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Japan Orders Two More Boeing KC-46A Tankers

Boeing has been awarded a contract to deliver two additional KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), bringing the total on contract for Japan to six. Boeing delivered the first KC-46A tanker to Japan in October 2021, and a second in February 2022. “The unmatched versatility and …

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Boeing Delivers 20th CH-47F Chinook to the RNLAF

Boeing delivered the 20th CH-47F Chinook to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), concluding the country’s latest fleet update. “Our continuing partnership with the Royal Netherlands Air Force exemplifies the value of a modern and versatile Chinook fleet,” said Ken Eland, vice president and H-47 program manager. “These state-of-the art …

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Boeing selects Collins Aerospace for F-15EX wheels and brakes

Collins Aerospace announces its selection by Boeing to provide boltless wheels and carbon brakes for lots one through three on the F-15EX aircraft in production for the U.S. Air Force. Collins’ equipment replaces the platform’s legacy wheels and brakes on the Boeing production line. Collins has worked closely with the …

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Boeing, Nammo Complete Long-Range Ramjet Artillery Test

Boeing and Norwegian defense and aerospace company Nammo have successfully test-fired a ramjet-powered artillery projectile, further demonstrating the viability of one of the U.S. Army’s modernization priorities – long-range precision fires. During the June 28 test at the Andøya Test Center in Norway, a Boeing Ramjet 155 projectile was fired …

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Boeing Delivers 150th P-8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft 

The newest Boeing P-8 maritime patrol, reconnaissance aircraft took to the skies over Puget Sound bringing the total number of P-8s delivered to 150. The 150th multi-mission P-8 will be operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) One based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. “There are now 150 P-8s …

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SAMI Announces Joint Venture Agreement with Boeing

SAMI group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund and the Kingdom’s national defense localization champion, has announced a preliminary agreement with The Boeing Company (Boeing), the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and provider of aviation services to …

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Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Selects Honeywell Engine to Power DEFIANT X

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing today announced Honeywell as the engine provider for DEFIANT X, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition. With Honeywell providing the HTS7500 turboshaft engine, Team DEFIANT brings unsurpassed Army Aviation experience to revolutionize Army air assault while …

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Boeing Uncrewed Teaming Aircraft Advances Flight Testing

Boeing Australia has expanded its flight-test program of the Boeing Airpower Teaming System, with two aircraft successfully completing separate flight missions at the Woomera Range Complex recently. The first Loyal Wingman aircraft developed with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) demonstrated a range of key characteristics during the test flights …

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