The pitched battle over a shrinking defense budget has crossed a new threshold as Boeing has released a TV ad that features two young boys debating the merits of Boeing’s legacy F-18 fighter and Lockheed Martin’s fledgling F-35 aircraft. Show More Summary
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has been providing Americans with a bit of holiday cheer for years with their “Santa Tracker” service. The feature supposedly uses global military radar installations to track Santa Clause’s progress as he travels around the world delivering presents to children. Show More Summary
Dozens of retrofit kits to be supplied to the Navy to accord with new engineering changes.
The J-15 belongs to the 4th generation of conventional shipboard aircraft, which also includes the U.S. navy’s F/A-18C/D “Hornet” and F/A-18E/F “Super Hornet”, the French “Rafale M”, and the Russian Mig-29K which is also used by the Indian navy. According […]
I’ve seen a lot of interesting things being posted about the F-35, the DoD’s newest wiz-bang be-all kill-all fighter, designed to replace the AV-8B Harrier, A-10 Warthog, F-16 Falcon, and the F-18 Hornet. Most of the articles I’ve seen suggest that the F-35 is more Dud, than High speed death machine. It seems that if […]
Three Pentagon contract wins add up to $100 million for Boeing.
Finland wants to upgrade its F-18 fighter jet fleet.
Two contracts awarded Thursday are worth a combined $19.9 million for Boeing.
As the week wound down, Boeing claimed a pair of contract wins from the Pentagon on Thursday, worth nearly $20 million combined. The larger award, for $10.9 million, was an option exercise on a cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide logistical support, analysis, and Type III anomaly support for the Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 System. Show More Summary
Boeing and General Dynamics would benefit from the approval of the sale.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is closer to choosing Boeing Co.'s F-18 for one of the developing world's most sought-after defense contracts after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the government's main misgivings during a visit to Brasilia, offici...
Skeptics of the level of U.S. military spending sometimes like to say “We’re in an arms race – with ourselves!” In other words, we’ve been known to peddle our fourth-generation fighters like the F-16 and F-18 to so many countries (not...Show More Summary
The Pentagon handed out $717.7 million worth of defense contracts on Monday, with Boeing capturing 10% (two) of the 20 contracts awarded. Specifically, Boeing won: a $52.9 million modification of a previously awarded firm-fixed-price...Show More Summary
Two out of 20 Pentagon contracts awarded Monday went to Boeing.
SOMEWHERE IN THE ATLANTIC, Friday, May 17: F-18 #1: You know, they say these things can really fly. F-18 #2: Yea…you see ‘em launch one a couple days ago? #1: You bet…it was awesome! [X-47B passes overhead with a roar.] #2: It even sounds...Show More Summary
Post by Linda Sharps You have to hand it to Charlie Sheen: despite the utter craziness of his 2011 Winning/Tiger Blood/F-18, Bro/Vatican Assassin Warlocks phase, he's pretty much stayed out of trouble since those days. If he's still living a messed-up, drug-fueled lifestyle, he's at least keeping it out of the tabloids. Show More Summary
Piloted by an F-18 fighter pilot, we see just what the Boeing Dreamliner can do when put to the test. Stretching the aircraft and pushing it to the limit of its ability, the pilot guides the 787 to climb and soar at a degree and rate...Show More Summary
Awesome footage of a U.S. Navy pilot from Carrier Strike Group 8 and his F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The plane takes off, practices aloft and lands back at the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Hat Tip Link
What does flying an F18 fighter jet feel like? This may be the closest you'll ever get to flying the $67 million machine. Page Maverick and Goose, hen hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Trending Now
How awesome would it be to sit at the gears of a fighter jet and see the world from tens of thousands of feet above ground at speeds of hundreds of miles per hour? Most of us will never get the opportunity to fly a fighter jet, of course, but worry not, you can now [...]