Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday announced nine
new members of its main outreach board to the technology community,
including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and celebrity astrophysicist Neil
An Air National Guard F-16 unit has successfully
released eight Lockheed Martin Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds
(ELGTR) during flight evaluations at the Barry M. Goldwater Ranges in
Arizona, the company announced Tuesday.
The Defense Department on Tuesday opened the second
office of its technology “startup”—the Defense Innovation Unit
Experimental—in Boston to increase outreach between the Pentagon and the
Commanders of operational F-22 Raptor wings and leaders
of the emerging F-35A Lightning II units met at JB Langley-Eustis, Va.,
to discuss joint training, maintenance, manpower, and strategies to
help integrate the F-35s into the joint team.
The Navy awarded Boeing a $12.05 million contract Monday to start work on engineering needed to configure F/A-18E/F aircraft to perform as the Blue Angels aerial demonstration team.
Lockheed Martin and Korean Aerospace Industries said
the second T-50A aircraft configured for the Air Force’s T-X competition
for a new pilot trainer has completed its initial test flight at KAI’s
airfield in Sacheon, South Korea.
US airmen needed to prioritize which areas of the base
received power during the outage earlier this month at Incirlik AB,
Turkey, forcing airmen to sleep on cots in their work places.
US allies in Eastern Europe are growing increasingly concerned about “snap exercises” by Russia and are pushing for the US to make increased funding to work alongside them permanent, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said.
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