Tag Archives: maritime patrol aircraft

Boeing, AAR, StandardAero Get $413M in US, FMS Contract Modifications for P-8A Aircraft Support Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA), StandardAero and AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR) have secured one-year contract modifications worth  $412.9M combined to continue providing support services for P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes of the U.S. Navy, Australia and other foreign military customers.

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Boeing to Manufacture P-8A Wideband Satcom Kits Under $94M Navy Delivery Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a five-year, $93.6M delivery order to produce, test and install eight wideband satellite communication kits in the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft fleet. The company will also support the integration and qualification of the satcom kits under the cost-plus-fixed-fee order, the Department of Defense said …

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Boeing Lands $2.4B Contract Modification for Lot 10 P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft Production

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.46B contract modification to manufacture and deliver 19 lot 10 P-8A maritime patrol aircraft units to the U.S. Navy as well as Norway and the U.K. under the foreign military sales program. The company will also implement a 4 SilverBlock engineering change proposal for the …

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Boeing Gets $2B Navy Modification on P-8A Aircraft, Parts Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.2 billion contract modification to build 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft as well as associated long lead parts for the U.S. Navy, foreign military sales customers and cooperative agreement partners. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also covers unknown obsolescence, class I change assessment, …

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Navy Awards Boeing $69M Task Order for P-8A System Upgrade Work

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $68.7 million task order to research, develop, integrate and test Increment 3 Block 2 updates of the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The company will help the service branch update and sustain P-8A acoustics system, subsystems and software as well as provide technical …

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UK Govt Unveils New Boeing Defense Purchases, Aerospace R&D Partnership Pacts

The U.K. government and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have announced a set of defense-related pacts that cover sales of maritime patrol aircraft and attack helicopters to the country’s military, added research-and-development spending and initiatives to create new aerospace jobs in Britain. In a series of statements Monday, the U.K.’s defense ministry said it will …

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State Dept Clears $3B Poseidon Aircraft, Equipment Sale to U.K.

The State Department has cleared a potential $3.2 billion foreign military sales agreement for the U.K. to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A maritime surveillance planes and related equipment and support services from the U.S. The U.K. ordered nine Poseidons in an effort to supplement patrol and reconnaissance missions of the British military and …

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Jerry Powlen: Raytheon to Build P-8A Open Architecture for Navy

A Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) consortium has been awarded a $15.5 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design and develop an application-based architecture for the military service’s P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft. The company said Tuesday it will build the ABA to help the branch implement third-party Poseidon mission software apps and …

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The U.K. Interested in Procurement of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

The U.K. defense ministry is considering procurement of maritime patrol aircraft when the department conducts a strategic defense review in 2015, Reuters reported Thursday. Sarah Young and Andrea Shalal write the U.K. military’s need for maritime surveillance aircraft could open up a multi-billion dollar competition among MSA manufacturers. Robin Southwell, Airbus …

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