• Scott AFB modernizes C-21 fleet with avionics upgrades

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base is celebrating 35 years of C-21 operations this year and highlighting this achievement is a major avionics upgrade to the fleet. One by one, Scott’s 10 C-21s are flying to Wichita, Kansas, to receive new avionics and communications suites that will

  • Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Airmen conducted a training flight using the first C-130J with a Block 8.1 upgrade at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 3, 2017.  The Block 8.1 upgrade enhances GPS capabilities, communications systems, updated friend-or-foe identification and allows the