Friday, January 22, 2021

Topic: KC-46

Pentagon: Boeing gets $2,1 billion for additional KC-46 refueling tankers

The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that Boeing has been awarded a $2,1 modification to a previous contract for Lot 7 production KC-46 aircraft. Boeing Co. has...

U.S. Air Force awards contract to Boeing for 12 KC-46A tanker aircraft

The U.S. Department of Defense and Boeing announced on Tuesday an agreement worth about $1.7 billion for 12 KC-46A tanker aircraft, growing the fleet to 79 Pegasus...

U.S. Air Force tests KC-46A defense system

The U.S. Air Force reported last week that Airmen from the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron began testing the capabilities of the Large Aircraft Infrared Counter-Measures system on...

U.S. Air Force evacuates dozens aircraft as Hurricane Isaias approaches

The U.S. Air Force has moved more than dozens of aircraft from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias. Seymour Johnson...

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Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

Kyiv-based startup developing low-cost counter-drone technologies to create an unmanned aircraft system to track a target in flight and plot a kinetic impact. The startup...

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with a woodland green paint scheme appropriate for the Europian region. The dozens of military vehicles were re-painted to...

Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a comment by EXCALIBUR ARMY Marketing Manager Jan Kratky: "Your blog article features unconfirmed and outright...