Boeing KC-46 mid-air refueling tanker has completed receiver certification testing with Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. “US Air Force and Boeing complete #KC46 tanker receiver certification testing with stealthy F-35 Lightning II,” the company
The United States has approved the request of Government of Qatar's to purchase 24 AH-64E Apache Attack helicopters, spare parts and related equipment from the United States for $3 billion. The contract includes twenty-four (24) AH-64E Apache Attack helicopters; fifty-two (52) T700-GE-701D engines (2 per aircraft, 4 spares); twenty-six (26) AN/ASQ-170 Modernized Target Acquisition and Designation Sight (MTADS) (1 per aircraft, 2 spares); twenty-six (26) AN/AAQ-11 Modernized Pilot Night Vision Sensors (1 per aircraft, 2 spare); eight (8) AN/APG-78 Fire Control Radars (FCR) with Radar Electronics Unit (LONGBOW component); eight (8) AN/APR-48 Modernized-Radar Frequency Interferometers (MRFI); twenty-nine (29) AN/AAR-57 Common Missile...
The United States Air Force (USAF) recently concluded a test of a laser weapons system that shot down several airborne missiles. The trial took place on 23 April at the White Sands testing area in New Mexico, where the system downed the projectiles using so-called Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD)
The Government of Bahrain has requested to buy $750 million worth weapons to support its fleet of F-16 Block 70/F-16V aircraft from the United States. The contract includes 32 AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM missiles; one (1) AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM guidance section; thirty-two (32) AIM-9X missiles; twenty (20) AGM-84 Block II Harpoon missiles; two (2) ATM-84L-1 Block II Harpoon missiles; forty (40) AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) All-Up-Rounds; fifty (50) AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM); four (4) AGM-88 HARM training missiles; one hundred (100) GBU-39 250 lb Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1) All-Up-Rounds; four hundred (400) MAU-209 C/B Computer Control Groups (GBU-10, -12); eighty (80) MAU-210...
Boeing has offered to set up a new facility for the production of F/A -18 Super Hornet fighters in India along with an option of technology transfer, if the country places a big order for the aircraft. “India-US relationship is uniquely positioned and we are working on setting up a new production facility for building the next generation aircraft in India
Boeing and Lockheed Martin have won separate deals worth over $70 million combined to support Hellfire-missile mounted AH-64 Apache helicopters meant for Saudi Arabia, Pentagon announced Monday. Boeing has been awarded a $39
The prototype of Boeing's MQ-25 unmanned aerial refuelling drone, nearly the size of F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter, has entered the testing phase. The company plans to test fly the MQ-25 Stingray, known as T-1 or "Tail 1," before the end of the year
All Boeing 737 MAX production aircraft will have an activated and operable disagree alert and an optional angle of attack indicator. As the MAX returns to the air after recent software modifications are approved and certified, customers with previously delivered MAX airplanes will have the ability to activate the disagree alert per a service bulletin to airlines, a Boeing statement said Monday
Boeing has won a $127.6 million modification contract for the United States Air Force's B61-12 nuclear bomb life extension program
Boeing has won a $5.7 billion post-production contract to prepare the US Air Forces new fleet of K-46 Pegasus refuelling tanker aircraft for combat capability
Curtiss-Wrights Defense Solutions division announced today it has been awarded a contract by Boeing to supply data technology systems for the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling program. “Our data system solution was selected by Boeing for use on the aircraft carrier-deployed MQ-25 unmanned tanker aircraft,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division
Boeing has won a $65 million contract to supply Small Diameter Bomb Increment I miniature munitions from the United States Air Force (USAF). This contract provides for integration, sustainment and support of the Small Diameter Bomb Increment I miniature munition and carriage system on various Foreign Military Sales aircraft platforms, US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
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