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Trimmed-Down Instrument Landing System for Air Force

Trimmed-Down Instrument Landing System for Air Force

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass: Officials from the 853rd Electronic Systems Group here are working to improve the transportability and deployability of instrument landing systems with an upcoming request for proposal for a deployable instrument landing system, or D-ILS. An […]


Green businesses sprouting at closed Air Force bases

Green businesses sprouting at closed Air Force bases

SACRAMENTO, Calif: It may be counterintuitive to think of Environmental Protection Agency Superfund sites as hotbeds of green technology. But as Air Force Real Property Agency representatives — responsible for buying, selling and managing Air Force property worldwide — continue […]


Army, Air Force to celebrate 100 years of military aviation

Army, Air Force to celebrate 100 years of military aviation

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Lt. Benjamin Foulois piloted the first military airplane, the Signal Corps Aircraft Number One, into the air for seven and a half minutes at Fort Sam Houston March 2, 1910. March 2, a reenactment by […]


Officials Push Tanker RFP Fairness

Officials Push Tanker RFP Fairness

WASHINGTON: The Air Force released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the KC-X tanker replacement program in what it hopes will be the final time. Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn, Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, and […]


Flash media still prohibited on Air Force network

Flash media still prohibited on Air Force network

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.: The ban on flash media use in the Air Force is still in place, although U.S. Strategic Command officials at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., issued an order Feb. 12 allowing limited use of removable […]


Tanker Solicitation Seeks Fair Competition, Best Value

Tanker Solicitation Seeks Fair Competition, Best Value

WASHINGTON: The final request for proposals to solicit bids for a new aerial tanker was designed to promote fair, open competition that provides the best warfighting capability for the best value, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here […]


Future of Airbus A400M Is Safe For Now

Future of Airbus A400M Is Safe For Now

Spain said the seven European nations financing the A400M turboprop transport plane have reached a compromise in the battle to finance the unexpectedly expensive military transport plane. A tentative agreement has been reached in the fight over additional financing for […]


Air Force officials remain vigilant in PTSD treatment

Air Force officials remain vigilant in PTSD treatment

WASHINGTON: With a commitment to taking care of Airmen and their families, Air Force officials said they will maintain a focus on the prevention, mitigation and treatment of deployment-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Air Force officials use a three-pronged approach to […]


Air Force leaders seek to balance current, future needs

Air Force leaders seek to balance current, future needs

WASHINGTON: The Air Force’s budget request for fiscal 2011 provides the right balance between supporting the war efforts and other current-day commitments while posturing for future challenges, the top Air Force civilian and military leaders told Congress Feb. 23 here. […]


 
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