Tag Archives: USAF

Boeing Gets $1.7B Air Force Contract Option to Build Additional KC-46 Tankers

KC-46A U.S. Air Force photo

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will manufacture 12 more KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Air Force under a $1.69B contract option. The award for the sixth KC-46 tanker production lot covers licenses, data, subscriptions and a flat file, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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BAE to Help Manage USAF Tech Obsolescence Under $67M Contract; Pete Trainer Quoted

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BAE Systems has secured a potential five-year, $66.6M contract to provide the U.S. Air Force tools and services to manage availability risks for weapon platforms and other systems as part of the branch's Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages program. Pete Trainer, vice president and general manager of Air Force solutions at BAE, said the company will implement a cloud-based predictive analytics technology for the DMSMS program's next iteration.

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GovConWire to Host Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum TODAY at 12pm

Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum

GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. During her address, she will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiative across the Air Force. “IT is the foundation on which we do everything else,” Knausenberger stated.

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Potomac Officers Club to Feature ‘The DoD Journey to 5G’ Panel During Upcoming 5G Summit on Jan. 7th

5G Summit Potomac Officers Club

Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on “The DoD Journey to 5G: Where We Are, Where Do We Need to Be, and What’s Next” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To register for the 5G Summit on January 7th, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Expert Panel to Discuss Future Modernization Initiatives During GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum

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GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature an expert panel that will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiatives across the Air Force. The panel will host  Alka Bhave of Perspecta, as well as Colt Whittall, Nicolas Chaillan and Chad Raduege of the U.S. Air Force. To register for the Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Bechtel-Led Team Awarded $108M Air Force Flight Simulation Facility Support Extension

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An industry team led by Bechtel will continue to help the U.S. Air Force maintain flight simulation test facilities at Arnold AF Base in Tennessee under a $108.3M contract modification. National Aerospace Solutions will support capital improvement, operations and technology development at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tennessee, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Boeing to Continue Air Force Bomber Engineering Services Under $400M Contract Modification

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue to help the U.S. Air Force engineer B-1 and B-52 bomber planes under a two-year, $400M contract modification. The AF Life Cycle Management will obligate $33.9B at the time of award covering recurring and non-recurring engineering services through Dec. 31, 2022, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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