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Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer KC-390 Suppliers List Grows

Embraer just announced the selection of Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary Aeroelectronica (AEL) Sistemas to provide the mission computer system for the KC-390 Airlifter, currently under development for the Brazilian Air Force. In addition, a joint venture has been formalized between […]


Boeing Receives US Air Force F-22 Mission Planning System Contract

Boeing Receives US Air Force F-22 Mission Planning System Contract

Boeing has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide mission planning support for the F-22 Raptor. The order, valued at up to $24 million if all options are exercised, was awarded under the Air Force’s Mission Planning […]


First Tactically Configured Air Launched Decoy Jammers Delivered

First Tactically Configured Air Launched Decoy Jammers Delivered

Raytheon has delivered the first eight Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer initial operational test and evaluation units to the U.S. Air Force. During IOT and E, the Air Force will conduct numerous flight tests on the MALD-J to evaluate the […]


Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq’s potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq told Pentagon reporters today. “I do not have any word yet that a […]


Army researchers support joint experiment to speed communications using open-source technology

Army researchers support joint experiment to speed communications using open-source technology

When the Army, Navy and Air Force maneuver in the same airspace, a straightforward request to engage a target often has to pass through multiple communications systems and manual approvals, slowing down a process that depends on speed. Now the […]


Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

On 2 September, Minister of National Defence Rasa Juknevičienė and representatives of Denmark, France, Estonia, Latvia, as well as Lithuania, will attend an Air Contingent rotation ceremony at the Lithuanian Air force Air Base located in Šiauliai. Danish Air Contingent […]


Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: Air Force officials said the unveiling of the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter was a “historic occasion” during a rollout ceremony here Aug. 26. The F-35A, on display during the ceremony, was delivered here in […]


Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

The Swedish Air Force will participate in the event with four Gripen fighters. SwAF pilot Martin Hansson will perform a stunning air display during both Saturday and Sunday. Gripen will also be shown on the static display. Saab invites all […]


Smart bases, electric vehicles key energy independence components

Smart bases, electric vehicles key energy independence components

The Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies are aggressively pursuing plug-in electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid infrastructure technologies, DOD leaders told industry representatives at an Electric Vehicle Industry Day here Aug. 23. “We are here to tell you three […]


 
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