Tag Archives: Air Force

BAE Systems Gets DoD’s OK for F-22 Friend or Foe Transponder

BAE Systems

The Department of Defense has certified a BAE Systems-made transponder designed to help F-22 Raptor aircraft pilots distinguish teammates from enemies. The company said Tuesday it is integrating its F-22 Identification Friend-or-Foe transponder as part of an effort to update the U.S. Air Force's Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System terminal.

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PAE Receives Task Order Under $835M USAF Rotary Wing Maintenance IDIQ; John Heller Quoted

John Heller President

PAE has been awarded a position on the U.S. Air Force's 10-year, $835 million Rotary Wing Maintenance Contract Consolidation contract vehicle and received an $84.3 million initial task order to help the Air Education and Training Command maintain helicopters. “Not only does our position on this IDIQ expand our reach with the Air Force, but it brings the potential to apply our rotary wing capabilities to the latest technologies, including the newly acquired MH-139 helicopter," said John Heller, president and CEO of PAE and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Boeing Wins $800M in FMS Contracts for Qatari Air Force Training, Support; Tim Buerk Quoted

Tim Buerk Director Boeing

Boeing has been awarded three foreign military sales (FMS) contracts, valued at more than $800 million, with the U.S. Air Force for training services and support in the Middle East. “The tailored training and sustainment delivered by our team, coupled with Boeing’s platform expertise, allows us to deliver a holistic solution,” said  Tim Buerk, director of Middle East defense services for Boeing.

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Peraton Holds Spot on $950M Air Force ABMS Contract Vehicle; John Coleman, Kevin Schweer Quoted

John Coleman Sector President Peraton

Peraton holds a position on a potential $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity to help the U.S. Air Force develop an advanced battle management system in support of the Department of Defense's Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) program. "We are proud to have been selected as one of the service's industry partners in developing the information backbone for the future of joint warfighting," said John Coleman, president of Peraton’s defense and homeland security sector.

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L3Harris to Provide Air Force With Ballistic Missile Training Systems

L3Harris

L3Harris Technologies will develop and deliver systems through which U.S. Air Force personnel would train to operate a new intercontinental ballistic missile, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. The company will perform this work as a subcontractor to support the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent missile under an existing $13.3B contract held by Northrop Grumman.

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USAF Vet Kieran Keelty Named Triman Supply Chain Executive

Kieran Keelty VP Triman Industries

Retired Air Force Col. Kieran Keelty has joined military aftermarket services provider Triman Industries, a portfolio company of investment firm AE Industrial Partners, as vice president for partner supply operation. He will be responsible for creating Triman's supply chain program and exploring opportunities to do business with the Department of Defense and original equipment manufacturers.

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