Tag Archives: Air Force Special Operations Command

MTSI to Develop Integrated Tracking System for Air Force Special Ops Command

Booz Allen Hamilton has selected Modern Technology Solutions Inc. to provide an integrated system consisting of small transponders, algorithms and devices for the Air Force Special Operations Command to view information about manned and unmanned vehicles. MTSI said Monday its Modular Integrated Tracking System will be part of a common operational picture technology that Booz Allen is developing for AFSOC's Melrose Range Operations Control Center.

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General Atomics Receives USAF MQ-9 Software Devt Order

A General Atomics business unit has received a potential three-year, $49.3 million task order from the U.S. Air Force to develop, field and sustain the software for MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will develop the MQ-9 software for the Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command, the Defense Department …

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Bell Boeing-Built Osprey Fleet Surpasses 400K Flight Hours

The fleet of V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, produced by a joint venture of Boeing and Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has recorded more than 400,000 flight hours to date. Bell Boeing-built V-22s have supported theater security cooperation, casualty evacuation, tactical aircraft and personnel recovery, disaster response and VIP transport operations worldwide, Boeing said Tuesday. …

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General Dynamics Hands 10,000th FAA Air Traffic Control Radio

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business unit has produced and delivered its 10,000th air traffic control radio to the Federal Aviation Administration under the agency’s NEXCOM 2 modernization program. The company said Friday the CM-300/350 voice over internet protocol radios were designed to offer communication capacity for air traffic controllers and pilots who operate …

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Leidos’ RPA Operations Center Receives AFA Recognition; Mike Hile Comments

The Air Force Association’s Martin H. Harris Chapter has recognized Leidos for its efforts to support armed unmanned aerial vehicle systems through a remotely piloted aircraft operations center. Leidos said Tuesday the association also designated the company-operated RPA ROC as a Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow. The company used the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s …

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Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force

Lockheed Martin has delivered an additional MC-130J Commando II combat transport and special operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the Air Force has assigned the aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field in Florida The Lockheed-built MC-130J will succeed the legacy MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The …

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Air Force Seeks Industry Information on Records Mgmt Automation Tool

The U.S. Air Force wants industry information on potential sources for a tool that can automate records management processes in support of efforts to boost consistency and timeliness in the filing of records. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday stated that the Air Force Special Operations Command seeks a Defense Department-accredited records management system with authority to …

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Woolpert Secures Air Force Geospatial Services Contract

Woolpert has secured a one-year, $4.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch manage its geospatial information library across a number of installations within five USAF commands. The company said Friday it will provide geospatial services to the Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Force District of Washington, Air Force …

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Air Force Takes in 1,400 Rockwell Collins-Built Remote GPS Receivers

Rockwell Collins has supplied 1,400 anti-jamming and anti-spoofing GPS receivers to the U.S. Air Force‘s Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command under a follow-on order. The company said Monday its Remote Secure Receivers are designed with the Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module that works to help military personnel secure their smartphones, tablets, radios and vehicle computing systems. …

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