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U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin Deliver First-Of-Its-Kind Missile Warning Spacecraft

The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin team has delivered the first geosynchronous (GEO-1) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air...

Lockheed Martin Gets $726.6 Million to Keep the Raptor’s Flying

Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a $726.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for the sustainment of the F-22 Raptor fleet. This modification is for...

Boeing EA-18G Growlers Deployed by US Navy

The Boeing EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft has entered operational servcie with the U.S. Navy. The EA-18G is the only air combat platform currenlty in servcie that delivers full-spectrum Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) capabilities along with the targeting and self-defense capabilities derived from the F/A-18E/F Block II Super Hornet.

AgustaWestland Pits AW139M against the UH1N

The U.S. Air Force is planning to modernize a fleet of 205 helicopters securing missile bases, at an investment of $3 billion in the acquisition. AgustaWestland is proposing the AW139M, a customized military version of the multi-role AW139 to replacing the Bell UH-1N.

U.S. Air Force Awards $214 Million to Improve Space Situational Awareness

Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Corporation have received two competitive orders worth $107 million each, for preliminary design of the Space Fence Program. By 2013 the Air Force will pick the winner for the $3.5 billion program, due for initial operational capability by 2015.

More about the Beast – RQ-170 Sentinel Show Again at Kandahar

New pictures published today on the Secret Projects forum provide a better view of the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel operating from the Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan. While the new photos provide a better view of the airplane they do not help solving the mystery about its mission or payloads.

Bring Back the F-22!

Only two years after Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ decision to end production of the F-22 Raptor at 187 aircraft, the program may be...

Arming the Shadows

The UAV weaponization trend does not stop at the Predator and Reaper. After the CIA, the U.S. Air Force and Army, as the U.S....

US Air Force to Develop Micro-UAV Killer Drones for the Special...

Following the conclusion of DARPA's Close Combat Lethal Recon (CCLR) project the U.S. Air Force has embarked on a rapid acquisition program for a Lethal Miniature...

AFSOC MC-130W Combat Spear turned into a Dragon Spear

The MC-130W Combat Spear conducts infiltration, exfiltration and resupply of U.S. and Allied Special Operations Forces. The MC-130W has the most technologically advanced refueling system...

Pilot Over Confidence Contributes to Fatal C-17 Crash in Alaska

A U.S. Air Force investigation of a fatal crash of a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft on July 28, 2010 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...

X-37B Unmanned Space Plane Lands at Vandenberg AFB After 220 Days...

After spending 220 days in space the U.S. Air Force's X-37B unmanned re-entry spacecraft landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base just after midnight (1:16am...

F-35 Testing: Catching Up with Schedule

Above: F-35 AF-1 and AF-2 Arrived at Edwards Air Force Base in May 2010. The F-35A (CTOL) variant is 66 flights ahead of the planned...

Air Force Research Lab Completes Ground Collision Avoidance Flight Tests on...

The U.S. Air Force completed the final 103rd test flight in the testing for the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS), part of...
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