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Oct
14
2021

Boeing Accredited to Maintain Chinooks for Royal Netherlands Air Force

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 14, 2021 — Boeing [NYSA: BA] recently obtained maintenance accreditation in the Netherlands to provide Chinook phase maintenance, which includes regular scheduled inspections and maintenance, for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) fleet of CH-47D Chinooks. Boeing also has Netherlands accreditation for the AH-64D Apache helicopter.

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Tags: Boeing CH-47D Chinook
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Sep
24
2021

Bell Boeing Begin Nacelle Improvements on Air Force CV-22

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AMARILLO, Texas – The first Air Force CV-22 Osprey designated for nacelle improvement modifications arrived at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center on Sept. 21. The aircraft is part of an ongoing process by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing (NYSE: BA) (together referred to as “Bell Boeing”) to further increase the Osprey’s reliability and maintainability for the Department of Defense (DOD).

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Tags: Air Force Bell Bell Boeing Boeing CV-22 Osprey Textron
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Sep
22
2021

Boeing Selects Australia for Company's First Final Assembly Facility Outside North America

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TOOWOOMBA, Queensland, Sept. 22, 2021 – Boeing [NYSE:BA], in partnership with the Queensland Government, has selected Toowoomba as the preferred site for the company’s first aircraft assembly facility of its kind outside of North America.

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Tags: Boeing Queensland Government Toowoomba
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Sep
21
2021

Boeing Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Chinook First Flight

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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21, 2021 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Chinook operators around the world today celebrated 60 years of Chinook flight as the company builds a new generation of the renowned rotorcraft. The H-47 Chinook’s prototype, known as the YCH-1B, first flew on Sept. 21, 1961. The aircraft took off in Philadelphia, the region where Boeing has built and incrementally improved every version of the Chinook rotorcraft.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook H-47
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Sep
07
2021

Sikorsky-Boeing Delivers Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft Proposal Early to U.S. Army

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 7, 2021 – Today the Sikorsky-Boeing team released the following statement on the early submittal of the proposal for DEFIANT X for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA).

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Sikorsky US Army
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Aug
19
2021

U.S. Navy, Boeing Score Another MQ-25 First with E-2D Refueling

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ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have completed a second carrier-based aircraft unmanned refueling mission with the Boeing-owned MQ-25TM T1 test asset, this time refueling a Navy E-2D Hawkeye command and control aircraft.

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Tags: Boeing E-2D Hawkeye MQ-25 T1 US Navy
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Aug
04
2021

Boeing-Led Team Demonstrates Advanced Manned-unmanned Teaming Concepts for Naval Aviation

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ARLINGTON, Va.,  – A Boeing-led [NYSE: BA] team has demonstrated manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capabilities in a virtual environment using the Navy’s MQ-25TM StingrayTM unmanned aerial refueler, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne command-and-control aircraft and the F/A-18 Super Hornet.

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Tags: Boeing MQ-25TM MUM-T Navy StingrayTM
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Jun
23
2021

Boeing to Boost UK Royal Air Force Chinook Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Special Operations Command awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $578 million Foreign Military Sales contract approved by the U.S. Department of State to deliver 14 extended-range Chinook helicopters to the UK Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Tags: Boeing Chinook RAF Royal Air Force
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Jun
07
2021

Navy, Boeing Make Aviation History with MQ-25 Becoming the First Unmanned Aircraft to Refuel Another Aircraft

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ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2021 - For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft – the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset – to refuel another aircraft.

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Tags: Boeing MQ-25 T1 UAS US Navy
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Apr
20
2021

Boeing Logistics Contract Builds on Decades of Support for Israel Apaches

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TEL AVIV, Israel, April 20, 2021 — Boeing [NYSA: BA] today announced a contract to provide the Israeli Air Force (IAF) with integrated logistics support for Israel’s AH-64A-model and D-model Apache helicopters.

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Tags: AH-64 Apache Boeing IAF Israeli Air Force
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Apr
19
2021

Boeing and Sikorsky Statement on Continuing to Advance DEFIANT X in U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft Program

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – We are excited about our continued partnership with the Army on the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR) program to develop this vital modernization capability. DEFIANT X builds on the handling qualities and transformational capabilities proven in flight tests by our SB>1 DEFIANT technology demonstrator and is already undergoing testing and evaluation in a digital combat environment. The result is an adaptable design that delivers transformational speed, range and unprecedented maneuverability at the X. DEFIANT X will be a critical enabler for full-spectrum convergence of Army and joint operations assets on the multi-domain operational battlefield.

