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 awards JMM BRU aircraft integration and support contract to Raytheon http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-jmm-bru-aircraft-integration-and-support-contract-to-raytheon-4523722 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-awards-jmm-bru-aircraft-integration-and-support-contract-to-raytheon-4523722 Raytheon has received a contract to provide the joint miniature munitions bomb rack unit (JMM BRU) aircraft integration and lifecycle technical support to the US Air Force (USAF). Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT USAF evaluates SBIRS Increment 2 ground system http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-evaluates-sbirs-increment-2-ground-system-4523750 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-evaluates-sbirs-increment-2-ground-system-4523750 The US Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) has evaluated the under development space based infrared system (SBIRS) Increment 2 ground system. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT RAAF orders advanced C-130J training solutions from Lockheed http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-orders-advanced-c-130j-training-solutions-from-lockheed-4523718 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraaf-orders-advanced-c-130j-training-solutions-from-lockheed-4523718 Lockheed Martin Australia has secured a contract to supply an advanced C-130J-30 virtual maintenance trainer to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Tu-160 Blackjack Strategic Bomber http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/tu160/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/tu160/ The Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber (NATO reporting name of Blackjack) was manufactured by the Tupolev aircraft research and engineering complex joint stock company of Moscow and the Kazan-Gorbunov Aircraft Production Association in Tatarstan from… Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT GEOS Carries out Tests Using Initiation Systems http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/weapons/expal/pressgeos-tests-initiation-systems.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/weapons/expal/pressgeos-tests-initiation-systems.html The Special Operations Group (GEO), the Spanish Elite Police Unit, has tested EXPAL's latest developments in demolition charges and initiation systems at its facilities in Guadalajara. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:33:00 GMT RCAF’s first CP-140 aircraft features ViaSat’s mobile satellite system http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrcafs-first-cp-140-aircraft-features-viasats-mobile-satellite-system-4522656 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrcafs-first-cp-140-aircraft-features-viasats-mobile-satellite-system-4522656 ViaSat has successfully integrated its advanced airborne satellite communication system onto the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT CPI to supply T-38C aircraft modification kits to USAF http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscpi-to-supply-t-38c-aircraft-modification-kits-to-usaf-4522661 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscpi-to-supply-t-38c-aircraft-modification-kits-to-usaf-4522661 CPI Aerostructures has secured a contract to provide structural modification kits for the US Air Force's (USAF) T-38C Pacer Classic III (PC III) aircraft structural modification programme. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Pakistan Air Force commissions Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newspakistan-air-force-commissions-karakoram-eagle-awacs-aircraft-4522637 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newspakistan-air-force-commissions-karakoram-eagle-awacs-aircraft-4522637 The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has commissioned the Chinese-built ZDK-03 Karakoram Eagle airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft during a ceremony at an airbase in Karachi. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Italian Air Force orders P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial system http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-orders-p1hh-hammerhead-unmanned-aerial-system-4522642 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-orders-p1hh-hammerhead-unmanned-aerial-system-4522642 Piaggio Aerospace has been awarded a contract for the delivery of the P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial system (UAS) to the Italian Air Force. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT SCOTTY Group-Beyond Line-of-Sight Connectivity for Comms and Real-Time Surveillance http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/scotty-group/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/scotty-group/ SCOTTY Group provides solutions and manufactures systems for beyond line-of-sight surveillance and communications. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:00 GMT Airservices partners with Thales for Australia’s OneSKY programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairservices-partners-with-thales-for-australias-onesky-programme-4521693 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairservices-partners-with-thales-for-australias-onesky-programme-4521693 Airservices Australia has signed an advanced work contracting arrangement with Thales Australia for development of a single civil-military air traffic management (ATM) system. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Saab orders Gripen E pneumatic missile eject launchers from Exelis http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-orders-gripen-e-pneumatic-missile-eject-launchers-from-exelis-4521660 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newssaab-orders-gripen-e-pneumatic-missile-eject-launchers-from-exelis-4521660 Exelis has signed an agreement with Saab Aeronautics to manufacture and supply structural components for the latter's Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Rockwell Collins enters into military avionics MRO alliance with AMMROC http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-enters-into-military-avionics-mro-alliance-with-ammroc-4521664 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-enters-into-military-avionics-mro-alliance-with-ammroc-4521664 Rockwell Collins has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMMROC) to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for military avionics. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raytheon and Boeing collaborate to offer C5I solution to Royal Saudi Air Force http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-boeing-partner-to-offer-c5i-solution-to-royal-saudi-air-force-4521673 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-boeing-partner-to-offer-c5i-solution-to-royal-saudi-air-force-4521673 Raytheon has partnered with Boeing to supply a comprehensive command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence (C5I) solution to the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF). Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT ISS to supply airspace mission planning and tasking solution to NZDF http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiss-to-supply-airspace-mission-planning-and-tasking-solution-to-nzdf-4520697 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiss-to-supply-airspace-mission-planning-and-tasking-solution-to-nzdf-4520697 Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS) has been awarded a contract to provide an airspace mission planning and tasking solution to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Yak-130 Combat Trainer http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak_130/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak_130/ The Yak-130 combat trainer was selected as the winner of the trainer competition of the Voyenno Vozdushnyye Sily, Russian Federation Air Force, in April 2002. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Piaggio Aerospace tests flights first P.1HH HammerHead UAS prototype http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newspiaggio-aerospace-tests-flights-first-p1hh-hammerhead-uas-prototype-4520653 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newspiaggio-aerospace-tests-flights-first-p1hh-hammerhead-uas-prototype-4520653 Piaggio Aerospace has conducted the maiden flight of the first P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial system (UAS) prototype at the Trapani Birgi Air Base in Italy. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Northrop’s AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening pod completes two million flying hours http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrops-anaaq-28v-litening-pod-completes-two-million-flying-hours-4520688 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrops-anaaq-28v-litening-pod-completes-two-million-flying-hours-4520688 Northrop Grumman's AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening advanced targeting pod has successfully recorded two million operating hours with users worldwide. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Il-112V Light Military Transport Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/il-112v-light-military-transport-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/il-112v-light-military-transport-aircraft/ Il-112V is a twin-engine light military transport aircraft being developed by JSC Ilyushin Aviation Complex, a part of JSC United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. It is set to replace the An-26 and An… Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Northrop introduces new air and missile C2 system at IDEX 2015 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-introduces-new-air-and-missile-c2-system-at-idex-2015-4519507 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-introduces-new-air-and-missile-c2-system-at-idex-2015-4519507 Northrop Grumman has launched a new air and missile command and control (C2) system at the ongoing International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. 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