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2014-09-15 16:21:22

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F135 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, celebrated another significant milestone - qualification for F135 engine testing at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex (OC-ALC). OC-ALC - which in addition to engine testing is also qualified to perform maintenance and repair work on F135...

2014-09-10 23:07:04

U.S. Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (Retired), Balan Ayyar, joins Sevatec as Chief Operating Officer Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today the appointment of USAF Brigadier General (Retired) Balan Ayyar as Sevatec’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). With Sevatec’s recent promotion of Burke Cox from COO to President, Balan will focus on ensuring Sevatec’s continued operational capability to achieve our federal clients’ mission...

2014-08-22 08:20:45

Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage. During this test mission, an F-16 aircraft fired an HCSM, AGM-88F, against an emitter located outside of a zone of exclusion, which...

2014-08-07 23:01:00

Air Force General, Best-selling Novelist to Address 700-plus Fellow CAP members at National Conference Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 More than 700 Civil Air Patrol members are headed to the Tropicana Las Vegas next week for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s 2014 National Conference. In The Entertainment Capital of the World, CAP members will focus on two high-profile volunteer celebrities of their own – U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin and...

2014-08-06 12:21:27

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it will provide logistics support to the U.S. Air Force's Halvorsen 25K Aircraft Cargo Loaders around the globe. The Air Force awarded DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. a ten-year IDIQ contract valued at more than $175 million for depot-level overhaul, program engineering support and parts management in support of the aircraft cargo loader. The Halvorsen is a highly...

2014-06-26 16:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force's rescue mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract...

2014-06-10 12:21:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A hybrid cloud developed by the Global Combat Support System - Air Force (GCSS-AF) program and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a secure, hosting capability, that when used with other existing services, will lower costs, increase agility and improve service for 800,000 Air Force users. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The GCSS-AF cloud pilot, which concludes in July 2014, strives to provide a hosting...

2014-06-09 12:21:12

SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the U.S. Air Force awarded the prestigious Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award for superior performance in aircraft maintenance and logistics readiness to the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude, long endurance unmanned aircraft program produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Sustainment Excellence Award is named for...

2014-05-28 23:11:59

Ace Computers/Ace Technology Partners just announced that it has taken the lead by launching a new LinkedIn discussion group for those with an interest in the U.S. Air Force’s NETCENTS 2 contract. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Ace Computers/Ace Technology Partners, one of the leading custom computer builders and resellers in the U.S., just announced that it has taken the lead by launching a new LinkedIn discussion group for all those with an interest in the U.S. Air Force’s...

2014-05-20 08:20:55

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS' professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months and two, one-year option terms; all of...


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