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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...

SNC & Embraer to participate in USAF OA-X experiment with A-29 Super Tucano

SPARKS, Nev., May 12, 2017 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), together with its partner, Embraer Defense & Security, has been invited to participate in the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) Capability Assessment of Non-Developmental Light Attack Platforms, known as OA-X....

Inert nuclear gravity bomb passes first F-16 flight test

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- An Air Force F-16 aircraft released an inert B61 nuclear bomb in a test recently, demonstrating the aircraft's capability to deliver the weapon and testing the functioning of the weapon's non-nuclear components, including...

USAF invites industry for light attack platform experiment

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- The Air Force released an industry invitation to participate today to evaluate the military utility of light attack platforms in future force structure. The invitation is part of a broader Air Force effort...

Boeing reveals first two aircraft for U.S. Air Force T-X competition

Affordable, low risk and more flexible than older aircraft ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2016 – Boeing and its partner Saab AB will use their two production T-X aircraft, revealed today, to show the U.S. Air Force the performance,...

Hill’s F-35s drop first weapons

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) -- Airmen from the 388th and 419th fighter wings dropped laser-guided bombs at the Utah Test and Training Range the week of Feb. 25, marking the first time an F-35 Lightning II combat...

Air Force reveals B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James revealed the first rendering of the Long Range Strike Bomber, designated the B-21, at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 26 in Orlando, Fla., and announced the Air...

Planning a larger role for 3-D printing

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. (AFNS) - The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex is finalizing a strategic plan to integrate 3-D printing technology into nearly every aspect of its airpower sustainment mission. OC-ALC experts foresee 3-D printing, also called additive...

F-35 Lightning II: Hill commemorates new era in combat airpower

By Nathan Simmons HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) - Base officials and the Top of Utah community officially welcomed the F-35 Lightning II at a ceremony here Oct. 14, an event that formally marked the beginning of F-35 operations for...

Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 MRTT refuels F-35 fighter

An Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) of the Royal Australian Air Force has successfully refuelled a F-35A Joint Strike Fighter of the US Air Force. During a four-hour sortie from Edwards AFB, California, the tanker, known...
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