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Boeing Delivers Wright-Patterson C-17

Boeing has delivered a training center for the C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, enabling the base to cut costs by training pilots and loadmasters onsite. “Since we received our first C-17 at Wright-Patt in January 2011, our local crews have had to go on […]

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Boeing Receives USAF Contract for C4ISR Targeting Solution

Boeing will provide the U.S. Air Force with a lightweight, compact laser targeting system designed to improve the effectiveness of battlefield airmen on Close Air Support missions. The $3 million contract award includes design, development, delivery, training and sustainment for the Line of Sight – Short (LOS-S) integrated targeting system, as well as priced options […]

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Boeing Phantom Eye Completes Taxi Tests

Boeing‘s liquid hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system has completed taxi testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California as it progresses toward its second flight. During the testing, which occurred Feb. 6, the Phantom Eye demonstrator aircraft sitting atop its launch cart reached speeds up to 40 knots, or approximately 46 miles per hour. […]

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Boeing Completes FAB-T Software Qualification Testing

Boeing recently achieved two important milestones on the U.S. Air Force Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program, which will provide protected wideband satellite communications among ground and airborne terminals for the command and control of U.S. nuclear forces. The Boeing FAB-T team has completed software qualification testing and systems integration testing on the […]

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Boeing Delivers 2 Nanosatellites to US Air Force

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has delivered two Space Environmental NanoSat Experiment (SENSE) satellites to the U.S. Air Force that will help assess the value of small satellites in military space operations. Weighing less than 9 pounds (4 kilograms) each and measuring 30 x 10 x 10 centimeters in size, the nanosats are scheduled to launch on […]

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Retired F-15 Eagle displays at Chico Museum

  The Chico Air Museum, a small Northern California Air and Space Museum, announced today the projected arrival date of it’s recently acquired F-15C Eagle as Sunday, July 31st. The jet will arrive at the museum after a three thousand mile truck trip, crossing eight states. “We are extremely pleased to have been selected to […]