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Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commemorates First Air Force Antarctic Flight
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commemorates First Air Force Antarctic Flight

U.S. Air Force airmen assigned at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington commemorated the 60th year of the first Air Force Antarctic flight operated with the use a Douglas C-124 Globemaster II aircraft. read more...


DoD Sends More Ammunition For US Military Forces in Europe
DoD Sends More Ammunition For US Military Forces in Europe

The Defense Department has sent more than 620 shipping containers carrying ammunition for U.S. Army and Air Force personnel assigned in Europe in an effort to continue U.S. support for NATO allies and to counter potential Russian threats in the region. read more...



Lockheed Delivers C-5M Super Galaxy to USAFRC's Lackland Base
Lockheed Delivers C-5M Super Galaxy to USAFRC's Lackland Base

Lockheed Martin has delivered the fourth C-5M Super Galaxy plane designated to the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command's 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. read more...


USAF MARS Releases Recruitment Plan in Alaska
USAF MARS Releases Recruitment Plan in Alaska

The U.S. Air Force Military Affiliate Radio System has released its recruitment initiative to gain new members in Alaska. read more...


S&K Secures Potential $4B IDIQ Air Force Contract
S&K Secures Potential $4B IDIQ Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded S&K Aerospace a potential $4.2 billion, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide logistics, maintenance and technical support services for 107 foreign military sales customers under the Parts and Repair Ordering System V program over a 15-year period. read more...


Air Force's Global Hawk Pilots Begin Flight Training
Air Force's Global Hawk Pilots Begin Flight Training

U.S. Air Force personnel who will operate the Northrop Grumman-built RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle have begun their flight training. read more...


OIR: US-Led Airstrike Kills Senior Islamic State Militant Group Leader
OIR: US-Led Airstrike Kills Senior Islamic State Militant Group Leader

U.S. Air Force Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, said an airstrike led by the U.S. military in Raqqa, Syria, has killed a senior leader of the Islamic State militant group. read more...


Air Force Develops Cloud-Based Data-Sharing Technology
Air Force Develops Cloud-Based Data-Sharing Technology

The U.S. Air Force's Kill Chain Integration Branch at Hanscom Air Force Base has started the Data-to-Decisions campaign in an effort to provide a fast way to distribute data among warfighters. read more...


Northrop to Develop Laser Beam Control System for Air Force Research Lab
Northrop to Develop Laser Beam Control System for Air Force Research Lab

Northrop Grumman is set to produce the beam control segment of an airborne laser weapon demonstration system that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory develops under the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator Advanced Technology Demonstration program. read more...


Air Force to Invest Nearly $2.3B on Future Initiatives
Air Force to Invest Nearly $2.3B on Future Initiatives

The U.S. Air Force will invest nearly $2.3 billion for its future initiatives that include plan to reinforce nationwide operations and conduct a cleanup project in Colorado following a reported leak of water with perflourinated chemicals in the area. read more...


Air Force Eyes Development of Stronger Networks to Protect Nuclear Armament
Air Force Eyes Development of Stronger Networks to Protect Nuclear Armament

The U.S. Air Force eyes potential private sector collaboration in the advancement of computer networks and systems to secure the U.S. nuclear arsenal. read more...


Navy, Air Force Hold Joint Air Defense Exercise
Navy, Air Force Hold Joint Air Defense Exercise

The U.S. Navy's Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group and the U.S. Air Force conducted a joint air defense exercise in the Arabian Gulf on Oct. 25 in an effort to develop the collaboration of the service branches to protect aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against aerial threats. read more...


Air Force to Invest Nearly $6B for Space Defense Initiative
Air Force to Invest Nearly $6B for Space Defense Initiative

The U.S. Air Force will invest $5.5 billion for the development of a multidimensional space weapons defense plan over the next five years in an effort to counter the weaponization of space. read more...


