Airforce Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.airforce-technology.com web site http://www.airforce-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airforce-technology.com/ Airforce Technology-Updates http://www.airforce-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif USAF tests AN/APR-52 radar warning receiver for HH-60W CRH http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-tests-anapr-52-radar-warning-receiver-for-hh-60w-crh-5903329 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-tests-anapr-52-radar-warning-receiver-for-hh-60w-crh-5903329 The US Air Force (USAF) has successfully completed testing on Lockheed Martin’s AN/APR-52 radar warning receiver (RWR) for combat rescue helicopter (CRH). Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Aurora Flight Sciences, Grove US http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-aurora-flight-sciences-grove-us-5902514 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-aurora-flight-sciences-grove-us-5902514 The US Air Force has awarded a $499m-worth contract to Aurora Flight Sciences to support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research (ASAPTR) programme. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF F-35As complete first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-f-35as-complete-first-operational-air-to-ground-weapons-evaluation-5903943 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-f-35as-complete-first-operational-air-to-ground-weapons-evaluation-5903943 The US Air Force’s (USAF) F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter has successfully completed the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tempus Applied Solutions to acquire Ex-Royal Air Force L-1011 aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstempus-applied-solutions-to-acquire-ex-royal-air-force-l-1011-aircraft-5903933 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newstempus-applied-solutions-to-acquire-ex-royal-air-force-l-1011-aircraft-5903933 Tempus Applied Solutions (TAS) has entered a definitive agreement to purchase six Ex-Royal Air Force (RAF) Lockheed L-1011 TriStar aircraft. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Stäubli Attending CAMX 2017 in Orlando, Florida http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/cables/staubli-electrical-connectors-af/pressstubli-attending-camx-2017-orlando-florida.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/cables/staubli-electrical-connectors-af/pressstubli-attending-camx-2017-orlando-florida.html Stäubli will be attending the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) 2017 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida, US, to exhibit its textile machinery solutions. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:59:00 GMT RAAF completes first flight of the in-service PC-21 aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-completes-first-flight-of-the-in-service-pc-21-aircraft-5902913 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-completes-first-flight-of-the-in-service-pc-21-aircraft-5902913 Australian Chief of Air Force (CAF) has completed the first flight of the in-service PC-21 aircraft, marking a significant milestone for the AIR 5428 pilot training system. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF's F-35A Lightning II to receive upgrade from FRC East http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-f-35a-lightning-ii-to-receive-upgrade-from-frc-east-5902096 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusafs-f-35a-lightning-ii-to-receive-upgrade-from-frc-east-5902096 The US Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II aircraft will receive an upgrade from Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East operated by the US Navy. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF integrates rescue and fifth-generation assets during Stealth Guardian http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-integrates-rescue-and-5th-generation-assets-during-stealth-guardian-5902586 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-integrates-rescue-and-5th-generation-assets-during-stealth-guardian-5902586 The US Air Force (USAF) has demonstrated capabilities to integrate rescue and fifth-generation assets in real-world rescue scenarios during the first-ever Exercise Stealth Guardian. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT US AFRL conducts ground-based testing of diesel engine for unmanned aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-afrl-conducts-ground-based-testing-of-diesel-engine-for-unmanned-aircraft-5900737 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-afrl-conducts-ground-based-testing-of-diesel-engine-for-unmanned-aircraft-5900737 The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Advanced Power Technology Office (APTO) has conducted ground-based testing on a diesel engine for unmanned aircraft. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT USAF awards $499m ASAPTR contract to Aurora Flight Sciences http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-499m-asaptr-contract-to-aurora-flight-sciences-5901035 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-499m-asaptr-contract-to-aurora-flight-sciences-5901035 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a $499m contract to Aurora Flight Sciences for aerospace systems air platform technology research (ASAPTR) programme. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT DA62 MPP Special Mission Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/da62-mpp-special-mission-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/da62-mpp-special-mission-aircraft/ The DA62 MPP (multi-purpose platform) is a new special mission aircraft developed by Diamond Aircraft Industries. Based on the DA62 twin-engine light aircraft, the DA62 MPP was unveiled at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT RAAF’s C-17A, KC-30A aircraft participates in Exercise Mobility Guardian 17 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-deploys-c-17a-kc-30a-aircraft-to-exercise-mobility-guardian-17-in-us-5900960 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-deploys-c-17a-kc-30a-aircraft-to-exercise-mobility-guardian-17-in-us-5900960 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has deployed C-17A Globemaster III transport and KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft to the US in support of Exercise Mobility Guardian 17. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT (UN)MANNED-Certified Unmanned and Manned Avionics Software Development http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/flight/unmanned/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/flight/unmanned/ (UN)MANNED provides certified unmanned and manned avionics software for aerial defence and commercial applications. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT AAR begins work on $909m landing gear support contract for USAF http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaar-begins-work-on-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-for-usaf-5899077 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaar-begins-work-on-909m-landing-gear-support-contract-for-usaf-5899077 AAR has begun work on a $909m landing gear support contract for the US Air Force (USAF), upon receiving the Notice to Proceed. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT CAE subcontracts Rockwell for French Air Force’s FOMEDEC programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscae-subcontracts-rockwell-for-french-air-forces-fomedec-programme-5900020 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscae-subcontracts-rockwell-for-french-air-forces-fomedec-programme-5900020 CAE has subcontracted Rockwell Collins to deliver visual display systems for the French Air Force’s Formation Modernisée et Entrainement Différencié des Equipages de Chasse (FOMEDEC) programme. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Friend or foe: securing aircraft IFF systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefriend-or-foe-securing-aircraft-iff-systems-5898618/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurefriend-or-foe-securing-aircraft-iff-systems-5898618/ The US Air Force has contracted Raytheon to provide secure identification friend-or-foe (IFF) equipment in a bid to help safeguard aircraft. IFF technology, which helps radar operators and missile crews tell the difference between friendly and potent… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT India's HAL flies first AESA radar-upgraded Jaguar fighter aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-flies-first-aesa-radar-upgraded-jaguar-fighter-aircraft-5899505 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newshal-flies-first-aesa-radar-upgraded-jaguar-fighter-aircraft-5899505 India-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has reportedly announced the successful flight of the first Jaguar fighter aircraft to be upgraded with an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT IBM develops 'brain-like' supercomputer for US Air Force Research Lab http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsibm-develops-brain-like-supercomputer-for-us-air-force-research-lab-5898276 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsibm-develops-brain-like-supercomputer-for-us-air-force-research-lab-5898276 Technology company IBM is developing a new supercomputer powered by 64 TrueNorth chips for use by the US Air Force Research Lab, as part of a collaboration announced in June. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Royal Australian Air Force to withdraw Heron RPA from service http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-australian-air-force-to-withdraw-heron-rpa-from-service-5898640 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsroyal-australian-air-force-to-withdraw-heron-rpa-from-service-5898640 The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has announced plans to withdraw its Heron remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) from service by the end of this year. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Summit Technologies, Northrop Grumman, Boeing http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-summit-technologies-northrop-grumman-boeing-5897125 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-summit-technologies-northrop-grumman-boeing-5897125 The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, has awarded a $250m-worth contract to Summit Technologies Inc for mission planning support contract III project. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT