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Boeing, Lockheed team up for new US Air Force bomber

Boeing, Lockheed team up for new US Air Force bomber

Boeing and Lockheed Martin said Friday they have teamed up to bid for a new $55 billion US Air Force bomber program aimed at replacing the aging bomber fleet. Boeing is acting as the prime contractor, and Lockheed is the […]


Israel Air Force Makes Series of Historic Organizational Changes

Israel Air Force Makes Series of Historic Organizational Changes

Following changes in the scale of the Air Force’s missions and responsibilities, the position of Chief of the Air Group will be divided by two brigadier generals and a new officer will be appointed to oversee coordination with the Ground […]


US Air Force Stands Up New F-22 Squadron

US Air Force Stands Up New F-22 Squadron

The 95th Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit will once again call Tyndall home as officials announced the new F-22 Raptor squadron activated Oct. 11. “We are honored to have the 95th call Tyndall home again,” said Col. David E. […]


Air Force, Army work together during exercise

Air Force, Army work together during exercise

YUKON TRAINING AREA, Alaska (The 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, recently conducted a large-scale, joint training event at the Yukon Training Area, Alaska. More than 450 Troopers and support Soldiers deployed to […]


US F-35 jet plagued by shoddy quality control: audit

US F-35 jet plagued by shoddy quality control: audit

The US military’s bureaucratic watchdog on Monday accused companies building the F-35 fighter of shoddy management that could jeopardize the reliability, performance and cost of the aircraft. The Pentagon inspector general cited 363 problems in the design and manufacture of […]


Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing has recently finished delivering more than 40 computer processing units that will support an integrated network of computer and communication equipment critical to U.S. Army air and missile defenses. Boeing’s Plug and Fight Processing Units are the main computing […]


Combat air forces leader describes role, requirement of future force

Combat air forces leader describes role, requirement of future force

The leader of Air Combat Command unveiled his assessment of the blueprint required for the combat air forces in the 2020s in remarks during the Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 17. On the […]


USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

The U.S. Air Force’s third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, designed and built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team, is ready to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force […]


A Cost Analysis of the US Air Force Overseas Posture: Informing Strategic Choices

A Cost Analysis of the US Air Force Overseas Posture: Informing Strategic Choices

This report seeks to inform the debate over the extent of U.S. military presence overseas by providing a rigorous estimate of the costs associated with maintaining U.S. Air Force installations and units overseas rather than in the United States. The […]


 
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