Air Force Plans to Remove Unnecessary Training For Airmen
Air Force Plans to Remove Unnecessary Training For Airmen

The U.S. Air Force considers removing training courses that are not connected to airmen’s primary jobs in an effort to allow them to prioritize their core duties. read more...


Pentagon: Near-Collision of Russian, Air Force Aircraft Not Hostile
Pentagon: Near-Collision of Russian, Air Force Aircraft Not Hostile

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said the near-collision incident in Syrian airspace on Oct. 17 that involved a Russian jet fighter and a U.S. Air Force plane was not hostile. read more...


Air Force, DARPA to Develop Hypersonic Cruise Missiles
Air Force, DARPA to Develop Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

The U.S. Air Force has collaborated with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the development of hypersonic cruise missiles under the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept program. read more...



Air Force to Use Esterline's Flight Mgmt Systems For Pave Hawk Helicopters
Air Force to Use Esterline's Flight Mgmt Systems For Pave Hawk Helicopters

The U.S. Air Force has tasked Esterline CMC Electronics to provide the CMA-2082MC Flight Management System in replacement for the existing control display units of the service branch's HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fleet. read more...


US Military Set to Launch 'Red Air' Training Requirements
US Military Set to Launch 'Red Air' Training Requirements

The U.S. military is set to launch Red Air training requirements in an effort to accommodate a larger airframe and address the lack of pilots. read more...


Air Force, National Guard Conduct Rescue Exercise
Air Force, National Guard Conduct Rescue Exercise

The U.S. Air Force and National Guard conducted a training exercise that simulates a combat environment to practice rescuing injured airmen. read more...


Air Force Taps Kudu Dynamics to Provide Software Development Services
Air Force Taps Kudu Dynamics to Provide Software Development Services

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Kudu Dynamics to provide software and software development services under a $36.9 million contract. read more...


Air Force Selects 305 for Enlisted RPA Pilot Program
Air Force Selects 305 for Enlisted RPA Pilot Program

Three hundred five active-duty enlisted airmen have been selected for the second phase of the Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board process as part of the development of the U.S. Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. read more...


Air Force Selects 302 Candidates For 2017 CAF Squadron Commander Appointment Process
Air Force Selects 302 Candidates For 2017 CAF Squadron Commander Appointment Process

The U.S. Air Force has chosen 302 officers to proceed with a process to identify 2017 Combat Air Forces squadron commanders. read more...


BAE to Provide Electronic Warfare System For Air Force's F-15 Modernization Program
BAE to Provide Electronic Warfare System For Air Force's F-15 Modernization Program

BAE Systems will provide electronic warfare systems for the U.S. Air Force's Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System program under a $140 million, multi-year contract from Boeing. read more...


Air Force Medical Service Develops EHR System for Deployed Personnel
Air Force Medical Service Develops EHR System for Deployed Personnel

The U.S. Air Force Medical Service is working on the development of the Armed Forces Longitudinal Technology Application-Theater electronic health record system in an effort to allow medical airmen to provide aid for the wounded in a remote environment. read more...



BP Products North America to Supply Fuel to Navy, Army, Air Force
BP Products North America to Supply Fuel to Navy, Army, Air Force

The Defense Logistics Agency has chosen BP Products North America to supply fuel products to the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force under a one-year, $559 million contract. read more...


Harris to Produce Airborne EW Systems for Global Defense Clients
Harris to Produce Airborne EW Systems for Global Defense Clients

The U.S. Air Force has tasked Harris to provide electronic warfare systems for multiple foreign military sale customers under a potential three-year, $91 million contract. read more...



Thales to Provide Landing Systems to Air Force
Thales to Provide Landing Systems to Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has ordered Thales to provide three Deployable–Instrument Landing Systems that work to drive aircraft setup, activation, breakdown and relocation amid low-visibility or low-ceiling weather conditions. read more...


James Clapper to Leave Office of the Director of National Intelligence
James Clapper to Leave Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said he has submitted his resignation in line with his decision last year to step down at the end of President Barack Obama’s term. read more...


