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Srivani Venna

NZDF scales back exercise due to Covid-19 pandemic

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has scaled back a large exercise, which it runs on a regular basis, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Basic military training to start at Keesler AFB in June

US Air Force officials have announced that basic military training (BMT) will continue to be held at Keesler Air Force Base’s (AFB) secondary location beginning 2 June until the end of Covid-19 surge operations.

Kratos wins contract to upgrade ground system for AFSCN

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has secured a contract to upgrade the satellite ground system for the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN).

SAIC wins $655m engineering contract from USAF

Science Applications International (SAIC) subsidiary Engility Services has secured a $655m engineering, development, integration, and sustainment (EDIS) contract from the US Air Force (USAF).

Boeing concludes first flight of F-15QA fighter jet

Boeing has successfully concluded the first flight of the F-15QA fighter jet developed for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF).

AeroVironment receives Raven UAS contract for US ally

AeroVironment has secured a $2.4m Raven unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) foreign military sales contract for a US ally.

Final AEHF satellite set for launch despite Covid-19 pandemic

The first national security space mission for the US Space Force is set to lift off from Florida despite the threat of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

SEAKR and Lockheed Martin to build prototype payload for PTS programme

SEAKR Engineering and Lockheed Martin are set to partner to design and build a prototype payload for the US Space Force’s Protected Tactical SATCOM (PTS) programme.

USAF bombers conduct familiarisation flight with RNLAF F-35A

Two US Air Force (USAF) B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft have conducted a fifth-generation integration familiarisation flight with a Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-35A Lightning II fighter jet over the North Sea.

US Air Force bases report positive Covid-19 cases

US Air Force (USAF) Chief of Staff David Goldfein has reported seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus Covid-19 to date among active-duty personnel.