Key Points Pratt & Whitney filed a bid protest over F-15EX engine procurement The US Air Force wanted to procure GE F110 engines Pratt & Whitney is protesting the US Air Force's (USAF's) intention to sole source General Electric (GE) F110 engines for its Boeing F-15EX Advanced
The General Electric F110-GE-129 engine that the US Air Force wants to power the Boeing F-15EX Advanced Eagle. (General Electric)
CACI International is shopping for companies it could acquire to beef up its electronic warfare (EW) capabilities, according to an official at the US technology firm. While CACI has already expanded its EW portfolio through several past acquisitions, it is looking to make additional purchases
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking innovative launch and recovery concepts for small tactical unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) under the banner of AdvaNced airCraft Infrastructure-Less Launch And RecoverY (ANCILLARY). In a Request for Information (RFI) released on
The Pentagon says 109 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries last month in an Iranian missile strike on an air base in Iraq. In wake of that news, the Department of Veterans Affairs has pioneered a new approach to help these wounded warriors heal and even return some to the battlefield. Senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge reports.
Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support renewed a $2.3 billion H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics contract with Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission System located in Owego, N.Y., Feb. 1.
On February 9, the crew of the U.S. Navy cruiser USS Normandy boarded a dhow at an undisclosed location in the Middle East and discovered a large cache of weapons. The weapons seized include 150 "Dehlavieh" anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), which are Iranian-manufactured copies of Russian Kornet ATGMs. Other weapons components found aboard the dhow were also of Iranian design and manufacture, including three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, Iranian thermal imaging weapon scopes and Iranian components for unmanned aerial and surface vessels, as well as other munitions and advanced weapons parts. According to the Navy, many of these weapons systems are identical to the weapons and weapon components seized by the destroyer USS Forrest Sherman in the Arabian Sea last November. Those weapons were determined to be of Iranian origin and were likely destined for Houthi rebels in Yemen. The UN Security Council has placed a weapons embargo on the Houthi faction; the U.S. and its allies supply weapons to the Saudi ...
The Department of Defense ruling has had the effect of banning the sale of Guaranteed Asset Protection to military members. The American Financial Services Assn. and dealers would like to see it reversed.
Accuracy International (AI) unveiled its new AX MKIII and AX 50 ELR multicalibre sniper rifles at the British Shooting Show, which is being held in Birmingham on 14–16 February. Both rifles have been produced in line with NATO standards based on operational experience and requirements. The
AI's new AX MK III multicalibre sniper rifle. (AI)