As the U.S. Air Force pursues the idea of a new “Century Series” of fighter aircraft, it is promoting a similar effort for satellites in which the service would create a spacecraft bus with common components and processes that can be customized for individual missions
Illinois-based Air USA says it is close to finalizing plans to import F-5E/Fs from an undisclosed country to support the U.S. Air Force’s adversary air training contract.
Collins Aerospace has been selected to deliver up to 3,018 ACES 5 ejection seats over the next decade to replace the escape systems in five different combat aircraft fleets.
The U.S. Air Force will offer more than $500 million in pricing credits for bidders on a B-52 re-engining program that can achieve maximum targets for fuel consumption and unscheduled removal rates, according to a draft request for proposal released on Sept. 6.
Canada will expand its CH-149 Cormorant search-and-rescue helicopter force with at least two more aircraft as the fleet undergoes a midlife update, Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan has announced.
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The U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) and Colorado Springs-based Catalyst Space Accelerator are planning a three-month workshop this fall to explore space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology.