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Boeing delivered all P-8As to U.S. Navy on schedule, on cost in 2014

Posted January 9, 2015 by timchisham

Boeing last month delivered the eighth P-8A Poseidon of 2014, completing all planned deliveries to the U.S. Navy for the year on time and on cost. That airplane, the 21st overall for the program, flew from Seattle to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 8. It joined other P-8As being used to train Navy crews….

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Demand for airplanes lifts Boeing’s 4Q profit

Posted January 30, 2015 by David Koenig

Boeing’s fourth-quarter profit rose 19 percent as demand for commercial airliners trumped weakness in its defense business. Investors looked past a muted outlook for 2015 earnings and sent the shares to a 52-week high Jan. 28. Chicago-based Boeing and European rival Airbus have prospered as airlines around the world have gone on a shopping spree,…

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U.S. Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aircraft flies in to Australia’s Avalon Air Show

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A Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system landed Feb. 21 at the Avalon Airport in Australia for display at the Australian International Air Show.

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Raytheon awarded $122 million US Navy contract for Tomahawk Block IV missiles

Posted March 11, 2015 by

Raytheon has received a contract modification for $122,443,911 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0075) for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the U.S. Navy. This completes the Navy’s planned purchase of 214 Tomahawk Block IV missiles for fiscal year 2015 and continues to build the inventory to support…

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Raytheon begins procuring parts for India’s munitions control unit

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Raytheon has started procuring components required to build the Munitions Control Units for 126 of the Indian Air Force’s Jaguar Darin II attack aircraft. The MCU enables integration of modern weapons on legacy aircraft with minimal to no modifications to aircraft wiring and the flight or stores management software. The MCU’s compact size enables it…

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Navy awards General Dynamics $610 million for construction of destroyer

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The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value…

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Boeing chief pilot: Training must transform to maximize full pilot potential

Posted April 17, 2012 by

Boeing called April 17 on the aviation industry to transform aviation training for the next generation of commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians. At the World Aviation Training Symposium in Orlando, Fla., Mike Carriker, Boeing Test & Evaluation chief pilot for New Airplane Development, focused on training future aviation personnel to their fullest potential to…

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Raytheon to test new multi-mode seeker for Tomahawk cruise missile

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Using company-funded independent research and development investment, Raytheon is preparing for a multi-mode seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile.

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Goodrich first quarter profit falls, plane parts sales rise

Posted April 26, 2012 by

Goodrich Corp., which supplies components for aircraft makers, said April 26 that first-quarter profit fell 4 percent on higher taxes and costs for its sale to United Technologies Corp. Sales of original equipment for large commercial aircraft rose 27 percent, which the company credited to increased airplane production by Boeing and Airbus. It said a…

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Boeing, SWISS finalize order for three additional 777-300ERs

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Boeing, the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines have finalized an order for three additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $990 million at current list prices. This order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, follows SWISS’ 2013 order for six 777-300ERs, and will form the backbone of the Swiss flag-carrier’s long-haul fleet renewal….

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