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Jun
17
2019

Boeing to Build MH-47G Block II Chinooks for Special Ops

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build next-generation MH-47G Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. The Block II configuration will enhance the Army’s ability to safely carry out the most challenging missions around the world.

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Jun
05
2019

Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

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CHICAGO, -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Robotic Skies, a services provider that connects manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with a global network of more than 170 civil aviation authority-certified repair stations.

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Mar
25
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Mar
20
2019

V-22 OSPREY MARKS THREE DECADES OF TRANSFORMING MILITARY AVIATION

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Fort Worth, Texas – During the thirty years since the V-22 Osprey first flew, the tiltrotor aircraft, built by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA], has fundamentally changed how the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force operate in combat and support humanitarian operations. The V-22 has become one of the most in-demand and reliable aircraft in military service with its unique vertical maneuverability combined with the speed, range and fuel efficiency of a fixed-wing airplane.

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Feb
13
2019

Boeing and Safran Announce New APU Joint Venture Name: Initium Aerospace

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CHICAGO and PARIS, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Safran [EPA: SAF] today announce the name of their 50-50 joint venture to design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units (APUs): Initium Aerospace.

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Feb
04
2019

Boeing receives $39M for finalization of 4 new-build MH-47G helicopters

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Boeing was awarded $39 million for finalization of four new-build MH-47G special operations helicopters.

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Jan
23
2019

Bell Boeing awarded $144 million for V-22 support

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PHILADELPHIA, – The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform. This is an 11-month base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Texas and Pennsylvania for V-22 aircraft belonging to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Jan
23
2019

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight

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MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and will continue testing to advance the safety and reliability of on-demand autonomous air transportation.

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Jan
03
2019

Boeing to Modernize Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 3, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations.

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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Dec
20
2018

Boeing-Leonardo Team Selects FLIR Systems EO/IR Surveillance Sensors for US Strategic Command UH-1N Replacement Contract

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WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been selected by Boeing to provide the FLIR Star SAFIRE 380-HDc EO/IR surveillance sensor for the United States Air Force (USAF) UH-1N replacement contract. The replacement program will replace the current fleet of USAF UH-1N helicopters, which support the service’s nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile bases in Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota. The aircraft will also be used for training, test and operational support airlift missions. The initial contract award to FLIR is for the first four helicopters, with the total contract up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and valued at more than $40 million to FLIR.

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Dec
07
2018

Boeing Forecasts Continued Health and Growth for Aircraft Financing in 2019

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CHICAGO, —Boeing [NYSE: BA] anticipates stable growth and broad, diversified funding will continue to support efficient aircraft financing in the next year.The company’s annual Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook (CAFMO), released today, evaluates and forecasts financing sources for new commercial airplane deliveries in the coming year and the industry’s overall delivery financing requirements for the next five years. The CAFMO also explores trends within major funding sources and their potential impact on the broader market.

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Oct
15
2018

Boeing and Flightdocs Enter Exclusive Partnership

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a multi-year agreement to exclusively market and sell the Flightdocs Enterprise platform, a full-service maintenance, compliance and inventory management solution for the business and general aviation market.

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Oct
02
2018

Boeing Teams with Robotic Skies to Provide Enhanced Commercial Unmanned Aircraft System Services

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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and its subsidiaries Jeppesen and Aviall have joined with Robotic Skies, a leading commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) support services provider, to develop and deliver industry-leading supply chain management and optimization, analytics, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for the commercial and civil UAS markets.

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Sep
25
2018

Boeing MH-139 to Replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey Fleet

Posted by jhadmin

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N “Huey” helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases.

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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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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