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Boeing Communications System Reaches Milestone

Boeing Defense Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), recently announced a major milestone for its Modernized High Frequency Communications System (MHFCS). The MHFCS has been in service with the Australian Defense Forces (ADF) for 130 days. The MHFCS is a long range, managed, strategic communications …

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Boeing Wins France Aircraft Award

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $324 million Foreign Military Sales contract from the Electronics Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., to upgrade France’s fleet of four E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, as well as the fleet’s ground system. “This upgrade — the largest …

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Boeing Partners with NASA to Develop Critical Technologies

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been selected by NASA to develop “critical technologies and capabilities” for the space agency’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) initiative, offering an opportunity “for the aerospace industry to develop concepts for future crewed space missions.” The Space Act Agreement for the CCDev project is funded and valued …

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Boeing Sets New Best in Apache Production

Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered a record five Apache Longbow Crew Trainers (LCTs) in 2009, with all five have declared “ready for training.” According to Boeing, the U.S. Army accepted two LCT deliveries at Fort Hood, Texas; one in Illesheim, Germany; and one at Fort Drum, N.Y. The Egyptian Air Force …

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Boeing Wins Australian Contract

Boeing has announced it has been awarded a five-year, In-Service Support contract for Project Wedgetail, Australia’s 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) program. The contract from Australia’s “Defence Materiel Organisation” is valued at $600 million. “Establishing a robust support program for the Wedgetail aircraft will help ensure the long-term …

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Boeing Replacement-Wing Set Operation Up and Running

Boeing has announced that it has begun the first phase of assembling A-10 Thunderbolt replacement-wing set at its facility in Macon, Ga. The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing the contract, worth $2 billion, in June 2007 to supply up 242 A-10 replacement-wing sets through 2018. “This is a phenomenal accomplishment …

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Boeing to Invest $100 Million in India Maintenance Unit

Boeing has agreed to supply India’s national airline, Air India, with its first 787 Dreamliner in 2011, and invest $100 million in building a unit to maintain it, its India chief said on Monday. Boeing India President Dinesh Keskar has confirmed that Boeing will supply the first Dreamliner 787 aircraft to …

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Boeing to Partner for Sustainable Energy

Boeing, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Etihad Airways and Honeywell’s UOP have announced an agreement to establish a major research institution and demonstration project in Abu Dhabi dedicated to sustainable energy solutions. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project (SBRP) will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems to support the development …

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AF Picks Up Boeing Option

Boeing has received a $22 million engineering sustainment option to continue supporting the B-52 bomber.  The option comes in conjunction with the $750-million, 10-year Engineering Sustainment Program contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force in 2009. “This is the first option of the ESP contract, which includes a total of …

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Boeing to Support Army Air and Missile Defense

Boeing will support the U.S. Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) with systems design, development and testing services, it announced today.   As part of the Army’s modernization efforts, the system will merge current and future air and missile defense systems into a common battle command …

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