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ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24, 2011 The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to build the next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft that will replace 179 of the service’s 400 KC-135 tankers.
Although not even half of Boeing’s revenues are made up from military sales, it is still number two on the list of the biggest defence companies.
WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—ThanksUSA and The Boeing Company announced today they will award $25,000 in college scholarships to students who have applied for financial support through ThanksUSA. A total of eight Boeing/ThanksUSA awards will be donated,...
Boeing and Saab AB are joining forces to develop and build a new advanced, cost-efficient T-X Family of Systems training solution for the upcoming competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging T-38 aircrew training system. Boeing will act as the prime contractor a...
Representatives from Boeing will be making their way to Airborne ISR & C2 Battle Management conference in London, UK, to highlight the value of the company’s new maritime ISR aircraft currently seeing delivery in the US and India.
Earlier this week Boeing tested its new generation of missile which, rather than destroying physical targets, flies over its target and remotely destroys all of the electrical equipment and signals in the area using high powered radio waves.
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army has formally canceled part of Boeing Co.'s manned ground systems contract, under which the defense contractor was expected to build combat vehicles better suited for fighting insurgents in places like Afghanistan. The formal decision follows...
Boeing discusses ‘Live, Virtual, Constructive’ project In our second exclusive look into the flight training innovations of Boeing, Rob Lechner, Research & Technology chief engineer of Training Research discusses the company’s ‘live, virtual, constructive’ proje...
The Royal Navy has invested in its unmanned maritime surveillance capabilities after announcing a £30 million deal for Boeing’s ScanEagle.
Defence IQ will be welcoming to this year’s Military Flight Training conference Mr. Matt Mayer, Boeing’s director of Air Force Programs for the Training Systems and Government Services division of Boeing Global Services & Support. Being responsible for the develop...
As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) become a staple of military arsenals, Boeing is looking to latch onto this growing market segment by converting F-16 fighters into pilotless machines, according to Defense News.
Airbus parent EADS and Boeing are preparing to do battle over the US Air Force’s $50 billion KC-X aerial refuelling tanker contract, after EADS North America notified the US Department of Defense that it will compete for the deal as a prime contractor. EADS was to ha...
The U.S. Air Force’s Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) programme looks set to be landed by Sikorsky after the other contenders for the contract, EADS North America, Boeing and Northrop Grumman, pulled out. The contract, which is worth nearly $7 billion for 112 helicopt...
On a visit to Portsmouth, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced significant government investment in the UK’s defence capabilities in the region, including a major service support contract that will sustain 450 jobs.
The U.S. Air Force has conducted a test with an unmanned hypersonic jet that has been designed to reach speeds up to Mach 6.
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