Tag Archives: Royal Australian Air Force

Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s $1.3B Modified Gulfstream Aircraft Purchase Request

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy up to five units of modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft from the U.S. under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Australia seeks to procure Gulfstream G550 planes that have been modified to integrate airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare mission systems as well …

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Boeing Unveils Australia’s First P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has rolled out the first of eight P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft for the Australian Royal Air Force during a ceremony at the company’s delivery hub in Washington state, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The inaugural aircraft is slated for delivery to an RAAF base in Australia in …

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IHS Jane’s: Boeing to Help Maintain Australian F/A-18F, EA-18G Aircraft Under $203M Contract

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has secured a five-year, $203 million contract from Australia to provide a range of sustainment services for the Australian air force’s F/A-18F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft, IHS Jane’s reported Thursday. Jon Grevatt writes the Australian defense department said the contract covers engineering, supply chain management and maintenance services. Raytheon (NYSE:RTN), Northrop …

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Report: U.S. Nears Boeing Super Hornet Sale from Kuwait

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. government closing in on a potential $1 billion worth of orders for Super Hornet strike fighters from Kuwait. Defense News said Washington officials confirmed a near-term sale for up to 40 units of the …

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Boeing Extends P-8A Aircraft Training Support for US Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $118, 148, 562 contract modification to keep training U.S. Navy and Australian air force crews on the P-8A maritime aircraft. The company will supply and install two operational flight trainers, two weapons tactics trainers and upgrades for the training center for the Navy, the Defense …

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Unisys Extends Australian Defense IT Services Contract; Scott Whyman Comments

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide information technology support processes to the Australian defense department under a two-year, $52 million contract extension, ARN reported Thursday. Brian Karlovsky writes the contract covers network security, infrastructure, server and desktop support services to more than 400 locations throughout the country. Scott Whyman, …

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L-3 to Build Super Hornet Simulator Imaging Kits

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) unit has won a $33.2 million contract to install high-definition imaging kits on U.S. Navy aircraft simulators, Military and Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the Naval Air Warfare Center’s training systems division intends for the kits to help guide pilots as they fly …

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