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Maj. Emily Grabowski: USAF Continues Source Selection for JSTARS Recap Program as Congress Deliberates

The U.S. Air Force has initiated steps to pursue the source selection process for a contract to support the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization program amid plans to cancel the initiative, Defense News reported Friday. Major Emily Grabowski, a spokeswoman for the Air Force, told the publication in …

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House OKs $675B Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal 2019

The House voted 359-49 Thursday to pass a $675 billion defense policy bill that would authorize the purchase of 93 F-35 fighter aircraft, three littoral combat ships and two aircraft carriers for fiscal 2019, Defense News reported Thursday. The defense appropriations bill would fund the Advanced Battle Management System that seeks to replace …

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Robins AFB to Host Advanced Battle Management System Initial Components

Robins Air Force Base will house the initial components of a new Air Force platform designed to manage information on air and space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Advanced Battle Management System is geared to provide increased situational awareness for commanders by integrating battlefield surveillance information, Hill AFB said Thursday. The Air Force …

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Air Force-Army Team Demos Joint Airborne Battle Mgmt System at Northern Strike Exercise

The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army‘s Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System team has showcased a ground surveillance and battle management aircraft during a Michigan National Guard-hosted exercise. The 2017 Northern Strike gathered approximately 5,000 service members from across the U.S. and five coalition countries at the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver …

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Air Force’s JSTARS Replacement Faces Questions Amid Budget Uncertainty; Gen. Mark Welsh, James Poss Comment

The U.S. Air Force faces questions regarding size requirements of its planned joint surveillance target attack radar system replacement as the service seeks congressional funding to upgrade the aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes that Gen. Mark Welsh, Air Force chief of staff, recently indicated the service has started reviewing options for …

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