Boeing and the US Air Force are preparing to upgrade the KC-46 Pegasus tanker for autonomous refueling capability. “The Air Force and Boeing will make the KC-46 synonymous with aerial refueling excellence
The US Navy has placed an order for three additional MQ-25 Stingray aerial refueling drones from Boeing. “The US Navy has awarded Boeing a contract modification for three additional MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft Boeing is manufacturing to seven,” Boeing announced Thursday
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $512,004,418 firm-fixed-price contract for F-16 Block 70 production for the Republic of Bulgaria. This contract value includes $4,185,516 of pre-priced options
General Atomics has completed the first flight of the production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) meant for the UKs Royal Air Force (RAF) on March 30 “With first flight of the production-representative aircraft, we remain on schedule for delivering MQ-9B Protector to the RAF,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI....
Boeing subsidiary, Insitu is awarded $7 million contract to support ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract procures field service representatives and instructors to provide technical services, training, and program management needed to sustain and support ScanEagle operations, a US DoD release said Tuesday
Northrop Grumman has won a $404 million deal to build two E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft for the US Navy. “Northrop Grumman is awarded $404 million modification contract for non-recurring engineering and software support activities as well as product support for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) full rate production (FRP)
Turkish defense electronics firm, Aselsan has developed an identification of friend or foe (IFF) system for the Turkish Air Forces F-16 jets and other platforms. The Presidency of Defense Industries and Aselsan signed a contract in 2018 to meet the needs of air and navy commands, for the development of IFF Mode 5/S transponder (transmitter-responder), short-medium range interrogator, long-range interrogator, combined interrogator-transponder systems, and also for their mass production, and combination with other platforms
The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin $23 million to integrate Belgium into the F-35 Lightning II program. “Lockheed Martin is awarded a $22
In one of the biggest single contracts for the F-35 jets, Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $4,708,927,970 contract to manufacture 78 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) combat aircraft. The contract includes 48 F-35A combat aircraft for the US Air Force, 14 F-35B combat aircraft for the Marine Corps, 16 F-35C fighter aircraft for the US Navy
Mass production of PD-14 engines for the MC-21 aircraft has begun signaling a major acceleration of the Russian project to product a medium-haul airliner to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. “In January 2020, the first engine products for installation on the latest Russian aircraft MS-21 were already delivered to the Irkutsk aircraft plant,” Oleg Yevtushenko, executive director of Rostec, the parent company of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) told RIA Novosti Monday
General Atomics has installed Predator Mission Trainer (PMT) designed by CAE to train the operators of MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), in Grand Forks, North Dakota. "General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc
The Pentagon has awarded General Electric a contract valued $215 million to provide 48 F/A-18 engines.