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Boeing HorizonX invests in Reaction Engines, a UK hypersonic propulsion company

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Boeing has announced its investment in Reaction Engines Limited, a leader in advanced propulsion systems based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Reaction Engines’ technology will contribute to the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles. Reaction Engines is known for its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a hybrid engine blending jet and rocket technology that…

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Strengthening partnerships: Sikorsky’s CH-53K heavy lift helo makes historic first flight in Germany

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin photograph Sikorsky and the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter have reached another historic first. The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, Germany. The aircraft executed a flawless flight around the air base, as the Sikorsky team continues preparation for the…

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Boeing honors suppliers for outstanding performance

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Boeing has named its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create for Boeing as well as its commercial airplanes; services; and defense, space and security customers. Strong performance and close collaboration with these award-winning suppliers in 2017 helped Boeing realize record commercial airplane…

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Lockheed Martin, Cobham team to develop next gen jammer

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin and Cobham are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band competition to replace the U.S. Navy's ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft.

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Boeing, Qatar Airways sign letter of intent for five 777 freighters

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Boeing photograph His Excellency Mr. Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group CEO and Kevin McAllister, president & CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes sign a Memorandum of Understanding for five Boeing 777 Freighters in the presence of the Qatari Minister of Finance and Qatar Airways Chairman His Excellency Mr. Ali Sharif Al Emadi (left) and Sheikh Meshal Bin…

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Raytheon to demonstrate Army mobile intelligence platform

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Raytheon has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to demonstrate the company’s commercially available mobile intelligence platform that will allow soldiers to quickly collect and access information on the battlefield.             This commercial laptop-based platform, called the FoXTEN, may be considered as a future mobile component of the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System. DCGS is…

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Boeing debuts new analytics, MRO capabilities at MRO Americas

Posted April 11, 2018 by

For the first time at the MRO Americas Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., Boeing is announcing five new products and services across its services portfolios, all geared towards continuing enhanced digital transformation and MRO value improvement.

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Boeing announces global fleet care agreements for Singapore Airlines, Scoot

Posted April 11, 2018 by

Boeing has announced that on March 7, 2018, two previously signed integrated Boeing Global Fleet Care agreements for Singapore Airlines’ fleet of 27 777-300ERs (Extended Range) and Scoot’s fleet of 20 787 Dreamliners were transferred to Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd.,, a joint venture between The Boeing Company and SIA Engineering Company. “Boeing’s partnership…

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Lockheed Martin delivers first HC-130J Combat King II to California Air National Guard

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II combat search and rescue tanker to the California Air National Guard April 5 at the company's site in Marietta, Ga.

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General Atomics to provide MQ-9B Protector to United Kingdom

Posted April 9, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. was recently awarded a $81 million Foreign Military Sales contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the United Kingdom MQ-9B Protector unmanned aircraft system program. This contract provides for integration and component level testing for UK specific enhancements to support the MQ-9B Protector program. GA-ASI performed…

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