In Pictures: Top Aerospace & Defense Stories, Jul. 14 2022
July 15, 2022
Canada Orders First A330-200s For Tanker-Transport Mission
Canada has ordered two 7-year-old Airbus A330-200 aircraft worth $102 million from a lessor to convert into a new tanker-transport fleet, making them the first two aircraft purchased to replace five A310-derived CC-150 Polaris jets. Credit: DND
Space-based Military Sensor Provider Geost Eyes Expansion Plans
With new leadership and an eager private equity (PE) sponsor, Tucson, Arizona-based Geost, a provider of small-satellite electro-optical and infrared sensors to the U.S. military, is eyeing acquisitions and investment stakes in other companies. Credit: Geost
Former Swiss F-5E/Fs Enter Modification Phase For U.S. Navy
A fleet of 22 former Swiss Air Force Northrop F-5E/F fighters acquired by the U.S. Navy will enter a modification phase to serve as adversary aircraft to train naval and Marine Corps pilots, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) said on July 14. Credit: U.S. Navy
NASA Still Ranked First As Best Federal Agency To Work
HOUSTON—For the 10th year in a row, NASA has been ranked as the best of the large U.S. federal agencies for which to work. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI
Space Force’s Future Architecture Plans Include Allied Input
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USAF Needs To Overhaul How It Works With Allies, Official Says
LONDON—The U.S. Air Force needs to overhaul how it works with allies and partners to build new aircraft and weapons systems while integrating personnel more closely, with the end goal of having a battle plan with allies involved by design at the outset, the service’s boss says. Credit: German Luftwaffe
NASA still ranked first as best federal agency to work, space force’s future architecture plans include allied input, and more. Take a look at these and more in our daily roundup of aerospace & defense news.
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