An offer for Turkey to buy Patriot missile defense batteries has officially expired following the delivery of Russian-made S-400 air-to-air defense systems in July, one government official confirmed Aug. 22. The Defense and State Departments had hoped for Ankara to procure the Raytheon [RTN]-made ...

The Air Force has awarded Boeing [BA] a contract worth up to $999 million to re-wing over 100 A-10 ground attack aircraft, per an Aug. 21 announcement. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract provides for up to 112 new A-10 wing assemblies and up to 15 wing kits, allowing for the ...

The Defense Department and the intelligence community have found a solution for an ongoing discussion of how to better incorporate their respective space offices, and plan to merge the National Reconnaissance Office and the forthcoming U.S. Space Command into a new national space defense center, ...