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  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Boeing today confirmed that the new 787-9 Dreamliner and the P-8A Poseidon will participate for the first time in flying displays at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs July 14-20. This year’s airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing’s participation at Farnborough.   The 787-9 – flight test airplane ZB001 — will be on static […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The second Boeing P-8I aircraft for the Indian Navy completed its initial flight on July 12, taking off from Renton Field at 3:29 p.m. and landing two hours and 14 minutes later at Boeing Field in Seattle. The P-8I, a derivative of the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 commercial airplane, is the second of eight long-range maritime […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy awarded Boeing a three-year contract earlier this month to continue support of the Indian Navy’s fleet of P-8I maritime patrol aircraft. In addition to field and logistics service representatives, the contract includes engineering, support and planning. The scope will also include robust material support, including a 737-based component services program, which will […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Industry news

    The Boeing Company has received a Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the Republic of Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) to ensure the long-term, affordable sustainment of the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) fleet of F-15K fighter jets. The five-year contract, valued at approximately US$300 million, also brings new opportunities to local industry. […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Industry news

    Boeing has delivered the 13th production P-8A Poseidon ahead of schedule to the U.S. Navy, marking a perfect on-time record for the year. The aircraft’s arrival at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., on Dec. 4 follows the Navy’s announcement of initial operational capability and first P-8A deployment last week. The versatile maritime patrol aircraft, based […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Image, Video: Boeing American multinational aerospace company Boeing has introduced their latest unmanned, undersea vehicle (UUV), the Echo Voyager. The company said the drone submarine is able to operate autonomously for months at a time thanks to a hybrid rechargeable power system and modular payload bay. According to Boeing, the 51-foot-long vehicle is not only autonomous while underway, […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington has received an order of around $2.5 billion to deliver another 20 aircraft to the U.S. Navy and the Government of Australia. The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command has awarded the American manufacturer of aircraft, rockets and satellites a $2,469,582,995 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing’s extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUVV), the 51 foot (15 meter) long Echo Voyager, has started sea trials off the coast of Southern California, the company announced. Boeing test engineers are checking the vehicle’s communications, autonomy, propulsion, systems integration and the vehicle’s battery operation with a mix of surface swims and shallow dives. Initial […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new precision-guided weapon that Boeing  will provide to the U.S. Navy will fundamentally change anti-submarine warfare by incorporating technologies never before used on an anti-submarine weapon. Through a recently awarded $19.2 million contract, Boeing will design and build the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC). The system will leverage combat-proven technologies from Boeing’s […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Industry news

    Boeing delivered the sixth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy Jan. 31, successfully completing the first group of low-rate initial production aircraft that are dramatically improving the service’s maritime patrol capabilities. The delivery is the final aircraft from a contract awarded in January 2011. Boeing is on schedule to build 24 P-8A maritime […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has acquired autonomous maritime technology developer Liquid Robotics with the aim of growing its “seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities”. “With Liquid Robotics’ innovative technology and Boeing’s leading intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions, we are helping our customers address maritime challenges in ways that make existing platforms smarter, missions safer and operations more efficient,” said Leanne Caret, […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Boeing has been awarded a $29.5 million contract to design and develop a beam control system that could provide exceptional accuracy for laser weapons on U.S. Navy warships. The company will begin to design a prototype High Power Beam Control Subsystem (HP BCSS) that’s compatible with High Energy Lasers (HEL) based on solid-state laser (SSL) technology. […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has delivered the fourth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy on schedule, fulfilling the first half of a contract for eight aircraft.   The aircraft departed from Boeing Field in Seattle and arrived May 21 at Naval Air Station Rajali, where it joined three P-8Is currently undergoing operational evaluation. “This marks an […]

  • 26 March 2012

      The Boeing Co. has been awarded a $7,189,237 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the production of operational test program sets in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft and support equipment spares for the Royal Australian Air Force under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The work will be performed in […]

