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  • Apr 26, 2016

    EVERETT, Wash., April 26, 2016 – With a successful first flight on April 25th, Boeing [NYSE: BA] has added the fourth and final flight test aircraft to the KC-46 Pegasus fleet, a 767-2C.

  • Apr 14, 2016
    Agreement provides for upgrading AH-64D Apaches to new AH-64E, training, support and spares

    MESA, Ariz., April 14, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] continues its role as the United States’ leading provider of attack helicopters with a contract to remanufacture 117 AH-64D Apaches to the new, more capable AH-64E model. The agreement, which also includes the acquisition of Longbow Crew Trainers, logistical support and spares, carries a total contract value of about $1.5 billion.

  • Mar 10, 2016
    51-foot Echo Voyager largest of three such vehicles Boeing offers

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., March 10, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today introduced Echo Voyager, its latest unmanned, undersea vehicle (UUV), which can operate autonomously for months at a time thanks to a hybrid rechargeable power system and modular payload bay.

  • Mar 8, 2016
    Builds on 2014 agreement to jointly develop defense and security opportunities in key international markets

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 8, 2016 Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Paramount Group, the South Africa-based global defense and aerospace business, have expanded their 2014 agreement to cooperate on an advanced mission system for a variant of the Advanced, High Performance, Reconnaissance, Light Aircraft (AHRLAC).

  • Feb 26, 2016

    ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 26, 2016 – While we remain firmly convinced of the validity of the issues raised in our protest to the Government Accountability Office of the Long Range Strike-Bomber contract award to Northrop Grumman, the Boeing - Lockheed Martin team has decided not to pursue further challenges to that award, either through the GAO or in federal court. This decision was taken, as always, with the best interests of our customer and the warfighter in mind.

  • Feb 16, 2016

    ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 16, 2016 – Today, the Government Accountability Office denied the protest filed by the Boeing and Lockheed Martin team challenging the Air Force’s award of the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B). We continue to believe that our offering represents the best solution for the Air Force and the Nation, and that the government’s selection process was fundamentally and irreparably flawed.

  • Feb 12, 2016

    EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 12, 2016 – A combined Boeing/U.S. Air Force aircrew aboard the KC-46 tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 aircraft in flight February 10th. The air refueling was the program’s first using the KC-46’s hose and drogue system. During the 4+ hour flight, the tanker’s air refueling operator smoothly transferred fuel to the F/A-18 flying at 20,000 feet.

  • Feb 8, 2016
    Cyber secure system stores energy as compressed hydrogen, generates clean power

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 – After 16 months of development, Boeing [NYSE: BA] has delivered a fuel cell energy storage system to the U.S. Navy for testing. The cell is being tested to determine its ability to support the energy needs of military and commercial customers.

  • Feb 5, 2016
    Satellite system clocks in equivalent of more than 540 years of operation

    CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Feb. 5, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Air Force today completed the GPS IIF constellation with the launch of the 12th Boeing-built satellite.

  • Jan 29, 2016
    Order expands Navy maritime surveillance fleet, includes four aircraft for Australia

    SEATTLE, January 29, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will further equip the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with maritime patrol capabilities, building 20 more P-8A Poseidon aircraft following a $2.5 billion U.S. Navy order announced yesterday.

  • Jan 27, 2016
    Intelsat 29e has the world’s most advanced digital payload available commercially

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 – The first of six Boeing [NYSE:BA]-built Intelsat EpicNG satellites for Intelsat (NYSE: I), the leading provider of satellite services, has launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket.

  • Jan 26, 2016

    ST. LOUIS, Jan. 26, 2016 – The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) program will soon train C-17 aircrews at Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] C-17 International Training Centre (ITC) in the United Kingdom under a new $8 million contract.

  • Jan 24, 2016
    Pegasus refueling boom provides exceptional handling, stability during transfer

    SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and U.S. Air Force aircrews successfully completed the KC-46A tanker’s first refueling flight today in the skies above Washington state.

  • Jan 20, 2016

    ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] welcomed Adm. John Richardson, the U.S. Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), to Defense, Space & Security headquarters today.

  • Jan 14, 2016
    New contract continues Boeing’s 16-years of Air Force trainer support

    ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE: BA], which has maintained and supported the U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon trainer fleet for 16 years, will do that for another ten years through a new contract worth up to $855 million.

  • Jan 13, 2016
    Upgraded launchers increase bomber’s weapons capacity and flexibility

    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La., Jan. 13, 2015 – Six of the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bombers can now take flight with a greater variety of weapons, thanks to enhanced internal weapons bay launchers delivered by Boeing [NYSE: BA]. The upgraded launchers allow the B-52 to carry GPS-guided or “smart” weapons in the weapons bay for the first time and are ready for use.

  • Jan 7, 2016
    Systems will prepare crews for Boeing’s first-ever commercial spaceflights to International Space Station

    ST. LOUIS, Jan. 7, 2016 – Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station.

  • Dec 18, 2015

    ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2016 – Yesterday, The Boeing Company filed with the GAO its 133-page brief in response to the Air Force’s filing, in the company’s protest of the Air Force’s selection of the Nation's next-generation Long Range Strike Bomber. The Boeing and Lockheed Martin team believe that the Air Force’s selection process was irreparably flawed and therefore have decided to continue with their protest before the GAO.

  • Dec 18, 2015
    For the second time in seven months, NASA awards a mission to Boeing to transport crew to the International Space Station.

    HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2015 – NASA today awarded a mission to Boeing [NYSE: BA] to transport crew to the International Space Station (ISS) with flights beginning in 2017, marking the second time this year that Boeing has been awarded a crew rotation mission. In May, the agency awarded Boeing its first commercial human spaceflight mission.

  • Dec 16, 2015
    Boeing 702HP geomobile satellite handed over to Mexico.

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2015 – On-orbit control of Morelos-3, a 702HP (high power) satellite developed by Boeing [NYSE: BA] in partnership with Mexico, has been transferred to the Mexican government. The satellite is a key element of one of the world’s most advanced mobile satellite systems, enhancing Mexico’s national security, civil and humanitarian programs.

  • Dec 9, 2015
    Turkish fleet reaches full strength with four aircraft and ground support systems

    KONYA, Turkey, Dec. 9, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base today, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing Turkey’s airspace surveillance and battle management capabilities.

  • Dec 7, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has delivered its 14th Mk6 Chinook completing the United Kingdom’s most recent order and growing the RAF Chinook fleet to 60 aircraft. The order completion coincided with the 35th anniversary of Chinook operations for the U.K.

  • Dec 1, 2015
    Tablet display integrated into mission system for first time

    ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1, 2015 – The U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently demonstrated new targeting technologies that greatly enhance aircrew safety and effectiveness through the rapid integration...

  • Nov 29, 2015
    Long Beach’s #C17FlyBye commemorates aircraft’s legacy.

    LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 29, 2015 – The final Boeing [NYSE: BA] C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif. departed on Sunday, Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach.

  • Nov 23, 2015

    In celebration of its first 100 years, Boeing has partnered with several of the world's top brands to offer aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to own heirloom-quality items inspired by the...

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