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Business Jets as Alternative for the E-8C JSTARS

Two industry groups are proposing business aircraft platforms as an alternative for the US Air Force JSTARS replacement. The Air Force is planning to retire the existing Boeing 707-based E-8Cs from 2025-2026 and is expecting to have at least four of the new planes in production by 2023.

Pegasus is airborne!

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force successfully completed the first flight of the KC-46 tanker test program Sunday 28 December 2014. The plane, a Boeing 767-2C, took off from Paine Field, Wash., at 9:29 a.m. (PST) and landed three hours and 32 minutes later at Boeing Field. The 767-2Cs enter flight test as commercial freighters prior to receiving their aerial refuelling systems, while the KC-46s will fly as fully equipped tankers through the FAA and military certification process.

production AH-6i Light Armed Scout Helicopter makes first flight

The AH-6i armed scout helicopter has made its first flight in its production configuration, moving the program another step closer to full-scale production, the...

Boeing Tests a Challenger 605 Based Maritime Surveillance Platform

Boeing is developing a new type of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) addressing mission requirements for smaller, more affordable systems, compared to the company's B-737...

US Army Tests High Power Laser Weapon

The Army High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) underwent multiple test events between Nov. 18 and Dec. 10, at White Sands Missile Range,...

Avionics, Weapons Bay Upgrades Increase the B-52H Conventional Attack Versatility

US Air Force B-52 bombers is undergoing modifications to increase the capacity of smart weapons carried by the aircraft by 50 percent. Under a...

Boeing, Lockheed Martin Team to Offer a New Bomber for the...

The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Corporation announced they are teaming again to compete for the United States Air Force's (USAF) Long-Range Strike -...

Washington Beef up the Gulf States with 10,000 Strike Weapons Worth...

In another mega weapons sales Washington is equipping Saudi Arabia and the UAE with nearly 10,000 strike weapons - the JSOW-C standoff-weapon, air-launched Harpoon...

V-22 Tilt Rotor Demonstrates Aerial refueling potential

The Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft has successfully completed an initial test performing as an aerial refueling tanker. Adding this capability to the tiltrotor...

$500 M. Apache Deal Promotes US-Indonesia Relations, Hope for Recovery of...

Indonesia will buy eight Boeing AH-64E (Apache Block III) attack helicopters worth $500 million. The deal was announced by defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on...

Boeing Receives US Army $4 Billion Multi-year Contract for Chinook Helicopters

In an agreement that will save the U.S. government more than $800 million, the Army and Boeing have signed a $4 billion multi-year contract...

Boeing-Embraer Tighten KC-390 Cooperation

The growing cooperation between Boeing and Embraer on the Brazilian KC-390 programme. According to this agreement Boeing will lead sales, marketing, training and sustainment...

Raytheon awarded contract for F-15C AESA radars

Boeing Company has awarded Raytheon a follow-on contract for the sixth production lot of APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned array radars for United States Air...

Hypersonic Missile Sets World Record on Longest Hypersonic Flight

The fourth and final flight of the Boeing X-51A Waverider test program has accomplished a breakthrough in the development of flight reaching Mach 5.1...
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