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  • Grounding A-10s will save $4.2 billion, decision ‘clear’: USAF general


    ​For months, US Air Force officials have used the adjective “hard” to describe their decision to ground entire fleets of aircraft in respond to budget cuts.


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  • Boeing, Bombardier and Gulfstream attend JSTARS industry day


    ​Airframe suppliers Boeing, Bombardier and Gulfstream were among companies to attend an industry day for businesses...


  • New helmet technology could be used on most USAF aircraft


    ​The US Air Force confirms that its digital helmet-mounted display (DHMD) project seeks to develop technology for use...


  • USAF must modernize at expense of legacy aircraft: USAF general


    Defence spending cuts have left the US Air Force with two options.


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  • Grounding A-10s will save $4.2 billion, decision ‘clear’: USAF general

    News | 23 Apr 2014 18:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​For months, US Air Force officials have used the adjective “hard” to describe their decision to ground entire fleets of aircraft in respond to budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Grounding-A-10s-will-save-42-billion-decision-clear-USAF-general-398508/
  • ANALYSIS: General Atomics targets overseas customers amid declining US military orders

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:51 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The steady hum of a propeller breaks the silence of the hot Mojave Desert as a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) accelerates and climbs into the air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-General-Atomics-targets-overseas-customers-amid-declining-US-military-orders-398401/
  • Boeing, Bombardier and Gulfstream attend JSTARS industry day

    News | 21 Apr 2014 23:27 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Airframe suppliers Boeing, Bombardier and Gulfstream were among companies to attend an industry day for businesses interested in the US Air Force’s next-generation joint surveillance target attack radar system (JSTARS) project.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-Bombardier-and-Gulfstream-attend-JSTARS-industry-day-398403/
  • Amid Congressional pressure, the USAF prepares for an all-unmanned ISR fleet with Global Hawk

    News | 17 Apr 2014 17:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    With the cost of Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk having declined in recent years, the US Air Force has reversed course and says it is now ready to retire its manned Lockheed U-2s in fiscal year 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Amid-Congressional-pressure-the-USAF-prepares-for-an-all-unmanned-ISR-fleet-with-Global-Hawk-398280/
  • New helmet technology could be used on most USAF aircraft

    News | 28 Mar 2014 11:42 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Air Force confirms that its digital helmet-mounted display (DHMD) project seeks to develop technology for use in a variety of aircraft, including tankers, transports and most jet fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-helmet-technology-could-be-used-on-most-USAF-aircraft-397541/
  • USAF must modernize at expense of legacy aircraft: USAF general

    News | 27 Mar 2014 20:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Defence spending cuts have left the US Air Force with two options.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-must-modernize-at-expense-of-legacy-aircraft-USAF-general-397532/