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2 Boeing Subsidiaries Partner for VIP Flight Services to Air Mobility Command

A team composed of Boeing subsidiaries Tapestry Solutions and Jeppesen has secured a potential five-year, $28 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide  executive airlift flight dispatch services to the Air Mobility Command. Tapestry said Wednesday the team will help AMC transport very important persons such as the U.S. president, vice president, first lady, cabinet leaders, …

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Boeing to Provide Navy Portable P-8A Trainers; John Thoe Comments

Boeing has secured a contract to supply portable trainer units designed to help the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon aircrew and operators prepare for missions while in service outside of the country. The company said Tuesday it will deliver seven P-8A deployable mission readiness trainers to the service branch beginning in 2019. Seventy percent of the Navy’s P-8A training efforts …

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Boeing Taps Germany-Based COTESA to Supply Chinook Helicopter Parts

Boeing has selected Germany-based composite component supplier COTESA for a five-year contract to produce various parts for the aerospace and defense company’s heavy-lift helicopter platform. COTESA, which now joins Boeing’s supply chain in Germany, will provide parts of the H-47 Chinook tunnel cover section for the worldwide fleet of Chinook aircraft, the latter said …

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Boeing Taps Harris for P-8A Aircraft Sonobuoy Launchers

Harris has received multiple contracts to deliver sonobuoy launchers to Boeing for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A maritime patrol aircraft. The contracts cover the supply of single-shot and rotary launchers for 49 P-8A planes of the U.S., Australia and the U.K., Harris said Wednesday. Ed Zoiss, president of Harris’ electronic systems business, said the …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build Main Propulsion System for DARPA-Boeing Spaceplane Project

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been selected to build the main propulsion system for a reusable hypersonic aircraft being developed by the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency and Boeing. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Wednesday that it will produce two AR-22 engines using parts from previous versions of the space shuttle main engine that has remained in the company …

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Boeing to Integrate ViaSat Tactical Comms Terminals on Marines’ AV-8B Attack Aircraft

Boeing has awarded ViaSat a potential $20 million contract to manufacture small tactical terminals for integration onto AV-8B Harrier attack planes for the U.S. Marine Corps and international defense customers. ViaSat said Monday its KOR-24A STT units will work to help Harrier pilots communicate with other U.S. and allied airmen or ground forces via the Link 16 and Soldier Radio Waveform …

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SES Launches Boeing-Built Satellite to Provide In-Flight Connectivity Service

SES has launched a Boeing-built satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana to deliver internet service to commercial, maritime and government customers. The SES-15 satellite is designed to support inflight connectivity and entertainment service providers such as Global Eagle Entertainment, Gogo and Panasonic Avionics as well as provide live TV coverage on …

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