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A team from Boeing and Saab have won a $9.2 billion contract to build the U.S. Air Force's new training jet. The contract is the third Boeing win in less than a month.
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is expected to announce today that it has selected a rocket engine made by Blue Origin, a company owned by Jeff Bezos, to...
The U.S. Department of Defense has proposed a new payment process for defense contractors. The proposed change would lay-off more risk on the companies.
The U.S. Air Force has added 18 more KC-46A tankers to its Boeing order, raising the total to 52 out of a projected 179 through the life of the contract.
Boeing on Thursday was awarded a U.S. Navy contract to design and build the MQ-25 Stingray refueling drone for use on Navy carriers. The potential value of the contract is $13 billion according to...
A $10 billion, 10-year contract to provide secure cloud services to the U.S. Department of Defense is currently out for bids. Questions have been raised about the fairness of the process, and the...
SpaceX won its first contract to launch a military satellite into orbit using its Falcon Heavy rocket. The company beat United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin, for...
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have agreed that the first new KC-46A tanker will be delivered to the Air Force in October, some 15 months later than the originally scheduled delivery date. The...
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded a 5-year, $45 million contract to provide cybersecurity services to some 600 U.S. dams. Its a start at protecting critical U.S. infrastructure, but is...
An overheating main bearing caused the Navy's newest aircraft carrier to return to port following a January incident. This is the latest in a long string of problems with the Navy's $13 billion baby.
Boeing's new U.S. Air Force tanker, the KC-46A, has completed tests required for FAA certification. Now it has to work on getting deliveries to the Air Force ASAP.
Under pressure from the Senate Armed Services Committee, the U.S. Navy has agreed to begin shock tests on its $13 billion carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.
U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told the House Armed Services Committee that she is skeptical of Boeing's claims that it will deliver the new Air Force KC-46A tanker on schedule.
Boeing has begun testing a prototype of its unmanned aerial vehicle that is competing for a U.S. Navy contract for an unmanned carrier-based refueling tanker.
An Air Force spokesman said Tuesday that Boeing is likely to miss its contractual delivery date for the first 18 KC-46A refueling tankers. This is just the latest in a long history of delays...