The U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) is looking to mid-2022 as the first flight for the Northrop Grumman [NOC] B-21 Raider stealth bomber. The Air Force had said that the earliest possible first flight date for the bomber was December 2021, but last Aug. 31 Air Force Maj. Gen Mark ...

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a potentially $3.6 billion operations and sustainment contract for the company’s  Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) on Jan. 21. “This contract provides for research, development, test, and evaluation, integration and ...

Eight days after the U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing [BA] a $1.7 billion contract for 12 KC-46s in Lot Six of the production line, the service on Jan. 20 bought 15 more tankers in Lot Seven for $2.1 billion. The Jan. 20 announcement by DoD said that the Air Force exercised an option for the […] ...