Category: USA/Canada

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Russia Wants Answers From NASA About Alcohol Smell on ISS After Dragon Docking

Last month, outside observers marked concerns with SpaceX’s Dragon 2 programme after one of the crew capsules unexpectedly exploded during a static fire test. Russia has sent NASA observations and questions regarding the release...

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The Special Reason an Armada of 24 USAF F-22 Raptors All Launched Together

Something to do with elephants. “Instead of always painstakingly deploying entire 24-plane squadrons or even the whole 48-jet wing , as custom dictated , in 2013 wing officers wrote new procedures for sending a...

USAFLockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II takes off during a combat exercise at Hill Air Force 0

U.S. Air Force Hill fighter wings conduct combat exercise

The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th FW conducted an integrated combat capability exercise April 30-May 2 at the Utah Test and Training Range. The friendly and enemy forces were made up...

The U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) 0

Iran’s Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is ‘an opportunity’: ISNA

The United States’ military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Iranian...

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Defective fuel tube caused September USMC F-35 crash in South Carolina

A failed fuel tube caused the first crash of an F-35 jet in September of last year, U.S. government investigators said in a report issued this week. “An investigation determined a manufacturing defect caused...

The Artist’s rendering of the LRASM. 0

BAE Systems Sensor technology guides next-generation missile to readiness

The successful LRASM sensor program demonstrates BAE Systems’ ability to quickly deliver advanced EW technology to warfighters. BAE Systems worked closely with Lockheed Martin to deliver Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) to the U.S. Air...

USAF test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg 0

US Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg

The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. A Minutemen 3 missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base...

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U.S. Air Force Welcomes Fifth Lockheed Martin-Built AEHF Satellite To Cape Canaveral For June Launch

AEHF-5 Satellite Increases Resiliency of Global Protected Communications Constellation. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shipped the Air Force’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its expected...

Northrop Grumman has delivered to the U.S. Army the first production-representative engagement operations center for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). 0

Northrop Grumman IBCS advances toward operational capability

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered to the U.S. Army the first production-representative engagement operations center (EOC) for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). “This milestone is testament...

U.S. Air Force airmen walk next to a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft 0

Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets

Canada’s government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35, the Canadian air force’s preferred option for...