Monday, January 17, 2022

Topic: USAF

US Air Force flies surveillance unmanned aircraft over Black Sea

The U.S. Air Force surged MQ-9A Reaper surveillance unmanned aircraft into the Black Sea region to gather intelligence amid Russia is massing troops at the border with...

USAF Special Operations Squadron receives first CV-22 with nacelle improvement modifications

The U.S. Air Force has announced that U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron familiarize themselves with the new nacelle improvement modifications on...

US Air Force battle management plane spotted over Ukraine

The U.S. Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System battlefield management command and control aircraft was spotted over Ukraine on 27 December. Freelance journalist Vladimir Vorobyov...

First US Air Force base in Europe receives fifth-generation stealth fighter

The U.S. Air Force has confirmed that its first base in Europe received the new 9-g capable multirole fighter that combines stealth, sensor fusion, with unprecedented situational...

AAR wins $365 million contract modification for F-16 support

AAR Corp., a provider of global aftermarket aviation services, won a ten-year contract with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to support United States Air Forces...

US Air Force purchase additional Gatling-style cannons

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to supply additional M61A1 gun systems to U.S. Air Force t air forces. The award,...

US Air Force’s first operational unit begins use of new smart bomb

The U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command announced Monday that the first operational unit being used the next-generation smart munition on its fighter jets. The 391st Fighter Squadron...

US RC-135W spy plane flies from UK into Ukrainian air space

A U.S. Air Force RC-135W Rivet Joint aircraft flew from the United Kingdom into Ukrainian air space, according to the global flight tracking service Flightradar24. A U.S....

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