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Robins Air Force Base opens new MQ-9 Reaper facility

Story by Joseph Mather / 78th Air Base Wing Public Affairs The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new MQ-9 Reaper aircraft electronics repair facility at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, July 12, 2022. The ribbon cutting ceremony is part of the collective depot activation efforts for the MQ-9 Leer másRobins Air Force Base opens new MQ-9 Reaper facility[…]

US Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed their 10th contract for a baseline of 120 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to US Army. This contract is specifically for the UH-60Mu and to five-year, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft to be delivered to the US Army and Leer másUS Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract[…]

New Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Andrews (Maryland) as the fourth location to host MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters. The 25 new MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, the military version of the italian best-seller Leonardo AW139 helicopter manufactured by Boeing specifically for the United States Air Force (USAF), will replace the base’s 21 Leer másNew Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews[…]

Northrop Grumman upgrades radars for Air National Guard F-16 aircraft

BALTIMORE – June 10, 2022 – The U.S. Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) on Air National Guard F-16 aircraft fleet to meet a U.S. Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need (JEON) for homeland defense. SABR extends the operational viability and reliability of the Leer másNorthrop Grumman upgrades radars for Air National Guard F-16 aircraft[…]

Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider in path to flight readiness

In early May, Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed the first — and most critical — loads calibration test of the first B-21 Raider aircraft. The recent test is one of three major conditions the aircraft will undergo in this phase of ground testing as it progresses toward first flight. Loads calibration, which focuses on calibrating Leer másNorthrop Grumman B-21 Raider in path to flight readiness[…]

Boeing starts new A-10 wing deliveries to Air Force

Ogden, Utah, May 25, 2022 — Boeing [NYSE: BA], in partnership with Korean Aerospace Industries and other key suppliers, has delivered the first new wing set for the A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet to the U.S. Air Force. The wing set arrived earlier this month to Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, where the Air Force Leer másBoeing starts new A-10 wing deliveries to Air Force[…]

Boeing unveils first T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet to USAF

ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2022 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has unveiled the first T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer jet to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force. The jet, one of 351 the USAF plans to order, was unveiled prior to official delivery. The fully digitally designed aircraft was built and tested using advanced manufacturing, agile Leer másBoeing unveils first T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet to USAF[…]

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State

SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescue six mariners (five adults and one child) aboard a missing vessel near Etal Atoll in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, Tuesday.​ At 6:00 a.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Forces Micronesia | Sector Guam watchstanders received a report of an overdue 19-foot vessel with six Leer másCoast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State[…]

Cannon AFB partners with Bell Boeing to improve the CV-22 Osprey

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – On March 24, Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) delivered its third Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey to the Bell Amarillo Assembly Center, highlighting the growing organizational partnership established to advance the aircraft’s future reliability, sustainability, and mission readiness through nacelle improvement modifications. The nacelle is responsible for the Osprey’s critical vertical Leer másCannon AFB partners with Bell Boeing to improve the CV-22 Osprey[…]

Leonardo is attending DIMDEX 2022 in Doha, Qatar

Doha, 20/03/2022 – Leonardo, the Italian-headquartered global aerospace and defence company, is attending DIMDEX (Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference) from the 21st to the 23rd March –stand H4-212–. The participation aims at demonstrating company’s state-of-the-art defence, security and aerospace capabilities ready to enhance the security of Qatar and the Middle East. Leonardo is Leer másLeonardo is attending DIMDEX 2022 in Doha, Qatar[…]

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