On March 27, the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) awarded Raytheon [RTN] and L3Harris [LHX] $500 million each to develop protected tactical waveform capable modems for the next generation Protected Tactical Satcom (PTS), but the applicable wave forms are largely DoD, not commercial, ...

The Air Force and Boeing [BA] announced April 2 that they have agreed upon a solution to fix the remote vision system on the KC-46A Pegasus, in the hopes of resolving one of the tanker program’s most critical deficiencies. The agreement, which was signed Thursday and first reported by Defense ...

The Air Force is ready to begin procuring new attritable aircraft at higher volumes under its “Skyborg” test and experimentation program, the service’s top acquisition official said March 27. Since early 2019, the service has been performing tests and evaluations with a Kratos [KTOS]-made ...