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Boeing’s CST-100 to Ferry NASA Astronaut for 2017 Manned Capsule Test Flight

Boeing’s CST-100 to Ferry NASA Astronaut for 2017 Manned Capsule Test Flight

Boeing aims to send its crew capsule to space with a NASA astronaut and a Boeing test pilot for a first manned test flight in July 2017. NASA said Monday that… Read more »

Navy Gives Lockheed Green Light for F/A-18 Sensor Production; Ken Fuhr Comments

Navy Gives Lockheed Green Light for F/A-18 Sensor Production; Ken Fuhr Comments

The U.S. Navy has granted Lockheed Martin approval to start producing infrared search and track sensors for the branch’s Super Hornet aircraft. Lockheed said Thursday it collaborated with Boeing to… Read more »

Boeing Installs Prototypes of Upgraded B-52 Weapons Bay Launcher; Mike Houk Comments

Boeing Installs Prototypes of Upgraded B-52 Weapons Bay Launcher; Mike Houk Comments

Boeing has completed the installation of an upgraded weapons bay launcher for the B-52 bomber aircraft to build up the mission flexibility and weapons carriage capacity of the U.S. Air Force fleet. The company said Wednesday it used… Read more »

Ray Mabus, Mark Welsh: Lockheed’s F-35 to Meet Initial Combat Readiness Schedule

Ray Mabus, Mark Welsh: Lockheed’s F-35 to Meet Initial Combat Readiness Schedule

Military officials say the Lockheed Martin F-35 program is on schedule to meet U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force targets for initial combat readiness, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that… Read more »

Research Firm ExecRank Puts GovCon Leaders on ‘Top CIO for 2014’ List

Research Firm ExecRank Puts GovCon Leaders on ‘Top CIO for 2014’ List

Research and advisory firm ExecRank has unveiled its annual list of 250 of the “Top CIOs for 2014,” a ranking of chief information officers across all industries that evaluates these leaders across… Read more »

NASA Puts Space Launch System Engine Through 1st Hot-Fire Test

NASA Puts Space Launch System Engine Through 1st Hot-Fire Test

NASA has completed an initial, 500-second hot-fire test on the RS-25 engine for Boeing‘s Space Launch System at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi in preparation for the rocket’s future missions to deep space…. Read more »

Boeing Preps Launch of Stacked Satellites With Electric Propulsion

Boeing Preps Launch of Stacked Satellites With Electric Propulsion

Boeing has produced a set of 702SP small-platform satellites that will use an all-electric propulsion system when they are launched to space in February as a stacked pair. SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket… Read more »

Boeing Hands Air Force F-22 Mission Simulators

Boeing Hands Air Force F-22 Mission Simulators

Boeing has delivered and installed two F-22 simulators at a U.S. Air Force mission training center for the branch’s fighter pilots. The simulators are designed with the company’s Constant Resolution… Read more »

Boeing Completes NASA Critical Design Review on CST-100’s Ground Segment

Boeing Completes NASA Critical Design Review on CST-100’s Ground Segment

Boeing has completed NASA’s ground segment critical design review of its CST-100 crew space transportation system as part of the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. NASA said… Read more »

Ralph White: GAO Upholds NASA’s Commercial Space Transportation Contracts Decision

Ralph White: GAO Upholds NASA’s Commercial Space Transportation Contracts Decision

The Government Accountability Office has denied Sierra Nevada‘s protest against the award of contracts for the NASA Commercial Crew Transportation Capability program to Boeing and SpaceX. Ralph White, managing associate general… Read more »

Boeing Demos Tanker Aircraft for US Air Force

Boeing Demos Tanker Aircraft for US Air Force

Boeing has demonstrated the company’s 767-2C tanker aircraft designed for use in U.S. Air Force missions. The Boeing 767-2C plane completed the first flight from Paine Field in Washington to Boeing… Read more »

Report: Boeing, Navy Talk Growler Production Extension Through 2017

Report: Boeing, Navy Talk Growler Production Extension Through 2017

Boeing is working with the U.S. Navy on a potential contract modification to extend production of the EA-18G Growler aircraft through the end of 2017 to accommodate the additional 15 planes funded by Congress, Reuters… Read more »

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Industry Partners Eye Continued Commercial Crew Program Work in 2015

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Industry Partners Eye Continued Commercial Crew Program Work in 2015

NASA and its industry partners Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp. and SpaceX together passed 23 milestones in the Commercial Crew Program in 2014 as they seek to develop crew space transportation… Read more »

Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook

Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook

Lasers could become one of the most sought-after technologies in defense as manufacturers work to improve their accuracy, power and versatility in ever-smaller form factors, the Washington Post reported Friday…. Read more »

Boeing, BlackBerry Aim to Offer Tamper-Proof Smartphone

Boeing, BlackBerry Aim to Offer Tamper-Proof Smartphone

Boeing and BlackBerry will collaborate to offer government customers an Android smartphone designed to have a tamper-proof covering and a security architecture, Bloomberg reported Saturday. John Chen, chairman and CEO… Read more »

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