The United States Air Force (USAF) will purchase 18 Boeing F-15X upgraded jets up from 8; and 48 Lockheed Martin F-35 jets down from 54 annually, according to its new five-year defense hardware procurement plan announced Monday. Starting next year, the USAF plans to procure 18 F-15X jets for $7
The joint venture (JV) between Embraer and Boeing will not involve the A-29 Super Tucano turboprop light attack aircraft, Embraer said in a statement Saturday. In Brazil during the last week of February, Embraer's shareholders
Qatar has received the first of 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters. Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah attended the ceremony of the first delivery of AH-64E Guardian helicopters to Qatar Emiri Air Force Friday
Boeing has won a $250 million contract to integrate Long Range Stand-Off (LRSO) Cruise Missile weapon system onto United States Air Forces B-52H subsonic long-range bomber. The contract provides for aircraft and missile carriage equipment development and modification, engineering, testing, software development, training, facilities, and support necessary to fully integrate the LRSO Cruise Missile on the B-52H bomber platform, according to US Department of Defense
Boeing has been developing a flight control software enhancement for the 737 MAX for the past several months and in the aftermath of Lion Air Flight 610 crash “designed to make an already safe aircraft even safer.” This includes updates to the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) flight control law, pilot displays, operation manuals and crew training
Israel is poised to choose between two fighters- Lockheed Martin's F-35 and Boeing's F-15 for its Air Force at a price of $11 billion as a part of its arms procurement plan. The country had on its list to purchase a squadron of combat jets, 5-7 aircraft for airborne refuelling and transportation helicopters to replace the four-decades-old Yasur (Sea Stallion) helicopters using the US defence aid money
Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeings proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform. While we believe the platform complements Boeings existing product range, we are unable to commit to the proposed timetable to ensure we have a sufficiently mature product which supports Boeings ambition for the aircraft and satisfies our own internal requirements for technical maturity at entry into service, the company said in a statement Thursday
Boeing is awarded a $157.7 million contract to procure two operational flight trainers (OFTs), two weapons tactics trainers (WTTs); six brief/debrief stations (BDSs);, to include two OFT BDSs and two WTT BDSs for the government of United Kingdom
Boeing showed a model of its newest Drone, ‘Loyal Wingman, which can collaborate with UAVs and Aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions as part of its ‘Airpower Teaming System concept displayed at the Australian air show currently underway. To be built by Boeing Australia, the drone is meant for export to a wide selection of countries
Embraer's shareholders today approved the proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held at the companys headquarters in Brazil. At the meeting, 96
Canada has received the first two F/A-18 multirole combat fighter jet from the Government of Australia. “Today, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the arrival of the first two interim fighter aircraft, an important milestone and investment in sustaining our current CF-18 Hornet fleet,” Canadian Ministry of Defense said in a statement Sunday
Boeing has been awarded a foreign military sales contract to provide post-production support services for the Qatar Armed Forces Apache helicopter fleet. “The Boeing Co
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