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Eight More C-27Js for the US Air Force

Eight More C-27Js for the US Air Force

The US Administration is budgeting for eight more aircraft in 2011 Finmeccanica, through Alenia North America (a subsidiary of Alenia Aeronautica), received an additional order for eight C-27J JCAs (Joint Cargo Aircraft) for the US Air Force, valued at $319 […]


Air Force security transfers authority to Army

Air Force security transfers authority to Army

KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq: Members of the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here transferred authority for base security to Soldiers from the 1st Special Troops Battalion during a ceremony here May 28. In addition to the transfer of authority, […]


US, French remember America’s first combat pilots

US, French remember America’s first combat pilots

PARIS: U.S. and French civilian and military leaders paid their respects to America’s first combat pilots during ceremony at a memorial outside of Paris, May 27. Gen. Roger Brady, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe commander, U.S. Ambassador to France […]


Airmen upgrade GPS constellation

Airmen upgrade GPS constellation

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.: Airmen from the 2nd Space Operations Squadron and from the 19th SOPS took control of the Air Force’s newest GPS satellite following its launch into orbit May 28 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. […]


US, Japan Agree to Relocate Air Base on Okinawa

US, Japan Agree to Relocate Air Base on Okinawa

WASHINGTON: The United States and Japan agreed yesterday to relocate a controversial U.S. air base to a less densely populated area on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The future of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma had been a subject of […]


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 […]


 
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