U.S. Navy orders 2nd full-rate production lot including first aircraft for Australia
SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will provide the first P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft for Australia and additional P-8As for the U.S. Navy following a $1.49 billion contract award from the Navy for 13 aircraft.
Joint venture to bring proven sustainment capabilities for Kingdom’s commercial and defense aircraft
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 26, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has signed an agreement with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Alsalam Aircraft Company to create the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will have locations in Riyadh and Jeddah providing comprehensive, in-country maintenance repair and overhaul support for Saudi Arabia’s diverse rotorcraft fleet.