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  • 20 September 2009

    SCG to Provide Air Advisor Training to US Air Force

    The US Air Force has awarded a contract to SCG Technologies to provide air advisor predeployment training to more than 1,000 air force personnel annually. The multiyear training will consist...

  • 17 September 2009

    Air Force Takes Over Long-Delayed Tanker Deal

    The authority for the long-delayed KC-X aerial tanker acquisition programme has been returned to the US Air Force, US Defense secretary Robert M Gates has announced. The US Air Force...

  • 17 September 2009

    Nato Consortium Gets Second C-17 Globemaster III

    The Nato airlift management organisation has received a second C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from Boeing to support its Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) initiative. The 12-nation SAC consortium will use the...

  • 17 September 2009

    Second AEHF Satellite Completes Environmental Tests

    The US Air Force's second advanced extremely high-frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite has completed environmental testing with the conclusion of the spacecraft's acoustic testing. The Lockheed built AEHF constellation will...

  • 17 September 2009

    Raytheon F-15E Fighter Radar Gets USAF Designation

    Raytheon's active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the F-15E aircraft has received the US Air Force designation of AN/APG-82(V)1. The AESA radar features extended range, enhanced multitarget tracking and...

  • 17 September 2009

    F-22 Fighter to Get Data Link Upgrade

    EMS technologies will develop an electronically steered, switched-beam antenna for the US Air Force F-22 fighter's multifunction advanced data link (MADL) system upgrade under a contract with Lockheed Martin. The...

  • 16 September 2009

    Sniper Pods Demonstrate Advanced ISR Capability

    The intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of a Sniper advanced targeting pod (ATP) built by Lockheed Martin have been demonstrated at the Empire Challenge exercise 2009. During the joint...

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