Archive for March, 2011

Goodrich Wins U-2 Multi-Spectral Sensor Upgrade Contract

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Goodrich Corporation has been awarded a contract to deliver two upgraded Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance Sensors (SYERS) to the United States Air Force (USAF) for use on the U-2 platform. These upgrades, known as SYERS-2A, will enhance the U-2 functionality by adding extra multi-spectral imaging capability to the platform, providing significantly more utility in discerning imagery.

B-1Bs from 28th Bomb Wing flew strikes against Libya

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It has emerged that B-1B bombers from the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base were launched early Sunday to strike targets in Libya.
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Warbirds celebrate RAAF’s 90th birthday

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Sixty warbirds will fly into Point Cook, south-west of Melbourne today to celebrate the 90th birthday of the Royal Australian Air Force.
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Lockheed Martin awarded $789.8 million THAAD production contract

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Lockheed Martin has received a production contract totaling $789.8 million to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency.
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Distance kept F-22 away from action in Libya

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Leaders of the U.S. Air Force told the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee that it was distance that kept the F-22 away from action in Libya.
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