air Force 3D Printing Tech Project

A consortium led by Optomec has been awarded a $4 million project to develop three-dimensional printing methods to repair metallic aerospace structures for the U.S. Air Force. The 3D printer… Read more »

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