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US Air Force vows to spare F-35 from budget cuts

The US Air Force vowed Monday to "protect" costly weapons programs despite budget pressures, saying the country needed the F-35 fighter jet, a long-range...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...