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Boeing Centralizes Defense, Space Development Efforts to Improve Performance

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Boeing is consolidating management of key defense and space development programs into a new organization to enhance its performance on the pre-production development activities that significantly influence its ability to provide customers with the right capabilities at the right time […]


US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

The Navy received the final production P-8A Poseidon aircraft of 2014 on Jan. 8 marking 21 deliveries to fleet operators in Jacksonville, Fla. “Boeing last month delivered the eighth P-8A Poseidon of 2014, completing all planned deliveries to the U.S. […]


Boeing Delivers F-22 Training Center with Advanced Visual System

Boeing Delivers F-22 Training Center with Advanced Visual System

Boeing has improved the realism of ground-based F-22 Raptor training by delivering the first simulators for that aircraft with an immersive, 360-degree visual environment. Two simulators were installed, each paired with the Constant Resolution Visual System (CRVS), Boeing’s patented display […]


Boeing Statement on Silk Way West Commitment for Three 747-8 Freighters

Boeing Statement on Silk Way West Commitment for Three 747-8 Freighters

Boeing and Azerbaijan-based airline Silk Way West announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes. When finalized, the contract will be valued at more than $1.1 billion at current […]


Boeing Completes Successful First Flight In KC-46 Program

Boeing Completes Successful First Flight In KC-46 Program

The KC-46 Pegasus development program completed its first flight of Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) aircraft #1 Dec. 28. EMD #1 is a provisioned 767-2C freighter and the critical building block for the KC-46 missionized aerial refueler. The maiden flight […]


Boeing Laser Demonstrator Destroys Targets through Wind and Fog

Boeing Laser Demonstrator Destroys Targets through Wind and Fog

Boeing and the U.S. Army have proven the capabilities of the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) in maritime conditions, successfully targeting a variety of aerial targets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. “Under windy, rainy and foggy […]


Maiden Flight for Boeing AH-6i Light Helicopter

Maiden Flight for Boeing AH-6i Light Helicopter

Boeing’s AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopter has flown for the first time in its production configuration, moving the program another step closer to full-scale production while continuing to prove the helicopter’s close air support and attack capabilities. Boeing pilots flew the […]


Boeing lifts profit outlook as jetliner demand booms

Boeing lifts profit outlook as jetliner demand booms

US aerospace and defense giant Boeing raised its 2014 profit outlook Wednesday despite a first-quarter profit slide, citing strong demand for its new jetliners. A sharp rise in pension costs from a change in retirement plans offset Boeing’s robust commercial […]


KC-46 Tanker Aircraft: Program on Track, but Upcoming Schedule Remains Challenging

KC-46 Tanker Aircraft: Program on Track, but Upcoming Schedule Remains Challenging

The KC-46 program has made good progress over the past year—acquisition costs have remained relatively stable, the critical design review was successfully completed, the program is on track to meet performance parameters, and the contractor started building development aircraft. As […]


 
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