View from the VIF! The VIF is United Launch Alliance’s “Vertical Integration Facility” and where the Atlas V rocket was located until it rolled to the launch pad for the SBIRS launch. Besides an awesome view, check out this video for some behind-the-scenes facts that will bring the SBIRS program out of the “dark” before launch on January 19.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) other transaction agreements to develop and demonstrate electronic warfare system prototypes for the service branch’s F-16 fighter jets.
Brian Young, a more than two-decade aerospace engineering professional, has been promoted to vice president of space control programs at Chantilly, Va.-based government contractor Centauri.