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F-22s Set to Deploy to Japan, Guam

F-22s Set to Deploy to Japan, Guam

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.: The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to deploy F-22A Raptors to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and Kadena Air Base, Japan, in late May for approximately four months. Twelve F-22As will deploy from Holloman AFB […]


Additional Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods for Royal Saudi Air Force

Additional Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods for Royal Saudi Air Force

ORLANDO, Fla: Lockheed Martin has signed a $40 million foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Saudi Air Force. This is the second Sniper ATP purchase in a multi-year precision sensor modernization program […]


X-51A Waverider flight planned for May 25

X-51A Waverider flight planned for May 25

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio: Weather permitting, Air Force officials said the X-51A Waverider will make its first hypersonic flight test attempt May 25 after it is released from a B-52 Stratofortress off the southern coast of California. The unmanned […]


Air Force directs immediate inspection of advanced combat helmets

Air Force directs immediate inspection of advanced combat helmets

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials here directed an immediate service-wide inspection, recall and reporting of defective advanced combat helmets May 19. Logistics officials said evidence indicates some helmets were produced using unauthorized manufacturing practices, defective materials and improper quality procedures that […]


BAE to Train Brunei Air Force Pilots in Australia

BAE to Train Brunei Air Force Pilots in Australia

TAMWORTH, Australia: BAE Systems has further expanded its unique military flight instruction program at its Tamworth Flight Training Centre. Students from the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAF) will shortly commence basic pilot training at Tamworth, reinforcing BAE Systems capability as […]


Air Force Leaders Take FY 2011 Budget Request to Capitol Hill

Air Force Leaders Take FY 2011 Budget Request to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON: The Air Force’s top two leaders addressed the service’s fiscal year 2011 budget request before the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee May 12 here. Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz […]


New Dutch air force helicopter finally arrives

New Dutch air force helicopter finally arrives

The Dutch air force is finally getting its long-awaited new helicopter today. Acting commander of the air force Hans Wehren is due to receive the first new NH90 helicopter at De Kooy marine airbase, near Den Helder in the north […]


Air Force to Reduce Projected JSF Noise Footprint

Air Force to Reduce Projected JSF Noise Footprint

The Joint Strike Fighter’s projected use of Salt Ash Air Weapons range will be halved in a move to decrease the impact of aircraft noise on local homes, the Deputy Chief of Air Force has announced. Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Geoff […]


Final C-130J Delivered to Norwegian Air Force

Final C-130J Delivered to Norwegian Air Force

MARIETTA, Ga.: Lockheed Martin completed deliveries of the four C130Js ordered by the Royal Norwegian Air Force at a ceremony here today with U.S. and Norwegian officials. Lockheed Martin received a contract from the U.S. government in November 2007 for […]


 
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