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.
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.
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.
Upgrade reduces configuration types to streamline maintenance and repairs
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. [NYSE: TXT] company, have delivered the first modified MV-22 Osprey to the United States Marine Corps for improved readiness and reliability of the tiltrotor fleet.
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.