Boeing has won a $5.7 billion post-production contract to prepare the US Air Force’s new fleet of K-46 Pegasus refuelling tanker aircraft for combat capability.
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner. The new KC-46 fleet is planned to replace the US Air Force’s ageing fleet of Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers.
Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be complete by April 28, 2029, the US Department of defense said in a statement Monday.
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
Sikorsky Boeing SB-1 Defiant helicopter completed its first maiden flight at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida site on Thursday. The aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, and Boeing, will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the United States (US) Army's Future Vertical Lift program, the company said in a statement
Boeing has won a $4 billion modification contract from the United States (US) Navy to supply 78 F/A-18 aircraft. This modification provides for the full-rate production and delivery of 78 F/A-18 aircraft, specifically 61 F/A-18E and 17 F/A-18F aircraft for fiscal years 2018 through 2021, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
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
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