Tag Archives: F-15E

Air Force OKs Raytheon Technologies-Made Weapon for F-15 Mission Deployment

F-15E carrying StormBreaker weapon

The U.S. Air Force has authorized a Raytheon Technologies-built “smart” weapon for fielding on Air Combat Command's F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft following a recent test at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The StormBreaker munition uses a multimode seeker technology with infrared, semi-active laser and millimeter wave radar guidance technologies that can work alongside GPS and inertial navigation systems to reach targets over 40 miles away from the aircraft, the company said Tuesday.

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Boeing Completes KC-46 Certification Test’s Second Phase

Boeing has completed the second phase of a certification test for the KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker at Edwards Air Force Base in California. A team of Boeing and U.S. Air Force crews tested the tanker over three weeks with the military service’s F-15E as receiver aircraft and conducted flights at different altitudes, configurations and airspeeds, Boeing said Monday. The Air Force and …

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Charles River Analytics to Update Game-Based Maintenance Training Tool for Air Force

Charles River Analytics has secured a two-year, $2 million contract to update the features of a game-based maintenance training environment for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Wednesday its Maintenance Training based on an Adaptive Game-Based Environment using a Pedagogic Interpretation Engine works to simulate the avionics maintenance functions and helps train students to maintain F-15E …

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Lockheed Hands 2,000th Air Force JASSM Missile; Jason Denney Comments

Lockheed Martin has built and delivered its 2,000th Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile  system to the U.S. Air Force under the company’s lot 12 production contract. The company said Tuesday it began work on batch 12 of baseline JASSM cruise missiles and JASSM-Extended Range missiles in January. Jason Denney, program director of long-range strike systems at Lockheed’s missiles and …

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Boeing to Help Air Force Train F-15 Pilots, Weapons System Operators

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $27.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide Mission Training Center services with company-built simulation equipment. Boeing’s defense, space and security business will provide simulation technology designed to train F-15C and F-15E pilots and weapons system operators, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur at Seymour Johnson …

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Report: US Foreign Military Sales Hit $29B in First Half of FY 2016

Guggenheim Securities has found that foreign military sales of U.S.-built platforms and weapon systems amounted to $29 billion after six months of the government’s 2016 fiscal year, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes the investment banking and capital markets company said in its report obtained by Defense News that Lockheed Martin is the largest beneficiary of FMS deals for …

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