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The US hypersonic weapon development program was stopped by the U.S. Air Force

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Hypersonic Conventional Assault Weapon (HCSW) development program, which was one of the Pentagon’s two major hypersonic missile projects for the B-52 bombers, was stopped by the U.S. Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek statement today. Read more: Military and defense

The U.S. Air Force Continues to Find Foreign Objects in Its New KC-46A Pegasus

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As the U.S. Air Force continues to find foreign objects in its new KC-46A Pegasus in-flight refueling tankers, a "fix" is months away, the branch's acquisition leader said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Space Daily. Tools, rubbish and left-over parts, including loose nuts, are still being discovered since Boeing

Two Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters Will Soon See Their Maiden Flights

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Two completely assembled Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) will soon see their maiden flights as announced by Lockheed Martin on 27th February 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The test flights are scheduled to take place before the middle of this year at the Sikorsky

US Air Force B-2 Pilots, Maintainers and Weapons Loaders Will Be Trained by L3

NEW YORK, the United States (BulgarianMilitary.com) - L3 Technologies revealed on 5th February 2019 that the company has been awarded a $120 million contract to continue training United States Air Force B-2 pilots, maintainers and weapons loaders through its B-2 Aircrew Training System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Since 1984 L3 Technologies

Global Hawk Ground Control Stations of the US Air Force to Be Supported by Raytheon

DULLES, Virginia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Raytheon Company revealed on 23rd January 2019 that the company will support the Global Hawk ground control stations of the U.S. Air Force all over the world. Under that project Raytheon will support the ground control systems and onboard sensors used by the U.S. Air Force fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk

Bell Boeing Announced a $144 Million V-22 Support Agreement

PHILADELPHIA, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 18th January 2019 the Bell Boeing Joint Program Office announced that the company has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: U.S. Air

Lockheed Martin Announced a GPS Ground Control System Sustainment Contract

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 9th January 2019, Lockheed Martin announced a GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract with the U.S. Air Force, through which the company will continue to sustain and further modernize the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation’s ground control system

Twelve A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft Will Be Built for the Nigerian Air Force

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Twelve A-29 Super Tucano aircraft will be built for the Nigerian Air Force. For that purpose the United States Air Force awarded Sierra Nevada a $329 million foreign military sales contract, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Besides the 12 aircraft, Sierra Nevada is contracted to provide ground training…

U.S. Air Force T-X Pilot Training Program Contract Has Been Awarded to Boeing

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 27 September 2018 Boeing announced that the company has been awarded United States Air Force T-X Pilot Training Program Contract at the amount of up to $9.2 billion. In that connection the Air Force plans to purchase 351 jets, 46 simulators and associated ground equipment, learned…

The US Air Force Awarded Boeing a $2.9 Billion Contract

EVERETT, Wash., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 12 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Boeing On 10 September 2018 the U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refuelling pod kits. With the new fourth production lot, the company…

The First Advanced GPS III Satellite of the US Air Force Is Shipped for Launch

CANAVERAL, Fla., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 27 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin/The US Air Force’s first GPS III is shipped to Cape Canaveral, Florida before its launch in December 2018 Today the global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced that the company shipped last Monday, 20th…

The First of Four Red Flag-Alaska Exercises Scheduled for 2018 Was Held

WASHINGTON (the USA), May 18, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Senior Airman Isaac Johnson/U.S. Air Force The first of four scheduled for 2018 exercises, Red Flag-Alaska 18-1, was held from 30th April to 11th May, reported Defense News. The other three exercises, Red Flag-Alaska 18-2, 18-3 and 19-1 are scheduled for June 11 - 22, 2018,…

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