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA
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Mar
25
2021

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Soars Past 600,000 Fleet Flight-hours

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ARLINGTON, Virginia – The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey has logged more than 600,000 flight-hours, providing continuous customer support to maintain mission readiness and transport critical cargo and personnel.

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Tags: Bell Boeing Osprey V-22
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Mar
24
2021

KAMAN COMPOSITES WICHITA ANNOUNCES CONTRACT WITH BOEING

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-Kaman Composites – Wichita, Inc., a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Boeing to manufacture the refueling boom assembly for the MH-47 program. The MH-47 is an inflight refuelable version of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The boom assemblies will support MH-47 new-build production, as well as MH-47 Block II ReNew modifications.

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Tags: Boeing CH-47 Chinook Kaman MH-47
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Mar
02
2021

Three More Loyal Wingman Aircraft to Advance Uncrewed Teaming

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AUSTRALIA, March 2, 2021 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] Australia welcomes the announcement by the Australian government to co-develop a further three Loyal Wingman aircraft to advance the air-teaming vehicle, payloads and associated support and training capabilities.

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Tags: Australia Boeing Loyal Wingman
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Jan
25
2021

Sikorsky-Boeing Team Reveals Advanced Assault Helicopter Designed to Revolutionize U.S. Army Capabilities

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021—Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released details of its advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, training and sustainment, it will revolutionize the way the Army meets threats in 2035 and beyond.

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Dec
23
2020

Boeing Marks 35 Years of Field Reps with U.S. Army Apaches, Looks Forward to Another Five

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.,  — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] latest contract from the U.S. Army continues to build on a legacy of customer field support for the Army’s AH-64 Apache. Under the projected five-year, $83.3 million max indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity agreement, 15 Boeing field service representatives will be dedicated to the U.S. Army’s Apache fleet.

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Tags: AH-64 Apache Boeing US Army
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Dec
21
2020

Boeing Uncrewed Loyal Wingman Conducts First High-Speed Taxi Test

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AUSTRALIA, Dec. 21, 2020 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have completed the first high-speed taxi test of the Loyal Wingman in preparation for first flight.

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Tags: Boeing Loyal Wingman RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
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Dec
11
2020

Boeing’s Autonomous MQ-25 Completes First Test Flight with Aerial Refueling Store

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ST. LOUIS, – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy have for the first time flown the MQ-25 T1 test asset with an aerial refueling store (ARS), a significant milestone informing development of the unmanned aerial refueler.

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Tags: ARS Boeing MQ-25 T1 US Navy
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Dec
02
2020

Boeing Completes Ground-breaking Autonomous Teaming Flights

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AUSTRALIA, Dec 2, 2020 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] recently completed flight tests with five high-performance surrogate jets operating autonomously in a team at the new Queensland Flight Test Range in Cloncurry, Australia.

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Tags: Boeing
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Oct
22
2020

Boeing’s Australian Unmanned Aircraft Completes First Taxi

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AUSTRALIA, October 22, 2020 – The Boeing Loyal Wingman aircraft being developed with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) recently moved under its own power for the first time, a key milestone for the aircraft that’s expected to make its first flight this year.

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Tags: Boeing RAAF Royal Australian Air Force Unmanned
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Oct
05
2020

Queensland to Assemble Boeing’s First Australian-designed, developed Unmanned Aircraft

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AUSTRALIA, Oct. 5, 2020 — Queensland is poised to take another bold step in aerospace and advanced manufacturing with an historic opportunity to be the final production home for unmanned defence aircraft – the first military aircraft to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years.

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Tags: Boeing
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Sep
18
2020

Boeing, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Partner to Service H-47 Chinook Engines

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BERLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Honeywell Aerospace and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. have reached an agreement to provide in-service support of the T-55 engine should the government of Germany select the H-47 Chinook for its Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH) heavy-lift helicopter requirement.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook H-47 Honeywell Rolls-Royce
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