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U.S. Air Force

September 16, 2015

U.S. Air Force Fields MQ-9 Reaper Extended Range

AFA AIR & SPACE, WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2015—General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Predator B/MQ-9 ReaperExtended Range (Reaper ER) RPA fleet has achieved a historic milestone with the first operational fielding of Reaper ER by the

May 27, 2015

Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center Certifies SpaceX for National Security Space Missions

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif., May 26, 2015—Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, Commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space, has announced the certification of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Falcon 9 Launch System for national security space missions. SpaceX is now

April 29, 2015

U.S. Air Force Inaugurates Remote Sensing Systems Directorate

The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center recently activated a new organization called the Remote Sensing Systems Directorate. The directorate integrates the Overhead Persistent Infrared Space Systems and Defense Weather Systems directorates to increase efficiency.

February 12, 2015

Exelis Highlights Solutions for Full Spectrum Dominance and Awareness at 2015 AFA Air Warfare Symposium

CLIFTON, N.J., Feb. 11, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight a range of solutions for U.S. Air Force customers and industry partners at the Air Force Association’s (AFA) 31st Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition, booth 130, Feb. 11-13, in Orlando, Florida. Click to tweet: AFA Air Warfare Symposium 2015: Exelis and the

October 8, 2014

Altamira Technologies Corporation Wins US Air Force $960M ATEP II Award

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 7, 2014—Invertix Corporation, a heritage company to what is now Altamira Technologies Corporation with its 42 small business teammates and 2 large business teammates has been selected as one of 3 awardees of the Advanced Technical Exploitation Program (ATEP) II contract with the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright-Patterson Air

October 3, 2014

US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 – The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT

September 30, 2014

The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Watches the Weather

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014—In the absolute silence of space, a special group of satellites circles our planet in a fast, low earth orbit, their cameras and sensors point toward Earth as they record endless data and images of storm systems and weather patterns moving across the globe below. Back on the ground, hidden in a

September 24, 2014

U.S. Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014—The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models

September 24, 2014

PlanetiQ Team Selected by Air Force to Provide Hosted Payload Solution to U.S. Government

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 19, 2014—Under a new contract with the U.S. Air Force, PlanetiQ LLC will provide an adaptable on-orbit platform for hosting U.S. government payloads as a subcontractor to Millennium Engineering and Integration Company. PlanetiQ, which plans to launch the first commercial constellation of weather and climate satellites, and Millennium are partnering under a