Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the production of acoustic nose arrays for the MK54 lightweight torpedo in support of Navy and foreign military sales requirements. The initial scope is for 428 nose arrays with a potential for as many as 3,000 over the life of the contract. The…
Airmen and Marines assigned to the F-35 Integrated Training Center at the 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., have consistently flown successful training sorties
The Republic of Korea Air Force’s first C-130J Super Hercules took to the skies Aug. 14 for its first flight at the Lockheed Martin production facility in Marietta, Ga. This C-130J (Lockheed Martin aircraft number 5730) is scheduled for a 2014 delivery to the ROKAF, a legacy C-130 operator.
Business Textron Systems eyes rising foreign demand for drones, weapons Textron Systems, a unit of Textron Inc , says strong demand from the Middle East and Asia for unmanned systems, ground vehicles and smart weapons will help expand foreign sales to about half of the division’s total revenues in coming years. Israeli drones over Brazil’s…
Keeping track of 60 aircraft from U.S. and allied partners during a two-week exercise could seem to be an impossible task especially in a training space the size of Florida.
Fly 6,900 miles each way, deploy a cadre of flight and ground crew members along with an international science team for three weeks, and during that time fly three nights per week, 10 hours per flight, all while conducting world-class science.
Several NASA Dryden pilots and photographers who had a central role in the Space Shuttle Endeavour's Tour of California last September shared their stories and images at the center's "Mission 26" hands-on science camp
Hours before the heat rose in the Mojave Desert of Southern California on Aug. 2 the Dream Chaser rolled out of a hangar at dawn as teams prepared to pull the flight vehicle through a series of 60 mph ground tow tests.
NASA’s SOFIA flying observatory flares for landing at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., upon its return from its inaugural three-week southern hemisphere deployment to New Zealand Aug. 2. NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy has returned to its base at the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif., following its inaugural three-week…
News Air Force identifies airman killed in helicopter crash The Air Force has identified an airman killed in a helicopter crash last week as TSgt. Mark A Smith. Smith, of the 33rd Rescue Squadron, was killed when his HH-60G Pave Hawk crashed Aug. 5 in Okinawa, according to a news release from the 18th Wing….