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B-1B Software Upgrade Will Ensure Future Warfighting Capabilities

B-1B Software Upgrade Will Ensure Future Warfighting Capabilities

In order to keep the B-1B Lancer’s capabilities ready to operate now and well into the fast-paced integrated battlefield of the future, the 419th Flight Test Squadron began testing Sustainment Block 16A software upgrades here April 1, to work in […]


A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

The U.S. Air Force will get its first look at a faster, more affordable way to replace obsolete avionics on the B-2 stealth bomber under a contract awarded last August to Northrop Grumman. Under the 43-month, $43.5 million award, the […]


B-52 upgrade to increase smart-weapons capacity

B-52 upgrade to increase smart-weapons capacity

Tinker AFB Airmen will update ground maintenance and mission planning software in support of a new Air Force contract that will increase the B-52 Stratofortress’s “smart-weapons” capacity by 50 percent. The $24.6 million agreement stipulates that Boeing will develop a […]


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 […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Front-Line Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Front-Line Bombers to the Russian Air Force

The transfer ceremony of another batch of the serial Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Air Force was held today at the Novosibirsk branch of the Sukhoi Company — V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft plant (NAZ). The aircraft took off and […]


B-1 Conducts First Live-Fire Test of Anti-Ship Missile

B-1 Conducts First Live-Fire Test of Anti-Ship Missile

A B-1B Lancer successfully struck a waterborne target with a live warhead for the first time Aug. 27. The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron completed their first of three scheduled live-fire tests of a Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, or LRASM, […]


Upgrade gives B-52 Bomber more teeth

Upgrade gives B-52 Bomber more teeth

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE: The B-52 Stratofortress is set to receive an upgrade that will significantly increase its weapons payload, officials said. The initial 1760 Internal Weapons Bay Upgrade will allow the B-52 to house up to eight advanced precision-guided […]


Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet

The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet. As new equipment and advanced weapons are added to the B-52 fleet, the B-52 Software Block (BSB) […]


B-1 Bomber out of SD Crashes in Mont.; Crew Ejects

B-1 Bomber out of SD Crashes in Mont.; Crew Ejects

A B-1B bomber out of South Dakota’s Ellsworth Air Force Base crashed in a remote area of southeastern Montana on Monday but the four crew members survived, Air Force officials said. The two pilots and two weapons system officers ejected […]


 
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