air armament


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air armament

[′er ′är·mə·mənt]
(ordnance)
All equipment through which a combat aircraft can release destructive power on a target.
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Maj Gen Charles Davis will become the commander, Air Armament Center and the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Weapons at Eglin AFB.
The Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD)--also known as the ADM-160--has gone back to the drawing board at the USAF's Precision Strike System Program Office of the Air Armament Center.
The Air Armament Center (AAC), based at Eglin AFB, Florida, and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at Patuxent River, Maryland, have united into a cooperative program in which AAC is responsible for the contracting activity for all services.
Textron said that under a foreign military sale led by the Eglin Air Force Base Air Armament Centre and the Defense Acquisition Program Administration of South Korea, it expects to begin providing inert integration rounds starting in 2010.
Eidsaune, commander, Air Armament Center and program executive officer, weapons, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla, to director, Air, Space, and Information Operations, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Before that, Masiello was director of contracting for the Air Armament Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
The Air Armament Center at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, selected Northrop Grumman PRB Systems, a unit of the Integrated Systems' Airborne Early Warning and Electronic Warfare (AEW & EW) Systems business area, to develop the PGMPS user interface to provide a common, consistent weapon planning process for all USAF PGMs.
DynCorp Technical Services, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,931,134 contract to provide for aircraft maintenance, munitions, and equipment support, and Air Armament Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence Systems testing from 18 November 2002 through 17 November 2003, in support of Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
The US Air Armament Center (Eglin AFB, FL) has awarded a $19-million contract to Cubic Defense Systems (San Diego, CA) to provide a new air-combat-training system (ACTS) to the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) for F-151 fighter pilot training.
Team Eglin not only has the laboratories here that provide the feeder technology for what we do in this business, but it also houses the AFRL [Air Force Research Laboratory] munitions directorate, the Air Armament Center, and its three wings--all of those entities work together synergistically to provide quick-reaction capability to the joint force.
You can't just strap something on,'' said Jake Swinson, spokesman for the Air Force's Air Armament Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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