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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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USAF Awards Boeing Potential $254M F-15 Aircraft Fatigue Testing IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $254.2 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity contract to test, repair and analyze the aircraft test articles for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C and F-15E jets. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will perform the testing part of the contract on tasks meant to help the military branch evaluate …

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$3.6B Apache Helicopter Sale to Korea Proposed; Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop JV Primes

The Republic of Korea has requested the purchase of 36 Apache helicopters worth $3.6 billion under the Foreign Military Sales program, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Tuesday. DSCA said it had notified Congress of the possible sale with the government of Korea for AH-64D Apache Longbow Block III Attack …

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Boeing To Develop DARPA Satellite Launch System; Steve Johnston Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will evaluate small satellite launch systems technologies for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the company announced Thursday. Work under the 18-month, $4.5 million Airborne Launch Assist Space Access contract will include developing methods to routinely deploy small satellites under tight budgets. The company’s goals are to …

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Australia Seeking $1.7B Boeing Super Hornet Upgrade

Australia has requested to purchase modification kits for 12 Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built aircraft under a $1.7 billion deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced Tuesday. DSCA said the proposed foreign military sale would include modification kits for 12 F/A-18F Super Hornet jets including parts, training and logistics support and equipment. …

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AF Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan Updates Boeing $51B Tanker Progress

Boeing is develop a new refueling tanker for the Air Force under a $51.7 billion program. In February 2011, the Chicago-based aerospace and defense firm won the program over EADS to build tankers that will replace the Air Force’s 49-year-old KC-135 refueling planes. Major Gen. Christopher Bogdan, the Air Force’s …

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Boeing Wins $83M For Avenger Air Defense Support

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has won $83, 063, 950 from the U.S. Army to provide Avenger weapon system support and engineering services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The Avenger air defense system provides mobile, short-range air defense protection for ground units against cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, low-flying fixed-wing aircraft, …

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Boeing Wins $658M For Army Apaches

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BAH) won two U.S. Army contracts totaling $658, 148, 090 to provide the branch with helicopters, the Defense Department announced Friday. The first award, worth $486, 370, 418, includes the low rate initial production of AH-64D block three and related support services. Under the second $171, 777, 672 …

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Boeing Wins $98M Air Force Threat Response Program Support Contract

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has won a potential $98.8 million U.S. Air Force contract to support a quick reaction capability program, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The company will help the Air Force redesign responses to threats response under the Massive Ordnance Penetrator program. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will …

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Boeing Delivers Final F-15 Aircraft to South Korea; Roger Besancenez comments

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has delivered the final two F-15 planes to South Korea under a five-year contract, the company announced Tuesday. The Chicago-based aerospace and defense company won a multi-billion contract in June 2002 to provide 40 of the Slam Eagle planes for the country’s Next Fighter II program. South …

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