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EADS Plans to Bid for Tanker Contract

EADS Plans to Bid for Tanker Contract

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company has relaunched its bid to supply the US Air Force with new aerial refueling tankers. Rival Boeing says a win by EADS will cost Americans jobs. European aerospace giant EADS plans to compete […]


EADS Intends to Submit Proposal for US Air Force Tanker

EADS Intends to Submit Proposal for US Air Force Tanker

ARLINGTON, Virginia: EADS North America announced today that it intends to submit a proposal on July 9, 2010 for the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program and will offer the KC-45 – the most capable, American-built solution that is flown, […]


New unmanned spacecraft set to launch

New unmanned spacecraft set to launch

SAN ANTONIO: Air Force officials are scheduled to launch the U.S.’s newest and most advanced unmanned re-entry spacecraft April 21 at Cape Canaveral Air Station, Fla. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle will provide a flexible space test platform to conduct […]


Boeing Demos AWACS Net-Centric Capabilities

Boeing Demos AWACS Net-Centric Capabilities

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev: The Boeing Company and the U.S. Air Force’s Electronic Systems Center are demonstrating network-centric capabilities aboard a U.S. Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) test aircraft during the Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment (JEFX) at Nellis […]


First Two C-27J Spartan Aircraft for the Romanian Air Forces

First Two C-27J Spartan Aircraft for the Romanian Air Forces

Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica company, has performed the ferry flight to the Romanian Air Forces of the first two of seven C-27J tactical transport aircraft ordered in December 2007. The C-27Js, which will replace the existing Antonov aircraft, landed today […]


First Mission Systems Equipped F-35 Enters Flight Test

First Mission Systems Equipped F-35 Enters Flight Test

Fort Worth, Texas:  The first mission systems-equipped Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter flew for the first time today, ushering in what will be the most powerful and comprehensive sensor package ever to fly in a fighter. During the […]


EADS ‘working hard’ to understand US tanker requirements

EADS ‘working hard’ to understand US tanker requirements

Washington: European aerospace giant EADS is “working hard” to understand what is needed to bid as the prime contractor for a US military contract for aerial refueling tankers, a spokesman told AFP Wednesday. The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, […]


Research Provides Career Opportunities

WASHINGTON: Basic research not only pushes the boundaries of technology, but also provides exciting career opportunities for women, two researchers from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research said last week. Joan Fuller, a program director, and Air Force Maj. […]


Oman Discusses Eurofighter Buy from Britain

Oman Discusses Eurofighter Buy from Britain

LONDON: The Gulf nation of Oman is currently in discussions with the British Ministry of Defence regarding the possible purchase of up to 24 Eurofighter Typhoons to replace the Royal Omani Air Force’s aging 24 SEPECAT Jaguars. The British MoD […]


 
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