Thursday, December 8, 2022

U.S. Air Force

Embraer and L3 Harris to Develop New Agile Tanker via KC-390 to Support U.S. Air Force Operational Imperatives

New tactical tanking solution focused on contested logistics and agile combat employment Includes advanced boom and resilient, open mission system to support JADC2 requirements Focused on cost-effective, distributed tactical refueling for greater mission area coverage Arlington, Va., September 19,...

Boeing Delivers Next F-15EX Ahead of Schedule

On April 21,2021, a Boeing-led industry team officially delivered a second F-15EX fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force earlier than the contract requirement. The result of a collaboration across industry, the U.S. Air Force and the Air...

Boeing wins U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program contract

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2018 – U.S. Air Force pilots will soon train for combat with T-X jets and simulators from Boeing . “Today’s announcement is the culmination of years of unwavering focus by the Boeing and Saab team,” said...

Boeing MH-139 to replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N 'Huey' helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases. The program awarded today is...

Embraer: U.S. Air Force adds six more A-29 aircraft to Afghanistan Program Fleet

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and its partner Embraer Defense & Security have received orders from the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) A-29 Afghanistan Program for six more A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The A-29 is...

Raytheon team to deliver next-generation jet trainer

Finmeccanica, CAE USA and Honeywell join Raytheon to provide fully integrated solution WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is offering an integrated, next-generation training solution for the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Pilot Training competition. Raytheon, one...

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Spot on AF Pistol Team Alongside Brother

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — Tucker Sears grew up with his three older brothers in Graham, Texas, all of them learning how to shoot BB guns and eventually moving up to .22-caliber rifles. This love of guns led to...

Lockheed Martin: Taiwan Becomes 20th International Customer for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2015 – Taiwan’s Air Force recently selected Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for its F-16 aircraft, becoming the 20th international customer to choose Sniper ATP to fulfill precision attack requirements. In the...

KC-135 missions bring airpower to the Baltic region

by Senior Airman Michael Battles 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs 6/16/2015 POWIDZ, Poland — In support of Baltic Operations 2015, two U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th and 507th air refueling wings conducted several refueling missions over the...
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The Baykar Bayraktar Kızılelma prototype took off the ground

Tests of the promising UAV Baykar Bayraktar Kızılelma are proceeding at an impressive pace. Two weeks ago, this drone...
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