Defense

June 29, 2016
 

Tech Report: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

Never leave an Airman behind. In this Air Force Tech Report, we look at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as they search far and wide for any remains of service members lost during conflicts to ensure closure is brought to their families.




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Lockheed Martin delivers first HC-130J Combat King II to NY Air National Guard

Lockheed Martin photograph by Todd R. McQueen The first HC-130J Commando II assigned to the N.Y. Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing departs Lockheed Martin’s facility in Marietta, Ga., where all C-130s are built. Lockhe...
 
 

Navy awards contract for multi-year procurement of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a contract for the procurement of 78 F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft; a multi-year procurement of 72 between fiscal years 2019-2021, and six from fiscal year 2018. Navy officials estimate this multi-year model saves a minimum of $395 million on this contract valued at approximately $4 billion. “This multi-year...
 
 

New combat vehicle coating to increase Soldier survivability

Army photograph Woodland tests were conducted in Florida on a Bradley fighting vehicle with a visual camouflage pattern using brown, black and green TALON paint. The ManTech program provided the necessary funding to work with i...