The US Coast Guard recently accepted its HC-144A Ocean Sentry
aircraft platform from EADS. This new medium-range surveillance
maritime patrol platform significantly enhances the mission
execution capability of Coast Guard aircrews.
"Bridge" Funding Keeps Raptor On Life Support Through Early
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill want answers from Pentagon procurement
officer John J. Young, regarding the Defense Department's
authorization of "bridge" funding to keep the F-22 Raptor program
on life support through early next year.
System Designed To Replace Mechanical-Scan Radars In F-16s
Northrop Grumman announced this week it recently conducted the
first successful demonstration flight of the company’s newest
Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) fighter sensor, the
Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR). SABR is being developed as a
significant avionics enhancement for the existing fleet of F-16s
and other fighter aircraft worldwide.