Program Hubs

View All

Sign Up for a Free Demo!

Program Hubs Update

  • Virgin Galactic receives license for new rocket ship

    After a tough setback in 2014, Virgin Galactic hopes to get one step closer to offering commercial flights into space.

    The company, owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Aabar Investments PSJ, secured operator licenses today from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation for its newest space ship, the VSS Unity, and for the companion rocket, WhiteKnightTwo.

    Read More

  • Air Force, Boeing Get Over Hurdle As KC-46 Refuels C-17

    The Air Force and prime contractor Boeing [BA] on Monday got over one of their final hurdles before a critical program decision when the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker successfully refueled a C-17. An initial refueling attempt with a F-16 earlier this year was successful, but higher than expected axial loads on the boom were detected, […]
    Read More

  • Air Force Grapples With Mission Data File Issues While Approaching F-35 IOC

    The Air Force is trying to figure out how to best share F-35 mission data files with international partners as the service approaches its August-December initial operational capability (IOC) window. Air Forces Central Command chief Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian said Thursday the service wants to be able to have a common operational picture with partners […]
    Read More

  • Boeing Wins $668 Million Contract To Provide Apaches To Qatar

    The U.S. Army awarded Boeing [BA] an undefinitized fixed-price-incentive, foreign military sales (FMS) contract worth nearly $668 million to provide 24 AH-64E Apache helicopters to Qatar, the Army said Tuesday. Other equipment in the sale includes one Longbow crew trainer, ground support equipment, and Thales radios. Work is set to occur in Mesa, Ariz., with […]
    Read More

  • Raytheon, Aerojet Rocketdyne Reach Strategic Sourcing Agreement

    Raytheon [RTN] and Aerojet Rocketdyne [AJRD] have reached a "strategic sourcing agreement" that one Raytheon executive believes, if approved by the Defense Department, could save the military roughly $100 million. Raytheon Missile Systems Supply Chain Management Vice President John Brauneis told Defense Daily Monday the agreement with Aerojet Rocketdyne is a four-year deal that covers […]
    Read More

View More