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Russia and NORAD conduct Exercise Vigilant Eagle 2011

Russia and NORAD conduct Exercise Vigilant Eagle 2011

Within minutes after takeoff, the first fighter aircraft are visible off the left wing and Exercise Vigilant Eagle 2011 is well underway. The Russian Federation Air Force and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) conducted their second Vigilant Eagle […]


Air Force Completes Developmental Test of Laser-Guided Maverick

Air Force Completes Developmental Test of Laser-Guided Maverick

The U.S. Air Force completed developmental testing (DT) of Raytheon Company’s AGM-65 E2/L, the newest variant of the combat-proven laser-guided Maverick missile, clearing the way for the weapon to enter operational testing (OT). During the U.S. Air Force-Navy test effort, […]


DoD Suspension and Debarment: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

DoD Suspension and Debarment: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Department of Defense Inspector General (DoD IG) released the results of its audit of the suspension and debarment (S&D) process at the Services (Army, Navy, and Air Force) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Incredibly, this is the first […]


Army, Airforce units take aim during joint training exercise

Army, Airforce units take aim during joint training exercise

Army and Air Force units teamed up for a joint training exercise at Jikdo Island Aug. 5, firing AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, rockets and 30mm munitions at the range. Jikdo is a range facility on two islands off the western coast […]


Air Force officials continue IT consolidation efforts

Air Force officials continue IT consolidation efforts

Air Force officials continue to research smart and innovative solutions since merging information technology activities from four Air Force-level field operating agencies into a centralized organization in April. Members of the Air Force Personnel Operations Agency have used business process […]


Malicious Websites pose threat to Air Force network

Malicious Websites pose threat to Air Force network

The discovery of spoofed Air Force Websites means Air Force network users must maintain vigilant awareness before entering passwords into Air Force sites. The 624th Operations Center, located here, is alerting Airmen across the service about malicious Websites posing as […]


Russia to develop new AWACS plane

Russia to develop new AWACS plane

Russia hopes to develop a new airborne warning and control system (AWACS) plane by 2016, Air Force chief Col. Gen Alexander Zelin said on Tuesday. “We are expecting to receive the A-100 aircraft built on the basis of the Il-476 […]


Bell Boeing Submits V-22 Osprey Multiyear II Contract Proposal

Bell Boeing Submits V-22 Osprey Multiyear II Contract Proposal

The Bell Boeing V-22 Program, a strategic alliance between The Boeing Company and Bell Helicopter Textron, announced today that it has submitted its proposal to the U.S. Navy for a second multiyear procurement (MYP II) contract for the production and […]


Boeing Delivers Five More F-18 Super Hornets to RAAF

Boeing Delivers Five More F-18 Super Hornets to RAAF

Five new Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets have arrived at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Amberley, expanding the RAAF’s fleet of the advanced multirole fighters to 20. Three aircraft landed at the base on July 14 and were joined by […]


 
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