Boeing Awarded $2.8 billion for KC-46 Production Lots

The Air Force awarded Boeing a $2.8 billion contract modification for the first two low rate initial production lots of the KC-46, totaling 19 aircraft with spare parts, the Pentagon announced Thursday evening. The pre-negotiated deal calls for seven Lot...

A Bad Day at Nellis

An HH-60 helicopter crashed Thursday night at Nellis AFB, Nev. Four crew members received minor injuries and were transported to a local facility for treatment, according to a Nellis release. The crash occurred at 10 p.m. during a training mission...

California ANG Joins Wildfire Fight

The California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing activated two of its C-130Js to join the ongoing wildfire fight in the San Bernardino area, the Pentagon reported Thursday. Each of the aircraft’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System’s “capacity to drop...

GSSAP Satellites Launched from the Cape

The latest two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites launched from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., early Friday aboard a Delta IV rocket, Los Angeles Air Force Base announced. The satellites are the third and fourth in the program, which...

914th Airlift Wing Ends C-130 Run in Qatar

The 914th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls ARS, N.Y., is wrapping up its final airlift rotation to al Udeid AB, Qatar, before it transitions from the C-130 to KC-135 Stratotankers, according to a release. The 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and...

Colorado Guard Returns from Hungary

About 200 airmen and seven F-16s are returning to Colorado from a month-long deployment to Hungary for training and to support Operation Atlantic Resolve. The airmen and aircraft, assigned to the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard stationed...