Given that Boeing‘s [BA] fixed-price contract for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker is more than a decade-old, the U.S. Air Force will almost assuredly not alter the arrangement to cost-plus, but the service is looking to apply lessons learned from the contract to future ones. Last month, Boeing said ...

The U.S. Air Force and BAE Systems have moved the electronic warfare (EW) system of the EC-130H Compass Call onto what is to be the Air Force’s next generation EW plane, the BAE Systems’ EC-37B, the company said this week. The Air Force “has collaborated with BAE Systems to ...

The U.S. Air Force’s fiscal 2022 budget requested the buy of 91 manned aircraft, yet a new Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report suggests that the service will need to ramp up its buy of inexpensive drones and realize significant cost savings in existing and future ...

Among the U.S. Air Force’s top modernization priorities will be the integration of autonomous systems to counter high-tech potential adversaries, China and Russia, Air Force Under Secretary Gina Ortiz Jones said on Nov. 30. “Certainly, there are lots of opportunities when it comes to ...