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Boeing: First T-7A Red Hawk Joined in Record Time

 In one historic moment, the front fuselage of the first Boeing [NYSE: BA]-Saab T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer was joined perfectly with its aft section in less than 30 minutes — a testament to the digital heritage of the U.S. Air Force’s first “eSeries” aircraft and witness to the benefits …

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UK: £1.4 Billion modernized Chinook fleet

The order for the new aircraft signals the commitment made in the recent Defence Command Paper to invest over £85-billion on military equipment over the next four years to reform and renew our Armed Forces. Proven in battle and operated in every major conflict since the Falklands War, the Chinook …

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Boeing Secures Saudi’s $437M Apache Helicopter Deal

Apache AH-64E

The U.S. Army today awarded Boeing a contract worth approximately $437 million for full-rate production of AH-64E Apache helicopters for Saudi Arabia. “The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $436,691,186 modification to contract for full rate production of Apache AH-64E aircraft,” a U.S. DoD release said. Although today’s contract does not mention …

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Boeing receives $79.4M for support for Japanese KC-46A tankers

KC-46A tanker (Boeing)

American plane-maker Boeing has won a sole-source, $79,4 million deal for KC-46A long-lead spares, initial spares and support equipment from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, according to an Apr. 19 Pentagon announcement. The award, an undefinitized modification of a previous contract, provides mission-essential long-lead spares, initial spares, …

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Norway’s First P-8A Aircraft Moves into Assembly

The first P-8A Poseidon fuselage for Norway arrived today at Boeing [NYSA: BA] facilities in Renton, Washington, from Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita, Kansas, marking a major milestone in the production of the first of five Poseidons for the Royal Norwegian Air Force. A derivative of the Boeing 737 Next-Generation commercial …

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Boeing Nets $1.7B for P-8A Poseidon Submarine Hunter

P-8A Poseidon Submarine Hunter

The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $1.6 billion production contract for the next 11 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine aircraft will join the U.S. Navy fleet and two will go to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), a cooperative partner in the P-8A joint program since 2009. The …

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