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Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130Js to US

Khalem Chapman

The US government has contracted Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 more C-130J Super Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

Northrop Grumman contracted for Joint STARS sustainment work

Khalem Chapman

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Northrop Grumman to continue sustainment and modification work for its E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet.

Khalem Chapman

USAF deploy B-52s to Diego Garcia amid Iran tensions

Khalem Chapman

USAF sends six Boeing B-52H Stratofortress heavy bombers to the island of Diego Garcia – a militarised atoll in the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Khalem Chapman

US personnel killed, aircraft destroyed in Camp Simba attack

Khalem Chapman

Somali-based terrorist organisation and Al Qaeda affiliate, Al Shabaab, attacked Manda Bay airfield (also known as Camp Simba) – a joint Kenyan Defence Force/US Africa Command military outpost in Manda Bay, Kenya, on January 5.

Khalem Chapman

ANALYSIS: Iran/US escalation and mobilisation

Military Team

Tensions are at a critical level in the Middle East following a US drone strike – authorised by US President Donald Trump – that killed General Qasem Soleimani of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), sparking a major escalation of the long-running stand-off between the two countries.

Military Team

USAF welcomes Grey Wolf to the pack

Khalem Chapman

The USAF's new MH-139A utility helicopter has been officially christened Grey Wolf, following a naming and unveiling ceremony at Duke Field, Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida.

Khalem Chapman

Raytheon to support U-2 ASARS-2A radar systems

Khalem Chapman

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Raytheon to support the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System-2A (ASARS-2A) employed by the Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

US contracts Korean Air to provide A-10 support

Khalem Chapman

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Korean Airlines to provide support for USAF Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) A-10C Thunderbolt IIs stationed in South Korea.

Khalem Chapman

USAF seeks industry input for E-4B replacement

Khalem Chapman

The USAF is looking to industry for support in its programme to replace the Boeing E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) platform, also known as the ‘Nightwatch’ or the ‘Doomsday plane'.

Khalem Chapman
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CONTRACT ADVERSARIES: USAF PROJECT MOVES AHEAD

Jamie Hunter

The US Air Force announced at the end of October that it had earmarked seven companies to provide contract aggressor services across the combat air forces.

Jamie Hunter