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Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Support and maintenance of global C-17 fleet continues through Boeing’s Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program Production continues at 10 C-17s per year for 22 additional new aircraft Boeing’s 2013 financial guidance unchanged Boeing will complete production of the C-17 Globemaster […]


Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter for the Indian Air Force (IAF) departed for India Aug. 20 from the company’s Long Beach facility. It joins the first and second India C-17 airlifters, which arrived in June and July, respectively. […]


Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Delivers 22 JLTV Development Vehicles to U.S. Army and Marines

Lockheed Martin celebrated the delivery of 22 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps under the JLTV program’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. JLTV team members marked the milestone during a ceremony at the Lockheed […]


Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Riggers push supplies out to troops with sling load operations

Intense, excitement and fun are some of the words that begin to describe the way two parachute riggers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Task Force Lifeliner,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), feel as they prepare for sling load operations. Spc. […]


Airbus Military A400M Achieves First Military Standard Acceptance

Airbus Military A400M Achieves First Military Standard Acceptance

Today the Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has received its Type Acceptance at the contractual Initial Operating Clearance (IOC) Standard from OCCAR, the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation, on behalf of the Launch Nations (Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, […]


Australia and Indonesia Sign Memorandum of Sale for C-130H Hercules

Australia and Indonesia Sign Memorandum of Sale for C-130H Hercules

Today in Perth, Indonesian Defence Minister Purnomo and I witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Sale between Australia and Indonesia for five C 130H aircraft and associated equipment. During my visit to Jakarta in April this year, I confirmed […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

Lockheed Martin Delivers First HC-130J to Moody Air Force Base

The first Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II to be assigned to Air Combat Command’s (ACC) 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., was ferried from the company’s Aeronautics facility located here. Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo, Jr., […]


KC-46 Critical Design Review Nearing Completion

KC-46 Critical Design Review Nearing Completion

The Air Force and Boeing successfully conducted the KC-46 critical design review, or CDR, from July 8-10 at the Boeing facility in Mukilteo, Wash. The KC-46 weapon system CDR was the culmination of nine months of component and sub-system design […]


Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Israel Receives First C-130J Super Hercules: ‘Shimshon’

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the State of Israel’s first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony today at its Aeronautics Company’s production facility here. This is first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), […]


 
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