WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 18, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the final Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft modernized with avionics and a digital cockpit to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Manching, Germany. This delivery is the final of 14 and ensures NATO AWACS compliance with current and future air traffic control and navigation requirements.
EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 10, 2018 – The U.S. Air Force has exercised the option for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s second Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-46 tanker through the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) process.
EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 3, 2018 – Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] KC-46 tanker program has completed its planned Phase II receiver certification flight testing following three weeks of flights with F-15E aircraft out of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Multiple new features increase situational awareness and reduce ‘head down’ time for operators
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced enhancements to Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck, a popular electronic flight bag (EFB) solution for the business and general aviation market....