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

Joy de Lisser: ATK Extends Work for Boeing-Lockheed JV Under $178M Launch Vehicle Hardware Subcontract

Joy de Lisser: ATK Extends Work for Boeing-Lockheed JV Under $178M Launch Vehicle Hardware Subcontract

ATK will provide hardware to the United Launch Alliance for the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles under a potential $178 million subcontract. ATK said Wednesday the order is for the U.S. Air Force‘s… Read more »

Lockheed-Boeing JV to Use Curtiss-Wright Ethernet Switch on Launch Vehicles

Lockheed-Boeing JV to Use Curtiss-Wright Ethernet Switch on Launch Vehicles

Curtiss-Wright‘s defense solutions unit will provide Ethernet switches to the United Launch Alliance for Atlas V and Delta IV rockets under a $2 million contract, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John… Read more »

Northrop Puts Military Communications Pod Through Data Exchange Test; Jeannie Hilger Comments

Northrop Puts Military Communications Pod Through Data Exchange Test; Jeannie Hilger Comments

Northrop Grumman has built and tested an air-based pod system for the U.S. Air Force to manage exchange of video, data and voice messages in real time during combat operations…. Read more »

Jim Myles: DynCorp to Help Maintain Air Force C-5 Aircraft Engines

Jim Myles: DynCorp to Help Maintain Air Force C-5 Aircraft Engines

DynCorp International has been awarded a potential one-year, $8.5 million task order to help maintain engines and components for the U.S. Air Force‘s C-5 aircraft. Jim Myles, senior vice president of… Read more »

Array-Led Team to Help Operate Air Force Financial Systems; Mark Douglas Comments

Array-Led Team to Help Operate Air Force Financial Systems; Mark Douglas Comments

Array Information Technology will help the U.S. Air Force operate and manage two financial systems based at Air Force Materiel Command’s headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The company said Wednesday that its team,… Read more »

MBDA Team Fires Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles Against Moving Targets

MBDA Team Fires Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles Against Moving Targets

MBDA and program partners have conducted two trials of the company’s Dual Mode Brimstone missile technology aboard a remotely piloted aircraft that recorded nine hits against moving and maneuvering targets. The trials were… Read more »

General Dynamics Adds New Air Force GPS SATCOM Element Subcontract; Kirstan Rock Comments

General Dynamics Adds New Air Force GPS SATCOM Element Subcontract; Kirstan Rock Comments

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will produce the network communications element for the Air Force‘s GPS III satellites under a $26 million subcontract with Lockheed Martin. The contract is a follow-on to previous deals… Read more »

Exelis Tests Air Force GPS III Transmitter Assemblies; Mark Pisani Comments

Exelis Tests Air Force GPS III Transmitter Assemblies; Mark Pisani Comments

Exelis has demonstrated six transmitter assemblies that are built to function as payload components for the U.S. Air Force’s first set of GPS satellites. The transmitters were tested in a simulated… Read more »

Ed Morche: Level 3′s Network Incorporated in Northrop Air Force Training Tools

Ed Morche: Level 3′s Network Incorporated in Northrop Air Force Training Tools

Level 3 Communications has been awarded a subcontract to provide connectivity services for Northrop Grumman-built simulation and training systems used by the Air Force. The Air Force’s distributed mission operation network… Read more »

Air Force to Test Raytheon Team’s Hyperspectral UAV Sensor

Air Force to Test Raytheon Team’s Hyperspectral UAV Sensor

The U.S. Air Force will test a hyperspectral imaging sensor developed by a Raytheon-lead contracting team for the service’s MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John… Read more »

Northrop Image Processors Installed in North Dakota-Based Global Hawk

Northrop Image Processors Installed in North Dakota-Based Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman has installed a virtual instance of a common imagery processor in the company’s Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. The company… Read more »

Lockheed to Build Air Force Weapon, Sensor Data Visualization Software

Lockheed to Build Air Force Weapon, Sensor Data Visualization Software

Lockheed Martin will develop software for the U.S. Air Force to plan air and missile defense missions with the goal of linking weapon and sensor data with map-based planning and… Read more »

Steve Capps: Air Force to Buy Boeing Radios for Secure SATCOM, Voice Connections

Steve Capps: Air Force to Buy Boeing Radios for Secure SATCOM, Voice Connections

Boeing has received a $24 million order from the U.S. Air Force for handheld radios that are intended for search-and-rescue operations. The Combat Survivor Evader Locator radio system is built… Read more »

Three Wire Systems an ATP NETCENTS-2 Contract Team Member

Three Wire Systems an ATP NETCENTS-2 Contract Team Member

Three Wire Systems LLC is part of an Ace Technology Partners-led team that will supply information technology products and services to the U.S. Air Force under the branch’s NETCENTS 2 contract vehicle…. Read more »

NDP to Design Open Source Messaging System for Air Force; Jerry Dinges Comments

NDP to Design Open Source Messaging System for Air Force; Jerry Dinges Comments

NDP, a net-centric systems engineering company, has won a task order to design a communications  infrastructure framework for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. The Air Force… Read more »

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