The Air Force has tapped Northrop Grumman to provide technical and engineering support personnel to expand USAF’s national air defense force. The five-year, $64 million contract will fund hiring personnel “with appropriate security clearances to provide the Air Force with intelligence collections and analysis,” states a company news releases. According to Northrop, other areas covered by the contract are “operational planning, training, exercise planning and execution, computer systems, network management, security, personnel-management services, civil engineering, logistics management, aircraft maintenance, and supply and civil-support operations expertise.” The Northrop employees will work at McChord AFB, Wash., Rome, N.Y., Salt Lake City, Utah, and Tyndall AFB, Fla.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.