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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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M1 Support Services to Help Maintain Air Force UH-1N Helicopters Under Potential $80M Contract

M1 Support Services has been awarded a $79.6 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to maintain the service branch’s fleet of UH-1N helicopters. The Defense Department said Thursday M1 will also provide UH-1N aircrew flight equipment and weapons maintenance services under the firm-fixed-price contract. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency will obligate $13.3 million in fiscal 2017 …

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Air Force Taps M1 Support Services For $194M T-38 Aircraft Maintenance Contract

M1 Support Services has won a $193.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the operations and maintenance of the Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) T-38 Talon trainer aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract requires M1 to provide support on companion training services for B-2 and U-2 pilots and adversary air assets …

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Raytheon Eyes Joining Alenia, CAE Bid on T-X Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) looking to join Alenia Aermachi and CAE (NYSE: CAE) in their contract bid on a U.S. Air Force plan to replace the military branch’s T-38 training aircraft. Defense News said Friday the defense contractor has been in talks …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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Chris Celtruda: Merex Group Looks to Expand Aircraft Services, Client Reach with Kellstrom Buy

The Merex Group has made a move to expand its legacy aircraft services and make them available to a wider customer base with its acquisition of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace for an undisclosed sum. The two companies expect their combined businesses will generate more than $150 million in total sales for …

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