Tagged: U.S. Air Force

NASA Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center (Florida, USA). 08 August 2022. 0

Artemis, the return to the Moon and Leonardo’s role in the space programme

Artemis prepares to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon. Spacecraft, habitation modules, robots and connection systems will make it possible to live sustainably in space. Next stage: Mars NASA...

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight 0

U.S. Air Force And Lockheed Martin Successfully Complete ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight

“The ARRW rapid prototyping program used Section 804 authorities provided by Congress to significantly accelerate the development and test of this system, without sacrificing engineering rigor,” said Marya Bard, U.S. Air Force ARRW program...

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Raytheon Set to Offer Retrofits for Boeing’s F-15 Jet Fleet

Raytheon Company RTN recently secured a $15-million modification contract for retrofitting  F-15 jet fleet with Mode 5 capable Identify Friend or Foe units. The deal was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,...

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet (787) with AlphaJet (072) 0

Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

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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 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...

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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...