CACI to Provide Call Center Support to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
CACI to Provide Call Center Support to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic

The Defense Department has chosen CACI International to provide travel call center assistance to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic under a $26 million task order. read more...



Air Force Lacks Fighter Pilots for Global Combat Operations
Air Force Lacks Fighter Pilots for Global Combat Operations

Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, assistant deputy chief of staff for operations at the U.S. Air Force headquarters, has said the service branch is struggling to fulfill its global combat operations due to the lack of fighter pilots. read more...



Air Force Taps BAE to Support Circuit Analysis Tool Development
Air Force Taps BAE to Support Circuit Analysis Tool Development

The U.S. Air Force has tasked BAE Systems' information and electronic systems integrated technology solutions segment to help build a tool that works to assess small circuit features on a silicon integrated circuit chip as part of a $9.1 million contract. read more...



Boeing to Support Air Force's F-15 Radar Advancement Programs
Boeing to Support Air Force's F-15 Radar Advancement Programs

Boeing will support the U.S. Air Force‘s F-15 radar update and modernization programs under a $558.5 million contract modification. read more...


Report Indicates Cost, Schedule Issues With Northrop's Work on Air Force Air Ops Network
Report Indicates Cost, Schedule Issues With Northrop's Work on Air Force Air Ops Network

Bloomberg has reported on the cost overrun and delay of Northrop Grumman's air-war operations network development program for the U.S. Air Force. read more...


Air Force Taps Lockheed to Provide C-130J-30 Airlifter for France
Air Force Taps Lockheed to Provide C-130J-30 Airlifter for France

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a four-year, $133.4 million contract modification to provide France's military with the C-130J-30 Super Hercules airlifter. read more...


Lockheed Completes Ground Control System Update for Air Force's GPS Satellites
Lockheed Completes Ground Control System Update for Air Force's GPS Satellites

Lockheed Martin has completed the Commercial Off-the-Shelf Upgrade #2 project for the advancement of the ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System constellation. read more...


Air Force Set to Launch New WGS Satellite on Dec. 7
Air Force Set to Launch New WGS Satellite on Dec. 7

The U.S. Air Force is set to launch the new Wideband Global Satcom military communications satellite on Dec. 7. read more...


Air Force Commences Project to Build New Hill AFB Aerospace Building
Air Force Commences Project to Build New Hill AFB Aerospace Building

The U.S. Air Force has conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new aerospace industry building at Hill Air Force Base. read more...


ULA Subsidiary to Provide Launch Vehicle Production Services to Air Force Under $269M Award
ULA Subsidiary to Provide Launch Vehicle Production Services to Air Force Under $269M Award

United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance, will provide launch vehicle production services to the U.S. Air Force under a $269 million contract modification from the Space and Missile Systems Center. read more...


Air Force Releases Initial RFP for New Penetrator Warhead
Air Force Releases Initial RFP for New Penetrator Warhead

The U.S. Air Force has released a draft request for proposals for the development of the BLU-137/B Penetrator Warhead in replacement of the service branch's BLU-109/B and BLU-109C/B systems. read more...


NRO Could Take Over USAF Weather Satellite Missions Under FY 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill
NRO Could Take Over USAF Weather Satellite Missions Under FY 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill

A provision in the House's proposed Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 seeks to allow the National Reconnaissance Office to take over some of the U.S. Air Force‘s weather satellite missions. read more...


Air Force Conducts TF33 Engine Test
Air Force Conducts TF33 Engine Test

The U.S. Air Force has tested Pratt and Whitney's TF33 engine to assess its new components. read more...


Air Force Completes Assessment of New Equipment for C-17 Globemaster III
Air Force Completes Assessment of New Equipment for C-17 Globemaster III

The U.S. Air Force has completed the assessment of new synthetic tie downs and winch cables for the service branch's C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. read more...


Air Force Sets Up New Digital Service Team
Air Force Sets Up New Digital Service Team

The U.S. Air Force is working on the establishment of a new digital service team that will work to develop new software capability into military programs. read more...


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