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15 Jan 2021

US Air Force F-35s, B-2s demonstrate seamless interoperability

Ten F-35A Lightning II fighter jets from the 63rd Fighter Squadron “Panthers” participated in a joint capstone training mission with two B-2 Spiri...
14 Jan 2021
DARPA’s operational fires ground-launched hypersonics enters new phase
DARPA’s Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing a ground-launched intermediate-range hypersonic weapons system in partnership with...
14 Jan 2021
Lockheed Martin awards F-35 subcontract to Northrop Grumman
The primes are set to work collaboratively to bolster the capability of the US Air Force’s F-35 fleet. ...
13 Jan 2021
Northrop Grumman downselected for F-16 program
The prime has been tasked with supporting the development of electronic warfare capability for the US Air Force’s F-16 fleet. ...
12 Jan 2021
UK F-35Bs to get enhanced strike capability
The UK Royal Navy has signed a £550 million contract for new surface-attack missiles will secure hundreds of UK jobs and provide unrivalled lethality...
11 Jan 2021
Bumper year for F-35 program
Despite the national and international turmoil of COVID-19, 2020 was a gangbuster year for the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter enterprise, delivering...
11 Jan 2021
BAE Systems secures 10th USAF sustainment and obsolescence management contract
The US Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a five-year, US$66.6m contract to provide Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) su...
11 Jan 2021
US Air Force lab demonstrates first collaborative weapon technologies
The Air Force Golden Horde Vanguard program completed the first Air Force flight demonstration of collaborative weapons using technology developed by ...
8 Jan 2021
Pentagon, Lockheed sign $1.28bn F-35 sustainment contract
The F-35 Joint Program Office has awarded the Lockheed Martin industry team a $1.28 billion Undefinitised Contract Action (UCA) to support operation...
5 Jan 2021
US Air Force launches Exercise Black Flag to prepare for future fight
General Mark Kelly has signed Commander of Air Combat Command (COMACC) Plan 21 effectively formalising the 53rd Wing’s Large Force Test Events into...

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