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Collins Aerospace Secures $493M IDIQ to Sustain USAF Reconnaissance Aircraft Sensors

U-2 ‘Dragon Lady’ high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft

Raytheon Technologies‘ Collins Aerospace business will help the U.S. Air Force maintain electro-optical/infrared sensors of the U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance planes under a potential $493 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Collins Aerospace said Wednesday it received a $66.2 million task order that will cover the first year of support work for the branch’s U-2 aircraft …

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B-52 bomber preparing to fly into 2050

When the United States Air Force (USAF) launched its legendary Boeing-built B-52 bomber in the 1950s, it’s likely no one envisioned that the aircraft would still be flying today – nor that the USAF would decide to continue its operations until at least the 2050s. But that’s the current plan …

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