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

Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Chris Chadwick, head of Boeing‘s defense, space and security division, has outlined the company’s strategy to compete for major U.S. military programs in an interview with Defense News published Sunday. Chadwick highlighted the U.S. Air… Read more »

Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability

Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability

Boeing has wrapped up a design review on a U.S. Air Force communication and information sharing system following the technology’s demonstration on various platforms. Boeing developed the Talon HATE system to consolidate data from fighter networks, national… Read more »

Rod Meranda: Boeing to Build Air Force Surveillance Aircraft for 30-Year Lifespan

Rod Meranda: Boeing to Build Air Force Surveillance Aircraft for 30-Year Lifespan

Boeing seeks to increase the engine power of its 737 aircraft over the coming years as it looks to replace the U.S. Air Force‘s joint surveillance target attack radar system aircraft, Defense News… Read more »

John O’Brien: Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hit Targets During Flight Tests

John O’Brien: Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hit Targets During Flight Tests

Raytheon Co. and the U.S. Air Force have demonstrated the Small Diameter Bomb II tri-mode seeker to target stationary and moving objects during three guided tests. The SDB II worked to identify wheeled… Read more »

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 »

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