Boeing has secured an agreement with the US Air Force (USAF) to receive...
Mi-17V-5 Military Transport Helicopter
Mi-17V-5 (domestic designation Mi-8MTV-5) is a military transport variant in the Mi-8/17 family of helicopters. It is produced by Kazan Helicopters, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters.
C-5M Super Galaxy Transport Aircraft
The C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport aircraft, a modernised version of the legacy C-5, was designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin to extend the capability of the C-5 fleet to remain in service at least until 2040.
USAF to pay Boeing $882m of withheld KC-46 payment
Boeing has secured an agreement with the US Air Force (USAF) to receive $882m of withheld payments for ongoing flaws with the KC-46 tanker to help maintain cash flow during the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB restarts flight operations
The 412th Test Wing assigned to the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) has resumed flight operations after the announcement made by the department of Defense (DoD)-wide Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie.
RAF experimental drone squadron stalled by coronavirus
Air Force Technology understands that the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) has gone ahead with plans to reform its 216 Squadron experimental drone squadron. The new squadron has been stood up with minimal manning as the RAF still assesses how the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak will affect future manning and development plans.
GA-ASI conducts maiden flight of remotely piloted aircraft
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has concluded the construction and conducted the maiden flight of the first production representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA).
US and Japanese members carry out Pacific Weasel exercise
US Air Force (USAF) members have joined forces with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members for Pacific Weasel exercise over Draughon Range.
Yokota AFB performs C-130J assault landing on Foxtrot taxiway
Personnel of Yokota Air Force Base (AFB) in Japan have conducted their C-130J Super Hercules assault landing on the Foxtrot taxiway, which was originally used for the legacy C-130H models from 1991 to 2001.
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