(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Thursday shifted the United States away from a “boundless global war on terror,” restricting deadly U.S. drone strikes abroad and taking steps toward closing the Guantanamo Bay military prison.
In a major policy speech,… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $35 million contract extension for repair and overhaul of T56 engines on US Navy aircraft.
The services contract covers depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine modules to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft,… Continue reading
An internet bandwidth upgrade being rolled out on the E-6B Mercury aircraft, the nation’s airborne strategic command platform, is expanding the jet’s capability to support the nation’s leaders in a crisis.
The Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion (IPBE) upgrade was recently… Continue reading
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 9, 2013 – The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T) wideband communications program has entered a new phase by delivering the first two… Continue reading
Protecting sailors and U.S. Marines from prolific threats is a 24-7 need
BAE Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract to develop an advanced prototype system that detects mines and obstacles in near-shore waters for the U.S. Navy and… Continue reading
JetBlue Airways Corp Chief Executive Dave Barger said on Tuesday that his airline will receive the first U.S.-assembled Airbus jet, which will roll off the assembly line in 2016.
Barger spoke at a groundbreaking for a $600 million factory of… Continue reading
SEATTLE, April 2, 2013 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] handed over the seventh production P-8A Poseidon to the U.S. Navy on schedule March 29, marking the first delivery from the second low-rate initial production contract awarded in November 2011.
The maritime… Continue reading
3/28/2013 – YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (AFNS) — U.S. Strategic Command officials sent two B-2 Spirit bombers for a long-duration, round-trip training mission from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., to South Korea March 28 as part of the ongoing bilateral Foal… Continue reading
MOSCOW, March 23 (RIA Novosti) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree set to extend the U.S.-Russia agreement on cooperation in the use and exploration of outer space till 2020, the government reported on Saturday.
“The agreement extention corresponds… Continue reading
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin are ready to launch the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) spacecraft on Tuesday, March 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force… Continue reading