List/Grid Tag Archives: Boeing

Orbital Corp. Delivers 1st Engine for Insitu’s Small UAS; Terry Stinson Comments

Orbital Corp. Delivers 1st Engine for Insitu’s Small UAS; Terry Stinson Comments

Boeing‘s subsidiary Insitu will start to perform testing and development work on the propulsion system for the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle following Orbital Corp.‘s delivery of the first engine. Orbital said Tuesday that the… Read more »

Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Chris Chadwick, head of Boeing‘s defense, space and security division, has outlined the company’s strategy to compete for major U.S. military programs in an interview with Defense News published Sunday. Chadwick highlighted the U.S. Air… Read more »

Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability

Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability

Boeing has wrapped up a design review on a U.S. Air Force communication and information sharing system following the technology’s demonstration on various platforms. Boeing developed the Talon HATE system to consolidate data from fighter networks, national… Read more »

Report: ULA, Blue Origin Form Rocket Engine Development Team

Report: ULA, Blue Origin Form Rocket Engine Development Team

United Launch Alliance will announce on Wednesday a collaboration with Blue Origin to develop and offer a rocket engine for U.S. space programs, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal writes the… Read more »

Rod Meranda: Boeing to Build Air Force Surveillance Aircraft for 30-Year Lifespan

Rod Meranda: Boeing to Build Air Force Surveillance Aircraft for 30-Year Lifespan

Boeing seeks to increase the engine power of its 737 aircraft over the coming years as it looks to replace the U.S. Air Force‘s joint surveillance target attack radar system aircraft, Defense News… Read more »

Ahmed Jazzar: Boeing, Saudi Arabian University Forge Aerospace Tech R&D Partnership

Ahmed Jazzar: Boeing, Saudi Arabian University Forge Aerospace Tech R&D Partnership

Boeing has established an aerospace-focused research facility on the campus of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, Arab News reported Monday. Arab News reports the… Read more »

NASA Introduces Welding Tech for Heavy-Lift Rocket; Charles Bolden Comments

NASA Introduces Welding Tech for Heavy-Lift Rocket; Charles Bolden Comments

NASA demonstrated a 170-foot welding platform for the Space Launch System at a ceremony held Friday at the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The Vertical Assembly Center is… Read more »

Research and Markets: Directed-Energy Weapons Market to Achieve 23.16% CAGR by 2018

Research and Markets: Directed-Energy Weapons Market to Achieve 23.16% CAGR by 2018

Research and Markets projects the global directed-energy weapons market to achieve a 23.16 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018 as defense budgets and research and development activity increase in certain countries. The… Read more »

Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ’s Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ’s Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Co. will build its first commercial batch of the company’s 502 Phoenix small satellites under a contract to carry HySpecIQ‘s hyperspectral payload into space. Two Phantom Phoenix-based satellites are scheduled for launch in… Read more »

NASA to Unveil 170-Foot SLS Welding Platform at Michoud Assembly Facility

NASA to Unveil 170-Foot SLS Welding Platform at Michoud Assembly Facility

NASA has built a large machinery for assembling and testing components for the Space Launch System, a rocket the agency intends to use on manned missions to Mars or asteroids…. Read more »

Dave DeYoung: Boeing, Army Test High Energy Laser Demonstrator in ‘Challenging’ Weather

Dave DeYoung: Boeing, Army Test High Energy Laser Demonstrator in ‘Challenging’ Weather

Boeing and the U.S. Army have tested a company-built laser system to evaluate how the technology targets aerial objects through rough conditions. The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator used an Oshkosh-vehicle-installed laser… Read more »

John Vickers: NASA Tests Boeing-Made Composite Rocket Cryotank

John Vickers: NASA Tests Boeing-Made Composite Rocket Cryotank

NASA engineers have assessed a Boeing-built cryogenic fuel tank in a series of tests that simulated the physical stresses a rocket experiences during launch. Testing on the 5.5-meter composite cryotank… Read more »

Scott Smith: Iridium, Boeing, L-3 Finish Work on NEXT Satellite Control Infrastructure

Scott Smith: Iridium, Boeing, L-3 Finish Work on NEXT Satellite Control Infrastructure

Iridium Communications worked with Boeing and L-3 Communications to build the system control segment for Iridium’s NEXT satellite and a facility for managing after-launch and early-orbit satellite operations. The NEXT… Read more »

John Shannon: Boeing Eyes 2016 Delivery of NASA ISS Docking System

John Shannon: Boeing Eyes 2016 Delivery of NASA ISS Docking System

Boeing will move forward on its work to build a fresh docking system for the International Space Station following completion of the technology’s critical design review. The company will design the NASA… Read more »

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Partners Discuss Progress on Commercial Space Vehicles

Kathy Lueders: NASA, Partners Discuss Progress on Commercial Space Vehicles

Four contractors met with NASA throughout July to discuss updates on space capsules they are developing under a second round of the agency’s Commercial Crew Development competition. NASA said Thursday… Read more »

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