Boeing has delivered the first simulators for ground-based F-22 Raptor aircraft with an immersive, 360-degree visual environment.
The delivery of Advanced Visual System has improved the realism of ground-based F-22 Raptor training center.
Two simulators were installed, each paired with the Constant Resolution Visual System (CRVS), Boeing’s patented display which provides high-resolution imagery for pilots to train with nearly 20/20 acuity.
“Boeing has delivered what are probably the most advanced high definition flight simulators I have experienced, and they are going to let our pilots realize training unlike any they’ve had before”, said Air Force Col. Anthony Genatempo.
“That translates directly into mission readiness”, Genatempo added.
This latest F-22 mission training center delivery is the fourth of five mission training centers ordered by the U.S. Air Force. The fifth will be installed this year. Boeing will upgrade the previously delivered F-22 mission training centers with the CRVS as well.
The F-22 mission training centers also include instructional courseware, software and brief/debrief stations where student pilots can review recordings and data with an instructor.
Boeing and the US Air Force successfully completed the first flight of the KC-46 tanker test program on 28 December. As part of a contract awarded in 2011 to design and develop the Air Forces next-generation tanker aircraft, Boeing is building four test aircraft – two 767-2Cs and two KC-46A Tankers
Boeing announced today that it has delivered the sixth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule, on Nov. 24 to join five others being used by the Indian Navy
Canada has decided to extend the service life of its aging fleet of CF-18 Hornet fighters affecting the prospects of Lockheed Martin and Boeing selling their latest fighters such as the F-35 and F/A-18 in jeopardy. Canada said in September that it would extend the life of its fighters to 2025 from the previous 2020 end-date
Boeing has proven its new anti-jamming communications technology is capable of operating as either a ground-based user terminal or satellite-based networking hub, enabling the military to send and receive secure communications at a significantly lower cost by using existing terminals and satellites. The anti-jam technology uses a protected tactical waveform, which shields signals from interference by adversaries or cyber-terrorists
Boeing and six Danish defense companies signed agreements to jointly pursue a range of business opportunities in defense and aerospace-related manufacturing, maintenance, software and simulation integration, and other areas Friday. The agreements with Danish Aerotech, Falck Schmidt Defence Systems, IFAD, Multicut, Systematic and Terma are key elements of Boeings industrial plan related to its F/A-18 Super Hornet offering to Denmark
The United States will deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe soon to support eastern European members of the NATO alliance. The deployment scheduled to occur “very soon,” was described as part of the “European Reassurance Initiative”
The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded the second phase of a performance-based contract to Boeing, worth $223 million, that reduces combat logistics support costs while enhancing warfighter readiness. Under terms of the contract, Boeing will provide support for 11 different aircraft, according to the companys press release
The Pentagon announced on Wednesday that it had selected Boeing 747-8 to replace the Boeing 747-200 aircraft that serves as Air Force One for the US president. Pentagon has neither specified the number of aircrafts nor when the aircraft will enter service
Boeing announced Sunday that it has won a $29 Million worth contract to supply eight AH64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia. The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew
Symantec has entered in an agreement with Boeings cybersecurity subsidiary, Narus to hire 65 engineers and data scientists and licensing technology after Boeing decided to close down its commercial cybersecurity business. Boeing however, will continue the cybersecurity services for government and defense customers
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