The Navy’s fourth Mobile User Objective Systems
(MUOS) satellite, which acts as a “smart phone network in space,” successfully
launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral
AFS, Fla., on Wednesday.
Civil engineers at Little Rock AFB, Ark., are
nearing completion of the first phase of a $117 million runway replacement
project, officials announced.
Lockheed Martin received a $311.4 million
contract for the F-35 program’s Block 3F upgrade—the planned all-up
configuration—which will be performed on Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and
British variants of the Joint Strike Fighter, according to a Sept. 1 contract announcement.
A pair of A-10 Warthogs from the Air Force
Reserve’s 442nd Fighter Wing at Whiteman AFB, Mo., recently touched down at
Lielvarde AB, Latvia, marking the first time A-10s have landed at the former
The Air Force made a final $5.2 million offer to purchase
private land within the Nevada Test and Training Range, which is inhibiting
training and security, officials announced.
NATO announced the activation of six forward
headquarters units across its eastern periphery on Sept. 1, part of its effort
to retool the Alliance’s rapid response capabilities and ensure proper support
for deployments and exercises.
A retired F-15C Eagle was recently trucked from
Tyndall AFB, Fla., to a technical training school where it will be used to
train government-certified civilian airframe and powerplant technicians.
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