Tag Archives: USAF

Air Force Bomber Demonstrates Hypersonic Kill Chain in Recent Exercise; Lt. Col. Joe Little Quoted

B-52 Bomber

A Boeing-made B-52 Stratofortress stealth bomber demonstrated hypersonic shooting earlier this month during an Alaska-bound sortie that lasted over 13 hours. The bomber shot a practice target with the AGM-183 hypersonic weapon from a distance of 600 nautical miles during the Northern Edge 21 exercise, which took place on May 5, Air Force Global Strike Command said Thursday.

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Honeywell Begins Next Stage in Energy Upgrade Project at Kunsan Air Base

Honeywell

Honeywell announced Monday that the company is beginning the next stage on an infrastructure modernization project at Kunsan Air Base, a U.S. Air Force Base in Gunsan, South Korea. This stage in the project will improve fuel supply reliability through the installation of natural gas service at the base. 

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Raytheon Intelligence and Space Awarded $175M USAF Contract for Intelligence Services; David Appel Quoted

David Appel

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S), a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a U.S. Air Force intelligence program contract worth potentially $175 million. The contract period runs for five years and requires the company to provide signals intelligence services for the U.S. Air Force's Distributed Common Ground System, which collects, processes and analyzes intelligence.

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Raytheon Intelligence and Space Awarded $228M USSF Contract for OCX Ground Systems; Barbara Baker Quoted

Raytheon

Raytheon Intelligence and Space has been awarded a U.S. Space Force (USSF) contract for a follow-on control system for the GPS satellite constellation, estimated to be valued at $228 million. The contract will expand Raytheon’s current work on an innovative ground system for Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) GPS constellation. 

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Air Force Adds University of Dayton Research Institute to $96M Propulsion, Thermal Management Tech Project

USAF REPAS

The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) will help the U.S. Air Force further develop propulsion, power and thermal management systems for military use under a potential $96 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. UDRI will perform work as part of the branch's Research Enabling Procurement for Aerospace Systems (REPAS) program, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Japanese Forces Visit Air Control Squadron for Cyber Defense Input; Capt. Ali Syed Quoted

Cyber Defense System

The 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron welcomed visitors from the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and Japan's national security force to inform them about cyber defense systems. From April 4th to 10th, operators from the squadron walked the visitors through the functions of Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter, a deployable cyber defense system.

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U.S. Space Force Aims to Fully Integrate Commercial Industry; Russell Teehan Quoted

Space Warfighting

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is attempting to optimize its commercial industry use by opening avenues for small businesses to work directly with the service branch. While the commercial industry has already played a significant role in the military's satellite communications and launch enterprises, the Space Force has not incorporated integrated commercial services more widely.

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Retired Maj. Gen. Michael Taheri Appointed Strategic Board Advisor for Sev1Tech; CEO Bob Lohfeld Quoted

Maj. Gen. Michael Taheri

Sev1Tech announced on Monday that Retired Major General Michael Taheri has joined the company as a strategic board advisor to provide leadership, vision and guidance to support the company’s growth goals and mission areas for their customers. Taheri served the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Air National Guard for over 31 years. 

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Space Force To Restructure Acquisition Organization; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) announced Thursday it will reorganize its acquisitions organization this summer. In an attempt to accelerate new technology delivery, the Space Systems Command (SSC) will replace the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The new SSC will be responsible for developing, acquiring, fielding, sustaining space capabilities

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