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Boeing Secures FAA Registration for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Prototype

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — The Federal Aviation Administration has assigned a registration number to Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the company’s proposed unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy as the future MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based autonomous tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing secured the FAA registration number N234MQ for its T1 drone prototype, which it …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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India to Procure Boeing P-8 Training System, Maintenance Service for $307M

India’s ministry of defense has cleared a proposal to buy a training system for P-8 military aircraft crew and associated maintenance service from Boeing (NYSE: BA) through a potential $307.5 million contract. The Indian government said Thursday Boeing’s P-8 training platform will work to help the country’s navy train and rehearse for complex flight …

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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers. The modification covers the procurement of 6,000 more SDB Increment 1 all-up-rounds under the company’s basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for …

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Aerospace Vet Vivek Lall Named Lockheed Strategy, BD VP

Vivek Lall, a more than two-decade aerospace industry veteran, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president for strategy and business development, Press Trust of India reported Wednesday. Lall previously was chief executive of U.S. and international strategic development at  General Atomics for three years. Before that, he was the president …

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Report: Boeing, Embraer Discussions Raise Questions on Brazilian Firm’s Ownership

Talks of a potential combination between Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Embraer have not addressed questions such as the possibility of a joint venture and control over the Brazil-based aircraft manufacturer, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources told Reuters that a potential JV might not be an effective measure to meet Boeing’s interest …

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Poland Receives Applications From 5 Companies for Fighter Jet Tender Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Fights on Logistics, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Saab have expressed interest to take part in Poland’s tender process for the procurement of new fighter jets by 2025, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday the Polish defense ministry received the …

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Boeing Secures $148M Navy F/A-18 Maintenance, Sustainment Contract Option

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a one-year, $148.5 million contract modification for depot-level maintenance support and sustainment work on F/A-18 A/B/C/D multirole combat jets. The modification exercises an option under a previously awarded contract and includes high flight hour and HFH recurring inspections, modification and liaison engineering services, the …

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Boeing to Start Service Life Modifications on Navy Super Hornet Fleet in April

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will begin to implement updates on the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft in April 2018 at a company facility in Missouri, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal reported Friday the Block III modifications will serve to address issues such as corrosion using predictive analytics, with …

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Boeing Earns FAA Certification for KC-46 Tanker’s 767-2C Configuration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured certification from the Federal Aviation Administration following a series of tests on the 767-2C airframe configuration of the KC-46 tanker aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Amended Type Certification serves to verify the core tanker design’s safety and reliability …

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