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Singapore Air Force deploys its fighter jets and spy plane to Guam

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The 36th Wing Public Affairs reported that The Republic of Singapore Air Force deployed airmen, F-16 fighters, F-15SG fighters and a G550 Airborne Early Warning aircraft to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 24, 2021. This deployment provides bilateral training for aircrew and maintenance personnel to enhance interoperability and cultivate regional partnerships. “We welcome the […]

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U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers wraps up target training over Black Sea

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The U.S. Air Force has reported that its B-52H bombers complete target training over the Black Sea. According to a recent service news release, U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, integrated with five NATO allies in and around the international airspace over the Aegean and […]

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U.S. Air Force taps Wolverine Tube for next generation cargo pallets

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The U.S. Department of Defense said Tuesday that Wolverine Tube Inc. won $17,4 million for a contract to supply the Next Generation All Aluminum cargo pallets. The universal cargo handling system using the 463L cargo pallet has been the mainstay for cargo movement since the early 1960’s, with the standard aluminum cargo pallet essentially unchanged […]

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U.S. Air Force awards new contract to Northrop Grumman for RQ-4 surveillance drone

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded the multi-billion dollar contract for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The contract, from U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Center and announced on Tuesday, is valued at more than $75,5 million. Under the terms of the agreement, the contractor […]

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U.S. Air Force’s new F-15EX fighters join Alaska training exercise

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The U.S. Air Force’s latest fighter jet, the Boeing F-15EX Eagle II, participating in a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces, according to 53rd Wing Public Affairs Advisor. The 53rd Wing said in a statement that the first two F-15EX fighters – both 001 and 002 – have taken to the Alaska […]

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U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reapers gets bolstered capabilities

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The U.S. Air Force announced on Thursday that the 174th Attack Wing has partnered with multiple Department of Defense contractors and academia to lead the effort in establishing new and additional capabilities for the MQ-9 Reaper. According to the assistant director of operations at the 174th Operations Support Squadron, capabilities include battlefield and airspace communications […]

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U.S. Air Force confirms Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test failure

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The U.S. Air Force said Wednesday that a recent test of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile failed. According to a press release issued May 5 by Air Force Global Strike Command an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, experienced a ground abort prior to launch. “The […]

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U.S. Air Force is one step closer to receive autonomous unmanned combat aircraft

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The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has announced that the Skyborg leadership team conducted a two-hours and ten minute flight test April 29 of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS) aboard a Kratos UTAP-22 tactical unmanned vehicle at Tyndall AFB, Florida.  In a release late Wednesday, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center said […]

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U.S. Air Force sent more B-52H bombers to support withdraw troops from Afghanistan

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The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that it deployed two additional B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers to Qatar to protect the orderly and responsible withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces from Afghanistan. According to a recent service news release, two additional B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, […]

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Lockheed Martin makes a major breakthrough in future communications for joint warfighting

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced that its legendary Skunk Works division with Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Air Force has successfully linked a U-2, five F-35s and an F-22 in air and provided real-time 5th Generation data to operators on the ground, introducing greater mission flexibility across domains and an enhanced […]

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