Boeing wins a second contract to support Navy F-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft.
Will supply and integrate parts for Saudi F-15SA fighter jets, U.S. Navy F-18s and EA-18Gs.
Watch these F-18 pilots training to take off and land on public roads, a skill they used to practice more often back in the Cold War days, when they had to be ready in case the Soviet Union decided to bomb their airfields during an invasion. Read more...
Because you’re a sensible person who stopped following Charlie Sheen on Twitter within three or four weeks of his F-18 Tiger Blood #winning radio meltdown spectacular, you probably had no idea that Charlie Sheen and Ashton Kutcher were feuding. Show More Summary
A Boeing F-18 Super Hornet performs its demonstration flight over Bourget airport, during the 47th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, North of Paris, June 19, 2007. [AP Photo] Defense trade is an important part of America’s relations with...Show More Summary
Total value: $64.9 million.
F/A-18 with test JASSMs(click to view full) In March 2005, Lockheed Martin’s AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Stand-off Missile (or JASSM) cruise missile won the competition with Boeing’s SLAM-ER and the Taurus KEPD 350 for the AIR 5418 Follow-on Standoff Weapon (FOSOW) requirement. This marks the first international sale of this stealthy cruise missile, which was originally […]
About $4 billion. That's how much Edward Snowden just cost defense contractor Boeing. After a lengthy courtship with the Brazilian government, Boeing looked set to sell 36 F-18 fighter jets to the Brazilian Air Force. The value of that...Show More Summary
Customers include U.S. Navy, and also the militaries of Australia, Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, and Switzerland.
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...