The U.S. Air Force on Sept. 24 awarded Rolls Royce a contract worth potentially $2.6 billion through fiscal 2038 for the re-engining of the Boeing [BA] B-52 bomber with the F130 engine, based on Rolls Royce’s commercial BR725 carried on Gulfstream [GD] G650 business jets. The first re-engined ...

Air Force leaders on Monday talked about the need for the service’s capabilities to change and adapt in the face of a modernizing China, especially the need to spend money more efficiently.  Speaking during a panel discussion Monday during the Air Force Association’s 2021 Air, Space and Cyber ...

The Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin [LMT] a $2.014 billion contract definition award on Sept. 13 to provide logistics support for domestic and international customers of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. This award specifically covers ground maintenance activities, action request resolution, ...

The Defense Department’s Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO) tested counter-small unmanned aircraft systems (C-sUAS) from Aurora Flight Sciences, ELTA North America, and XTEND during its first semi-annual demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the JCO ...