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  • Jan 15, 2020
    IRST Block II provides F/A-18 aircrew with improved optics and processing power

    ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15, 2020 — For the first time, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod in late 2019. IRST Block II is a critical component of the Block III Super Hornet. The Block III conversion will include enhanced network capability, longer range with conformal fuel tanks, an advanced cockpit system, signature improvements and an enhanced communication system. The updates are expected to keep the F/A-18 in active service for decades to come.

  • Jan 14, 2020
    The H-47 Chinook offers the German Armed Forces a highly modern, proven and capable multi-mission helicopter

    BERLIN, Germany, 14 January 2019 – Boeing [NYSA: BA] has submitted its response to the STH invitation to tender for Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter program, also known as Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH). The response was submitted yesterday, 13 January.

  • Jan 8, 2020
    Teams at Stennis Space Center prepare for core stage hot-fire testing ahead of Artemis I lunar mission

    NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 8, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the core stage of NASA’s first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agency’s Pegasus barge.

  • Dec 26, 2019

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 26, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has developed a new variant of its 702 satellite for the U.S. Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) constellation, one that offers both greater bandwidth efficiency and signal power than previous satellites in the fleet.

  • Dec 26, 2019
    Nearly 50 Foreign Military Sales orders valued at more than $560 million

    MESA, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and the U.S. Army have finalized orders from three nations to provide their armed forces with the new, more capable AH-64E Apache model. The contracts are for the remanufacture of 47 existing AH-64D Apaches. The total combined value of the orders is more than $560 million.

  • Dec 16, 2019
    Two satellite payloads will provide internet access to underserved regions

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 — A Boeing [NYSE: BA]-built satellite called JCSAT-18/Kacific1 will provide affordable internet access and other communications services to underserved parts of Asia and the Pacific islands.

  • Nov 21, 2019
    Spacecraft being prepared for uncrewed flight test to International Space Station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 21, 2019 — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] new CST-100 Starliner is now connected to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket that will launch the spacecraft on its first flight test to the International Space Station. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is targeted for Dec. 17.

  • Nov 18, 2019

    ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2019 – In response to the Nov. 14 Office of the Inspector General report titled “NASA’s Management of Crew Transportation to the International Space Station,” Boeing today issued the following statement:

  • Nov 18, 2019

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer [B3: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ] today announced their joint venture to promote and develop new markets for the C-390 Millennium multi-mission airlift and air mobility aircraft...

  • Nov 8, 2019
    Aircraft is the first of nine ordered by the UK

    SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] last week delivered the first of nine P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) to the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF). The United Kingdom is acquiring the multi-mission aircraft through the Foreign Military Sales process with the U.S. Navy. The P-8A Poseidon replaces the U.K.’s retired Nimrod aircraft.

  • Nov 7, 2019

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 7, 2019 – Boeing issued the following statement regarding the successful CST-100 Starliner pad abort test.

  • Nov 6, 2019

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 – Boeing will host a conference call with media at 1:30 PM ET on Thursday, Nov. 7 to address preliminary results of the Nov. 4 Starliner pad abort test. Boeing Commercial Crew Vice President and Program Manager John Mulholland and NASA Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders will participate.

  • Nov 5, 2019
    Simplified approach increases opportunities for success by 2024

    HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today submitted a proposal to NASA for an integrated Human Lander System (HLS) designed to safely take astronauts to the surface of the moon and return them to lunar orbit as part of the Artemis space exploration program.

  • Nov 4, 2019

    WHITE SANDS, N.M., Nov. 4, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] issued the following statement regarding the successful CST-100 Starliner pad abort test.

  • Nov 4, 2019
    Crew escape system test is critical milestone ahead of first crewed launch

    WHITE SANDS, N.M., Nov. 4, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today cleared a crucial test on the way to returning the United States to human spaceflight launch capabilities by completing a successful pad abort test of the CST-100 Starliner.

  • Oct 16, 2019
    Boeing completing first Space Launch System core stage; second in production

    ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2019 – NASA and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have initiated a contract for the production of 10 Space Launch System core stages and up to eight Exploration Upper Stages to support the third through the twelfth Artemis missions.

  • Oct 14, 2019
    Exhibition and symposium in Washington, D.C. to feature Starliner simulator and Astrovan crew transport

    ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2019 — Boeing will participate in International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2019 next week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C., to celebrate our shared mission with NASA and global partners in this new age of space exploration and transformation.

  • Oct 7, 2019
    Osprey continues to provide unique tiltrotor capabilities to support worldwide military missions

    PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7, 2019 — The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. [NYSE: TXT] company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA] has topped the 500,000 flight hour milestone. More than 375 Ospreys logged the hours, including the U.S. Air Force CV-22 and the U.S. Marine Corps MV-22.

  • Oct 1, 2019

    EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 1, 2019 – The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $2.6 billion contract for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. With this fifth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 67 KC-46 tankers.

  • Sep 24, 2019

    BRISBANE, Australia, Sept. 25, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE:BA] is partnering with Australia’s Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (DCRC) to develop advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create smarter unmanned systems for global forces. Embedding machine learning techniques on-board will help unmanned systems better understand and react to threat environments.

  • Sep 19, 2019
    Successful test puts U.S. Navy’s first operational unmanned aerial refueler a step closer to the carrier fleet

    ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy today successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.

  • Sep 17, 2019

    EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 17, 2019 – The Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-46 team on Friday began assembling Japan’s first next-generation tanker, loading a 82.4-foot (25 meters) long wing spar in the company’s 767 production facility.

  • Sep 9, 2019
    Matured design enables delivery to customers in less than three years

    PARIS Sept. 9, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] unveiled its 702X family of software-defined satellites, highlighting a 1,900kg variant for geosynchronous orbit. The 702X technology enables operators to adapt to changing market conditions by dynamically allocating bandwidth.

  • Aug 6, 2019
    Services provided by Israel-based Spacecom will expand using Boeing’s 702 digital satellite platform

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2019 — A Boeing [NYSE: BA]-built 702 digital satellite called Amos-17 will provide affordable internet access and other communications services to underserved parts of Africa as well as Europe and the Middle East.

  • Aug 1, 2019
    Boeing investment accommodates V-22 fuselage production and MV-22 modification program

    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA], the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy celebrated the transformation of a 350,000-square-foot facility outside Philadelphia into a modern factory where company employees will build fuselages for the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft and modernize the MV-22 fleet for the Marines.

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