NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN – An F-35B from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels in flight while transiting the Pacific from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 9, 2017, with its final destination of Iwakuni, Japan. VMFA-121 is the first operational F-35B squadron assigned to the Fleet Marine Force, with its relocation to 1st Marine Aircraft Wing at Iwakuni
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Boeing has been awarded a $250 million contract to upgrade NATO’s fleet of E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, the company announced Wednesday. The avionics upgrades, designed to meet compliance with future aircraft regulations, will go on 13 of the 17 AWACS operated by the alliance. Those modifications will begin in 2016 with a 2018 completion date.French Armée de l'Air E-3s already upgraded to E-3F std.