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Boeing Gets $2.9B Air Force Contract Modification for Fourth KC-46 Tanker Production Lot

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.85B contract modification to produce an additional 18 KC-46 aircraft designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling missions. The company said Monday the lot 4 tanker production contract also covers the provision of two spare engines, five wing refueling pod kits and initial spares. Work will …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Outlines Milestones to Support Planned KC-46 Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said the company is set to deliver the KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft to the U.S. Air Force this year following several program milestones, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Caret, a …

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State Dept OKs Potential $1.4B Lockheed Transport, Tanker Aircraft Sale to Germany

The State Department has approved Germany’s request to procure three Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J-30 military transport aircraft and three KC-130J tanker planes from the U.S. government under a potential $1.4 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed will serve as the prime contractor in the proposed deal that seeks to build up …

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Lockheed Unit Lands $1B Air Force KC-10 Engine Overhaul, Logistics IDIQ

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) commercial engine solutions business, formerly Kelly Aviation Center, has secured a potential nine-year, $1 billion contract to provide engine overhaul and logistics support services for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-10 tanker aircraft. The service branch received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that also covers engine teardown, on-wing support, labor, engine parts …

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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of Boeing KC-46A, Raytheon & Northrop Components to Japan

The State Department has given Japan the go-ahead to purchase the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $1.9 billion foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to procure four KC-46A aerial refueling planes equipped with Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) ALR-69A radar warning receivers and MAGR …

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Boeing Fulfills 1st Refueling Flight Test of KC-46A

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 26, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed the first refueling test of the company-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft with an F-16 jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the tanker offloaded up to 1, 600 pounds of fuel to the jet while flying over Washington state at …

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