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Australian Air Force’s Boeing-Built Maritime Surveillance Planes Reach IOC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft has achieved initial operational capability with the Australian air force, whose Number 11 Squadron operates the fleet from its base in South Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The air force said the fleet attained IOC status five months …

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Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), AAR Corp.‘s (NYSE: AIR) aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All three contractors can vie for individual task orders to deliver P-8A support services to the Navy, Australian …

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Boeing Receives Navy Contract Modification for Poseidon Aircraft Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy in support of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under a $24.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers systems engineering technical and critical design review support …

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US, UK & Norway Plan Trilateral Coalition to Operate Boeing-Built Maritime Patrol Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — The U.S. government will work with the governments of Norway and the U.K. to jointly develop guiding principles for the operation of the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Monday that the involved countries will form a …

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Boeing Awarded $488M to Remanufacture Apache Helicopters for UK Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $488.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to remanufacture 38 helicopters for the U.K. army and acquire three crew trainers along with associated spares as part of a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers remanufacturing of 38 AH-64 Apache …

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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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Darren Edwards Rejoins Boeing as Australia Defense Business VP, Managing Director

Darren Edwards, formerly general manager of Salentis‘ operations in Australia and New Zealand, has been named vice president and managing director of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense business unit in Australia. Edwards replaces Ken Shaw, who transitioned to a new role as VP of supply chain for Boeing’s global services business, and will also serve as …

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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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Navy Takes Delivery of 50th Poseidon Aircraft From Boeing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 50th P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy in support of the service branch’s anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Navy said Thursday the company delivered the aircraft to Naval Air Station Jacksonville in …

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Norway Eyes $1.2B Boeing Poseidon Maritime Plane Buy

Norway’s defense ministry looks to purchase five Boeing-developed (NYSE: BA) maritime patrol aircraft worth approximately $1.15 billion for the country’s armed forces. The ministry said Friday it plans to acquire the P-8A Poseidon for efforts to monitor the country’s oceans and offer allied civil and military authorities with a basis for decisions with …

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