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US Air Force actively studying options for divesting older platforms

Jamie Hunter

The US Air Force (USAF) wants to save up to $30 billion by retiring expensive-to-maintain older aircraft.

Jamie Hunter

USAF calls time on E-8C JSTARS Middle East ops

Khalem Chapman

US Air Force calls time on Middle East operations for the E-8C Joint STARS after 18 years of operating in the region - the second longest deployment in the air arm's history.

Khalem Chapman
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DIGITAL CENTURY SERIES CHANGING THE WAY THE USAF DOES BUSINESS…

Jon Lake

The US Air Force is setting out a radical new acquisition strategy for its Next Generation Air Dominance fighter — but what will it look like?

Jon Lake

HH-60W production approved

Jamie Hunter

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

Jamie Hunter
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RED HAWK: SOLVING THE PILOT CRISIS

Jamie Hunter

The US Air Force is evaluating how the Boeing/ Saab T-7A Red Hawk program could be accelerated

Jamie Hunter
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ROTARY REVOLUTION

Joe Coles and Ron Smith

Bell has revealed its entrant for the US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition...

Joe Coles and Ron Smith
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REPLACE OR RETAIN? THE NEED TO DIVEST OLD AIRCRAFT…

Jon Lake

Senior US Air Force officials are highlighting the need to divest some legacy platforms that are costly and possibly no longer fit for purpose.

Jon Lake

'Wolfhound' replacement considered

Thomas Newdick

US AIR FORCE Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has reportedly shown interest in acquiring a replacement aircraft for its fleet of non-standard Fairchild Dornier 328 turboprops.

Thomas Newdick

USAF considers new role for C-5M

Thomas Newdick

THE USAF IS considering modifications for its C-5M fleet that would allow the Super Galaxy to support large-scale aeromedical evacuation missions.

Thomas Newdick
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A FORCE UNDER PRESSURE

Jamie Hunter with Tom Kaminski

Combat Aircraft details the latest status of the US Air Force’s fighter aircraft inventory ...

Jamie Hunter with Tom Kaminski