Boeing has won a $23 million contract for testing a high-altitude anti-submarine warfare weapons capability on the P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft.
Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (50 percent); and Seattle, Washington (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2017, the company announced today.
Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $12 million will be obligated at time of award, $2.5 million of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The P-8A has emerged as the Pentagon's leading maritime surveillance and reconnaissance plane and has recently been deployed to spy on Chinese activities in the South China Sea.
Boeing has won a $665 million Australian contract to upgrade ageing mobile communication systems and computer networks. As per the contract, Boeing will design, develop and deliver a modern, digital communications system to support the deployment of operational headquarters and enable access to Defences strategic networks
Boeing has won $1.49 billion contract from the US Navy to build 13 P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and provide parts for 20 other same type aircraft
Boeing has been awarded a US Navy contract worth $235 million for production of 11 P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Aircraft. “The Boeing Co
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Boeing will be displaying two newest military surveillance aircraft at the Dubai Airshow held in November for pushing up international sales. Boeing is bringing P-8 Poseidon, a military version of 737 airliner and the still-in-development Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) is a military modified Bombardier Challenger
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