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Navy Awards Boeing $4B F/A-18 Block III Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $4.04B contract modification to provide 78 F/A-18 Super Hornet jets with Block III configuration to the U.S. Navy. The Department of Defense said Wednesday the contract will fund the full-rate production of 61 F/A-18Es and 17 F/A-18Fs for fiscal year 2018 through fiscal …

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Boeing to Update Super Hornet IR Sensor Under Potential $152M Navy Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $152.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to update a sensor technology designed to help F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots locate targets at a long distance. The company will design, develop, integrate and test the Block II Infrared Search and Track system as part of an engineering change phase, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Boeing Gets $862M Super Hornet Full-Rate Production Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $862.2 million contract modification to fund the full rate production of lot 42 Super Hornet multirole aircraft. Boeing will produce 15 units of the F/A-18E variant and and 3 of the F/A-18F variant for the service branch under the modified …

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General Dynamics Unit Secures Work for Aircraft Computer System Repairs, Replacement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will perform repairs on the computer systems onboard the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and AV-8B Harrier II aircraft under a potential $36.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday General Dynamics Mission Systems will replace, …

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Boeing to Work With Navy to Address Physiological Episodes on F/A-18, EA-18G Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $19.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy for support in efforts to study and address physiological episodes associated with F/A-18A-F and EA-18G Growler aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers research and development, testing, inspections and modifications to be …

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Navy Awards Boeing $1.1B Contract to Develop Kuwait’s Super Hornet Baseline Configuration

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to support the development of a baseline configuration needed to produce and deliver 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F aircraft for Kuwait. The company will also provide long-lead radar warning receivers and aircraft weaponry equipment under the foreign military sales contract, …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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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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Navy Seeks Proposals From 4 Companies for Future Carrier-Based Aerial Refueling Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are potential bidders on the U.S. Navy‘s procurement program for a carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. USNI News reported Tuesday the Navy sent a request for proposals …

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