The transition team of President-elect Joe Biden has reached out to U.S. Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper about a possible role in the new administration, but Roper is so far planning to leave his position before Inauguration Day on Jan. 20. Roper has been a fierce advocate for retiring ...

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Northrop Grumman [NOC] to finish an electronic warfare (EW) suite for the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-16 fighter fleet under an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement for prototyping, the company said Jan. 11. The service issued the agreement under the New ...

A Lockheed Martin [LMT] U-2 Dragon reconnaissance aircraft used an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm by Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH] in flight on Dec. 15, the company said Jan. 6. The flight came in support of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s U-2 Federal Laboratory at Beale AFB, Calif. The U.S. ...