List/Grid Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has achieved a Defense Department certification to operate the company’s magnetic resonance systems on the U.S. Air Force’s network. Toshiba worked to comply with the Air… Read more »

Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test

Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed flight test of an anti-radiation missile designed to help reduce fratricide risks. The updated High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile was fired from an F-16 aircraft to target… Read more »

Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

Lockheed Martin has completed the integration of Northrop Grumman‘s Scalable Agile Beam Radar into the F-16V aircraft as part of a design review stage in the U.S. Air Force‘s F-16 modernization program. Lockheed said Wednesday that… Read more »

Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission

Air Force Used Cobham In-Flight Refueling Tool for South Sudan Rescue Mission

Cobham’s air-to-air refueling system has worked to facilitate in-flight refueling for three Bell-Boeing CV-22 Osprey aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command under attack during a rescue mission… Read more »

Northrop Global Hawk Drone Flies 100th SW Asian Mission for AF

Northrop Global Hawk Drone Flies 100th SW Asian Mission for AF

Northrop Grumman‘s Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft has achieved a milestone by completing 100 southwest Asian missions for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force 69th Reconnaissance Group has extended… Read more »

General Dynamics Subsidiary to Build Space Fence’s Ground System for Lockheed; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics Subsidiary to Build Space Fence’s Ground System for Lockheed; Chris Marzilli Comments

A General Dynamics C4 Systems subsidiary will design and manufacture ground structures and provide systems integration services to Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Fence program. The company… Read more »

BAE Takes Over USAF’s $534M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Contract

BAE Takes Over USAF’s $534M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Contract

BAE Systems will take over work on the Minuteman III Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile following the recent completion of the transition to the $534 million ICBM integration support contract from the U.S. Air… Read more »

Scott Whatmough: Raytheon to Complete FAB-T Qualification Tests by Year’s End

Scott Whatmough: Raytheon to Complete FAB-T Qualification Tests by Year’s End

Raytheon executive Scott Whatmough expects the company to complete qualification testing on the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminals for the U.S. Air Force by the end of this year, Defense News reported Friday…. Read more »

Blake Larson: Atlas V Launch Showcases ATK Tech

Blake Larson: Atlas V Launch Showcases ATK Tech

ATK sought to highlight its engineering services portfolio after the recent launch of an Atlas V rocket that vaulted the Boeing-made GPS IIF-7 satellite to orbit. “The Atlas V and GPS programs encompass… Read more »

ULA Launches Secondary Payload on Delta IV Rocket; Jim Sponnick Comments

ULA Launches Secondary Payload on Delta IV Rocket; Jim Sponnick Comments

United Launch Alliance has launched the AFSPC-4 mission aboard a Delta IV rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program to deliver military and government… Read more »

Air Force Evaluates Raytheon Receiver in Jamming Environment

Air Force Evaluates Raytheon Receiver in Jamming Environment

The U.S. Air Force operated its military-code GPS signal in a jamming environment by using a Raytheon-designed receiver as the branch sought to test navigation and jamming levels. Raytheon’s Miniaturized Airborne GPS… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Rocket Motor for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center; Tyler Evans Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Rocket Motor for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center; Tyler Evans Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed a second solid rocket motor test for the U.S. Air Force’s nuclear weapons center at sea level conditions. The second Large Class 92-inch diameter, second stage solid… Read more »

BAE Starts Work to Refresh South Korea’s F-16 Fleet; John Bean Comments

BAE Starts Work to Refresh South Korea’s F-16 Fleet; John Bean Comments

BAE Systems has started work to add new weapons and avionics systems to South Korea’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets under a two-phase foreign military sales contract awarded by the U.S. Air… Read more »

Northrop-Built Comm Payload on AEHF Satellite Passes On-Orbit Test; Stuart Linsky Comments

Northrop-Built Comm Payload on AEHF Satellite Passes On-Orbit Test; Stuart Linsky Comments

Northrop Grumman‘s communications payload for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite has passed on-orbit testing conducted by the U.S. Air Force and deemed able to configure communications networks with ground terminals. The company… Read more »

Boeing, Ball Aerospace Join Northrop in USAF GPS Satellite Research Program

Boeing, Ball Aerospace Join Northrop in USAF GPS Satellite Research Program

Boeing and Ball Aerospace & Technologies have won contracts worth $4.5 million and $2.2 million, respectively, to develop L-band radio frequency power amplifiers for GPS satellites, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes… Read more »

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