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. It is the first major product of Boeing to be built outside the United States, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
The ATS concept will integrate sensor packages onboard to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and electronic warfare. It uses artificial intelligence to fly independently or in support of manned aircraft while maintaining safe distance between other aircraft and is able to fly more than 2,000 nautical miles, according to the company statement.
The aircraft will complement and extend airborne missions through smart teaming with existing military aircraft.
“The Boeing Airpower Teaming System will provide a disruptive advantage for allied forces’ manned/unmanned missions,” said Kristin Robertson, vice president and general manager of Boeing Autonomous Systems.
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
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
The US Navy has awarded a $17.7 million worth contract to Boeing for procurement of additional two F/A-18E/F twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole fighter aircraft, the Department of defense announced Friday
Boeing is awarded $43 million modification contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. The Orca XLUUV will be an open architecture, reconfigurable Unmanned Undersea Vehicle
Boeing has completed fuselage structural assembly for the first stealth-capable Loyal Wingman drone, and is targeting its first flight for this year. The Loyal Wingman (Boeing Airpower Teaming System) is designed to use artificial intelligence (AI) in teaming with other manned and unmanned platforms
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
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