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Aug
20
2018

Boeing completes autonomous synchronised flight tests in Australia

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BRISBANE, Australia — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has successfully completed the first suite of synchronised unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight tests using new on-board autonomous command and control technology developed by Boeing in Australia.

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Aug
01
2018

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) new mixed-use district in Kendall Square.

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Jul
30
2018

First Boeing Apache, Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

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ARLINGTON, Va., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined for delivery next year.

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Jul
17
2018

Royal Netherlands Air Force Signs Boeing to Apache, Chinook Services Pact

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FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, – Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

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Jul
12
2018

Boeing Receives Contract for Four Special Operations Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Jul
09
2018

Boeing to Showcase the Future of Aerospace at Farnborough International Airshow

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CHICAGO, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its plans to reveal the exciting future of air and space travel at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which takes place July 16-22. From hypersonic travel to the future of autonomous flight to manned space flight, Boeing will visually present the innovations that will revolutionize the way humans travel around the world and into space. Boeing will also highlight its award-winning portfolio of commercial and defense products and its broader services business that offers unmatched lifecycle value. This "One Boeing" approach has produced a strong and steady commercial, defense and services order book this year, as the company continues to compete and win across the full spectrum of its capabilities.

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Jun
28
2018

Boeing Chinook Block II Program Moves to Final Assembly

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27.

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Jun
26
2018

Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in On-Demand Urban Aerial Delivery Startup Matternet

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CHICAGO, June 26, 2018 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Matternet, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based startup pioneering safe, on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery operations in urban environments. Matternet's advanced logistics platform – combined with Boeing's expertise in complex logistics, integration and manufacturing capabilities – will further enable reliable, efficient cargo air transportation.

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Jun
07
2018

Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Software Startup Kittyhawk

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CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Kittyhawk, a San Francisco, Calif.-based company offering a unified approach to the safe operation of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Kittyhawk's technology will support development of a UAS Traffic Management System (UTM) that enables piloted and autonomous air vehicles to safely coexist.

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Apr
25
2018

Boeing, Rohde & Schwarz Sign Agreement to Offer R&S SDAR to H-47 Chinook Customers

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BERLIN, April 25, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Rohde & Schwarz have reached an agreement to offer Rohde & Schwarz’s next-generation software-defined airborne radio (SDAR) into the flight systems of H-47 Chinook helicopters. The R&S SDAR will give operators of the Boeing-built Chinook significant communications capabilities.

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Apr
13
2018

East/West Recognized as a “Supplier of the Year” by Boeing

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RONKONKOMA, NY – East/West Industries, Inc. has been recognized as a Supplier of the Year in the Global Supplier Diversity category by The Boeing Company. East/West was one of just 13 companies honored April 11 for distinguished performance in working with Boeing.

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Apr
03
2018

Boeing Secures Services Contract for Canada's Chinooks

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OTTAWA, Ontario, /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the Canadian government have agreed to an amendment to an existing performance-based logistics (PBL) contract. Under the $313 million fixed-price amendment, Boeing will continue to provide full system logistics, engineering support, supply chain, data analytics and training services to the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fleet of 15 CH-147F Chinooks through 2023.

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Mar
16
2018

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Fortem Technologies, Creator of Radar Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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CHICAGO, - Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft.

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Mar
10
2018

LORD Corporation Wins Biggest Contract In Company’s 94-year History

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CARY, N.C. – LORD Corporation, a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, will develop and manufacture the auto throttle module for Boeing’s 737 MAX. The cockpit control will be designed and produced at LORD Electromechanical Solutions (formerly Fly-by-Wire France) facilities in Saint-Vallier, France and in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Feb
28
2018

Boeing announces global supply chain agreement with CHC Helicopter

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018—Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, today announced it signed a global supply chain management agreement with CHC Helicopter. Under this agreement, Aviall will collaborate with CHC to provide Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) to improve efficiency and streamline supply chain costs for CHC’s global operations.

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Jan
10
2018

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

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CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.

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Dec
19
2017

Boeing Shares Sneak Peek of Aerial Refueler for MQ-25 Competition

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ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] for the first time is showing what it believes is the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) best suited for refueling U.S. Navy jets operating from aircraft carriers.

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Dec
14
2017

Boeing to Modernize Six Netherlands CH-47F Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 14, 2017 – Boeing [NYSA: BA] and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence today signed an agreement that will upgrade six Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Chinook helicopters to the latest F-model configuration, ensuring commonality of systems for their entire fleet of 20 F-model Chinooks. Deliveries of the six modernized Chinooks are planned to begin in 2021.

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Nov
17
2017

Boeing Wins Landmark Deals, Highlights Broad Portfolio at Dubai Airshow

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, – Boeing [NYSE:BA] won large commitments across its twin- and single-aisle commercial airplane families, debuted key capabilities including the CST-100 Starliner docking and KC-46 refueling simulators, and announced services agreements at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.

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Nov
16
2017

V-22 OSPREY FLEET TOPS 400,000 FLIGHT HOURS

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Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing (NYSE: BA), announced today the Bell Boeing V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft, including both CV-22 and MV-22 variants, has surpassed the 400,000-flight hour milestone.

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Nov
15
2017

Boeing Wins Landmark Deals, Highlights Broad Portfolio at Dubai Airshow

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] won large commitments across its twin- and single-aisle commercial airplane families, debuted key capabilities including the CST-100 Starliner docking and KC-46 refueling simulators, and announced services agreements at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.

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Nov
14
2017

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Fleet Tops 400,000 Flight Hours

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. [NYSE: TXT] company announced today the Bell Boeing V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft, including both CV-22 and MV-22 variants, has surpassed the 400,000 flight hour milestone.

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Oct
19
2017

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Unmanned Systems Technology Leader Near Earth Autonomy

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CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced its investment in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based company focused on developing a portfolio of technologies that enable safe and reliable autonomous flight.

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Oct
10
2017

Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

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CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

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Oct
05
2017

Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to Advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities

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CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. Aurora specializes in autonomous systems technologies to enable advanced robotic aircraft for future aerospace applications and vehicles.

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Sep
13
2017

Boeing MH-139 Helicopter Could Save Air Force More Than $1 Billion

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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2017 – The Boeing [NYSE:BA] proposal for its MH-139 helicopter to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging Huey fleet could save more than $1 billion in acquisition costs and lifecycle expenses.

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Aug
30
2017

Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Relief Efforts

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CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the company announced today. The contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Jun
28
2017

Vector Aerospace receives Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Award for Chinook support

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Almondbank, UK - Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its support of the Chinook heavy-lift helicopter. Boeing issues the award annually to recognize top-performing suppliers who share its focus on first-time quality and on-time delivery.

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Jun
20
2017

Boeing Forecasts Growth in Aerospace Services Market

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LE BOURGET, France, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has released a forecast for aerospace services demand, projecting the need for expansive services over the next 10 years, valued at $2.6 trillion dollars.

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Jun
01
2017

Boeing Awards Components Manufacturing Contract to Germany-based COTESA

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BERLIN, June 1, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has awarded Saxony-based COTESA GmbH a five-year contract to manufacture key components for the H-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter. This is the first Boeing contract award to COTESA.

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