  • 7 February 2020

    Boeing has given an F/A-18 a new lease on life after delivering the first Super Hornet under the Service Life Modification to the US Navy. The second SLM jet will deliver by the end of the month, and Boeing will deliver the third F/A-18 in April. As explained, the initial Super Hornets delivered from SLM […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing and Huntington Ingalls Industries announced they are joining forces for the design and production of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) for the U.S. Navy’s extra large UUV program. “This partnership provides the Navy a cost-effective, low-risk path to meet the emergent needs that prompted the Navy’s Advanced Undersea Prototyping program,” said Darryl Davis, president, Boeing Phantom Works. […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US State Department has approved the potential sale of six P-8A patrol aircraft to the Republic of Korea under an estimated $2.1 billion contract. South Korea’s decision to pick Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon as its new maritime patrol aircraft was made known in June this year. The P-8A would replace the fleet of P-3C Orion MPAs which entered […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing’s prototyping department Phantom Works has unveiled the first photos of their contender for the US Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned refueling program. This is the first time the company is displaying its unmanned aircraft system (UAS) proposed for refueling US Navy jets operating from aircraft carriers. The US Navy’s MQ-25 project is looking to procure unmanned refueling […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Boeing $60.8 million to finalize work on upgrades for the P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft. The contract will enable Boeing to mature the Increment 3 Block 2 capabilities through preliminary and critical design review. These capabilities include the Minotaur mission system, multi-static active coherent enhancements and wide-band satellite communications. […]

  • 7 June 2011

      Raytheon Company  submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army and Navy’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile competition and responded as a prime contractor. Raytheon is teamed with The Boeing Company  for the JAGM program. Raytheon and Boeing have proven capabilities that were showcased in the JAGM technology demonstration phase. The team enters the competition with an […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Boeing a combined $3.1 billion in contracts for Harpoon and standoff land attack missile expanded response (SLAM ER) weapon systems in support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS). About $2.6 billion of that was contracted on 13 May while the remainder had been previously awarded. “These awards will not only extend […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Research & Development

    Boeing and the US Navy successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueler on September 19, 2019. The MQ-25 test asset, known as T1, completed the autonomous two-hour flight under the direction of Boeing test pilots operating from a ground control station at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois, where […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Boeing a $207.5 million contract to produce 51 Harpoon weapon systems components, and spares for the governments of Egypt, Korea and Brazil. Egypt is getting 20 of the anti-ship missile systems, South Korea 19 and Brazil 12. The countries are acquiring the systems through the U.S. foreign military sales […]

  • 14 June 2011

        The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $408,753,999 ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-C-0019) for the full rate production and delivery of nine fiscal 2011 (LOT 35) F/A-18E aircraft in accordance with the aircraft variation in quantity clause. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Boeing will broaden its support for the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft through a recent order for maintenance simulators, the company said in a release Monday.   The Navy plans to begin using six virtual trainers, one ordnance load trainer and 14 hardware-based devices to train P-8A maintenance personnel at […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Under a newly exercised option for the AN/SLQ-25C system contract, Boeing subsidiary Argon ST will continue to supply U.S. Navy surface ships with countermeasures that lure torpedoes away by mimicking a vessel’s propulsion system. The $8 million option covers production and delivery of eight new AN/SLQ-25C systems – commonly called “Nixie” – under the Navy’s […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Boeing and Liquid Robotics, the market leader in unmanned ocean vehicles, today signed a global, multi-year teaming agreement for collaboration on product development, maritime services and operational deployments.   The initial focus of the collaboration will be to develop total integrated solutions for anti-submarine warfare, maritime domain awareness and other maritime defense applications. “It’s a […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a short distance from Renton Airfield to Boeing Field in Washington State USA, to where the P-8A’s mission systems will be installed as part of project AIR 7000. The $5.4 billion P-8A program will provide Australia’s future manned maritime patrol and […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Industry news

    Boeing will maintain U.S. Navy aircrew training devices for six aircraft types under a new $56 million contract, setting the stage for the company’s expansion into trainer maintenance for militaries worldwide. The five-year contract, which began Dec. 1, involves P-3C, EP-3, P-8A, EA-6B, EA-18G and SH-60B training devices. They are located at Naval Air Station […]