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US Emphasizes Focus on “Responsible Behavior” in Space, As Nations Submit Proposals to United Nations

Rather than pursuing an international ban on anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons, the United States is focusing on developing an international consensus on responsible behaviors in outer space, such as activities that […]

Fifth Generation Fighters Vital to Respond to Future Crises in Pacific Theater, Commander Says

Adm. Phil Davidson, the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, told lawmakers this week that fifth generation fighters, such as the Lockheed Martin F-35 and F-22, are vital to respond to future crises […]

US Air Force to End Launch Services Agreements with Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin

On Dec. 31, the U.S. Air Force ended its Launch Services Agreements (LSAs) with Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin and paid out $787.2 million to the companies–$531.7 million to Northrop Grumman and $255.5 million […]

Roper: F-35 Program at an ‘Inflection Point,’ as Air Force Looks to Reduce Flying Hour Cost to Bank for Future Systems

The program for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter, managed by the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland,  is at an “inflection point” in which […]

The Runway to Recovery: Future Proofing Will be Key for Commercial Aviation Progress in 2021

  Commercial aviation has faced major challenges in 2020 due to the near shut-down of international travel in March 2020. Commercial operators and MROs have had to park almost entire […]

US Air Force Considering Possible Autonomous, Stealth Attributes for Future Tanker

The U.S. Air Force continues to study what attributes its future KC-Z tanker should have, as the service tries to resolve six Category 1 deficiencies on its Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tankers–design and […]