Boeing has been awarded a $14.31bn flexible acquisition and sustainment contract for the...
- Boeing wins $14.31bn contract to increase lethality of US bombers
- Military transport aircraft: the world’s largest sky shippers
- US Air Force infrastructure strategy uses analytics to speed up repairs
- UK MOD expands optimisation and investment for military site upgrades
- Cobham to pay extra £160m to Boeing over KC-46 aerial refuelling delays
Lockheed Martin moves more F-35 suppliers to longer-term contracts
Lockheed Martin has inked new longer-term contracts with additional F-35 suppliers in an effort to increase supply availability and reduce sustainment costs.
Boeing wins $14.31bn contract to increase lethality of US bombers
Boeing has been awarded a $14.31bn flexible acquisition and sustainment contract for the US Air Force’s (USAF) B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers.
KBRwyle wins task orders to continue supporting F-35 aircraft
KBRwyle has secured two contracts from the US Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA) to continue providing support to F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet and other airforce aircraft.
Peraton wins Canada CF-18 fleet support contract extension
Peraton has secured a contract extension for the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support programme.
Harris wins ground-based EW systems support contract with USAF
Harris has secured a contract from the US Air Force (USAF) to continue to support ground-based electronic warfare (EW) systems and infrastructure.
Northrop Grumman completes GEM 63 motor’s second ground test
Northrop Grumman has completed the second ground test of a 63in diameter Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63), which is designed for use on United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle.
Spark Cell challenge winner develops device for night refuelling
US Air Force (USAF) 9th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II instructor loadmaster staff sergeant and Spark Cell winner Jeremie Anderson has developed a device to assist with night refuelling missions.
March’s top news stories
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) reached a $1.98bn deal to procure a fleet of E-7 early warning radar aircraft from Boeing for the British Royal Air Force (RAF), and the US MDA and a Boeing-led industry team tested the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system designed for long-range incoming threats. Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from March 2019.
Military transport aircraft: the world’s largest sky shippers
Military transport aircraft are vital for warfighting operations. From delivering troops, weapons, and other military equipment to makeshift runways in dangerous areas, to performing multi-role duties such as aerial refuelling, intelligence-gathering and rescue missions, they carry out a wide range of mission critical tasks. Here are some of the largest military transport aircraft by payload from across the world.
Denel to stop manufacturing parts for Airbus A400M aircraft
South African state-owned aerospace and military technology company Denel has reached an agreement to stop manufacturing parts for Airbus A400M military aircraft amid financial troubles.
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