Daily Report

April 12, 2017

Coalition: Operation to Liberate Raqqa Coming

US-backed fighters are closing in on the ISIS-held city of Raqqa, Syria, and the operation to retake the city is coming, a spokesman for the US-led coalition said Tuesday. Air Force Col. John Dorrian, spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation...

Lockheed Gets $373 Million for F-35 Contract Adjustment

Lockheed Martin on Monday received an approximately $373 million modification to the previous F-35 low-rate initial production contract to cover deficiencies for non-US operators. The contract modification, awarded by the US Navy, does not specify the deficiencies, and says work...

Lockheed to Host Multi-Domain Command and Control Exercise

Lockheed Martin will host a three-day, multi-domain command and control exercise at its Suffolk, Va., Center for Innovation. The event comes in response to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein’s call to develop new forms of MDC2 that...

Clarification

An entry in the April 10 Daily Report included unclear statements related to Air Force space acquisitions. In relation to the rapid acquisition authorities of the Operationally Responsive Space office, Gen. Jay Raymond has directed Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, commander...