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  • Sep 27, 2018
    $9.2 billion award funds 351 jets, 46 simulators and associated ground equipment

    ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2018 – U.S. Air Force pilots will soon train for combat with T-X jets and simulators from Boeing [NYSE: BA].

  • Sep 24, 2018

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 24, 2018 — 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.

  • Sep 10, 2018

    EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 10, 2018 – The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers.

  • Sep 4, 2018

    EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 4, 2018 – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] KC-46 tanker program a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), verifying that its refueling and mission avionics systems meet FAA requirements. The milestone marks completion of KC-46 FAA certification.

  • Sep 4, 2018

    ADELAIDE, Australia, Sep. 5, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will begin integrating new data analytics tools into all Boeing Defence Australia support contracts, enhancing its position as a leading fleet services provider in the region.

  • Aug 30, 2018
    Boeing will provide the carrier-based unmanned aerial refuelers to extend the range of deployed fighters

    ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build the U.S. Navy’s first operational carrier-based unmanned aircraft, the MQ-25 aerial refueler, through an $805 million contract awarded today.

  • Aug 17, 2018
    Australian-developed on-board command and control system automatically perceives, processes and reacts in coordination with other unmanned vehicles.

    BRISBANE, Australia Aug. 17, 2018 — 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.

  • Aug 3, 2018
    Veteran of three space shuttle missions will be first corporate astronaut to fly a new spacecraft with NASA astronauts

    HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2018 — Chris Ferguson, who led the final space shuttle mission, will make his fourth spaceflight when he and NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Mann take the new Boeing [NYSE: BA] CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft to the International Space Station.

  • Jul 27, 2018
    Deliveries of 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters to India begin in 2019

    ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2018 — 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.

  • Jul 20, 2018

    ARLINGTON, Va., July 20, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has presented the U.S. Air Force with design options for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).

  • Jul 13, 2018

    EVERETT, Wash., July 12, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and U.S Air Force teams recently achieved a major KC-46 tanker program milestone, completing all flight testing required for first delivery. This past week, the KC-46 team concluded both its Military Type Certification testing, and also receiver certification testing with KC-135, F-16 and C-17 aircraft.

  • Jul 11, 2018
    U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command orders four MH-47G Chinook helicopters

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 11, 2018 — 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.

  • Jul 2, 2018
    Contract provides a total of 58 tiltrotors to United States Navy, Marines, and Air Force, and the government of Japan

    PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2018 — Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded $4,191,533,822 for modification P00008 to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft advance acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0015) to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract. This contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the Navy; 14 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps; one CV-22B for the Air Force; and four MV-22B aircraft for the government of Japan.

  • Jun 27, 2018
    First of three CH-47F Block II development aircraft nearing completion

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 27, 2018 — 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.

  • May 31, 2018
    A variant of the F/A-18 Super Hornet, the Growler airborne electronic attack fighter jet will be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show

    ARLINGTON, Va., May 31, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy will exhibit the EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft for the first time in Finland. The jets will be on static and flying display during the Finnish Air Force 100th anniversary air show, June 16-17 at Tikkakoski Airport in Jyväskylä

  • May 4, 2018
    ISS astronauts Drew Feustel and Scott Tingle will take questions from Genes In Space students

    HOUSTON, May 4, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] will host a televised downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on May 10 featuring the Genes in Space STEM competition and students who are participating in the research contest. The event will originate from the nonprofit Space Center Houston in Texas and be shown on Facebook Live through NASA’s Johnson Space Center Education Office.

  • Apr 26, 2018

    EVERETT, Wash., April 26, 2018 – Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] KC-46 tanker program has now completed all required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight tests following a successful refueling/communications flight with a C-17 Globemaster III.

  • Apr 25, 2018
    Secure, software-defined radio to bring advanced capabilities

    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.

  • Apr 25, 2018
    Business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook include manufacturing, long-term support and training

    BERLIN, Germany, April 25, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and ten German aerospace companies reached agreements today to partner on a range of business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook, a contender in Germany’s STH heavy-lift helicopter competition.

  • Apr 4, 2018

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers. The company's tanker program has now completed its required...

  • Mar 1, 2018
    Boeing to create Australian-developed, exportable autonomous systems capability

    BRISBANE, Mar. 1, 2018— Australia will be home to Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] largest autonomous systems development program outside of the United States following a new partnership agreement with the Queensland Government.

  • Mar 1, 2018

    ARLINGTON, Va., March 1, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been awarded a contract to modernize the U.S. Navy F/A-18 fleet, extending the life of existing Super Hornets from 6,000 to 9,000+ flight hours. In the early 2020s, Boeing will begin installing initial updates to the aircraft that will convert existing Block II Super Hornets to a new Block III configuration.

  • Jan 31, 2018
    Will improve readiness and enable a common configuration

    PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31, 2018 – The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey team is embarking on a modification effort with the U.S. Marine Corps that will improve readiness and reliability of the fleet of tiltrotor aircraft.

  • Jan 30, 2018
    Washington, D.C. veteran succeeds Tom Bell, who left the company

    ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has tapped Jeff Shockey to be vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for its Defense, Space & Security unit, effective immediately.

  • Dec 22, 2017
    Japan Air Self-Defense Force becomes first international KC-46 customer

    EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 22, 2017 – Through the Foreign Military Sale process, the U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $279 million contract for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF’s) first KC-46 tanker and logistics support, marking the aircraft’s first international sale.

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