Friday, January 22, 2021

Topic: tanker

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. Navy tanker-drone take off for the first time with an aerial refueling pod

American plane-maker Boeing has reached a major milestone when its MQ-25 carrier-based tanker drone test article, also known as T1, completed the first test flight with an...

U.S. Air Force deploys KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Czech Republic

The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that it deployed its KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 155th Air Refueling...

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...

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U.S. Air Force seriously discusses F-16 order

Last week, U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a 10-year contract for the maintenance of F-16 fighter aircraft but later some sources reported that...

Russian pilot claims Su-57 fighter jet can beat F-35

Former Russian test pilot Magomed Tolboyev told reporters that Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet (NATO nickname Felon) has more of a likelihood of gaining the...

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...