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  • 7 October 2009

    USAF Meteorological Satellite Set for Blast-Off

    The US Air Force's defence meteorological satellite programme (DMSP) F-18 Block 5D-3 spacecraft is undergoing final preparation for lift-off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The air force will use the...

  • 7 October 2009

    Iraqi Airmen to Train on Virtual Avionics Trainer

    The US Air Force has taken delivery of a virtual avionics procedure trainer (VAPT) from Rockwell Collins to train Iraqi Coalition Force pilots flying King Air aircraft for intelligence, surveillance...

  • 6 October 2009

    Second US Air Force WGS Satellite Operational

    The second wideband global SATCOM (WGS) satellite for the US Air Force has begun supporting on-the-ground warfighters in the Middle East and central Asia. The satellite is built on the...

  • 6 October 2009

    AFOTEC to Undertake F-35 Fighter Test and Evaluation

    The US Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC) will lead the operational test and evaluation of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. The F-35 programme involves the...

  • 5 October 2009

    US Aircraft to Receive Northrop Targeting Pods

    US Air Force aircraft will receive Northrop Grumman's Litening G4 targeting and sensor systems and related equipment under a new $153m contract. The Litening Gen 4 is a self-contained, multisensor...

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