Raytheon contracted for support radar systems of U-2 reconnaissance aircraft – Defence Blog

Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, received a $217 million U.S. Air Force contract for support and sustain the sensor and processor for the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System 2-A, or ASARS-2A. Work will be performed through 2024, according to a company news release. ASARS-2A contains an active electronically scanned array antenna and is […]

Lockheed Martin to increase production of new Joint Air-to-Ground Missiles – Defence Blog

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp will increase the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile production, according to the recent award of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday a $15,5 million modification to the previously awarded contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile, or also know as JAGM, production line for […]

U.S. Army conducted simultaneous intercept multiple threats during flight test – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully conducted simultaneous engagement of two incoming target cruise missiles during a flight test using the Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). Including Sentinel, Patriot and Marine TPS-59 radars and Patriot Advanced Capability-2 (PAC-2) Guidance Enhanced Missile-TBM (GEM-T) interceptors, the test demonstrated successful […]

U.S. Air Force aerial refuelers supports German Typhoon fighter jets – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has released footage showing Airmen from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron with its KC-135 Stratotankers supported German air force Eurofighter Typhoons. German fighter jets received fuel over Germany from a Bloody Hundredth’s KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Dec 4, 2019, […]

U.S. Army seeks new TITAN expeditionary intelligence ground station – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army issued an updated government’s main contracting website notice to industry for technology to develop a new expeditionary intelligence ground station. The Army is issuing a solicitation request to industry to collect information of future mobile intelligence ground station architecture to operate at brigade, division, corps and field Army echelons, in vehicles and […]

U.S. Air Force shows us a day in the life of a Pave Hawk in Dolomites – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ericka Woolever spent 24 hours photographing the daily life of special mission aviators from the 56th Rescue Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy. He demonstrated an ordinary day for HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter pilots, from the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit, at Aviano Air Base, […]

Pentagon reveals reasons why U.S. forces still remain in Syria – Defence Blog

U.S. military revealed principal reasons for why thousand of U.S. service members still remain in Eastern Syria. Army Lt. Gen. Robert White, the commander of Combined Joint Operation Inherent Resolve, said last week in Baghdad explained that U.S. forces are reset and repostured in Eastern Syria and have restarted operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces […]