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Boeing Awarded $2.9 Billion for Fourth KC-46A Tanker Production Lot

The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers. Boeing received its first two production lots, for 7 and 12 aircraft,… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Delivery Completes Modernization Program Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the… Read More ›

Davis-Monthan AFB Receives HC-130J Combat King II.

Davis-Monthan AFB Receives HC-130J Combat King II MARIETTA, Ga., April 3, 2013 – U.S. Air Force crews ferried a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] HC-130J Combat King II to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., today. Aircraft number 5719 is the ninth of 15 HC-130Js to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin since initial contract award… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal for KC-46 Aircrew Training System.

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] submitted its proposal today to the U.S. Air Force for the KC-46 Aircrew Training System, a program that will prepare pilots, boom operators and other on-board personnel for air refueling, cargo transport and medical evacuation. The KC-46 Aircrew Training System supports the Air Force’s strategy for global mobility. Aircrews will refuel… Read More ›

Boeing to Build More Wideband Global SATCOM Satellites for US Air Force.

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received authorization from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch the eighth and ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites. The WGS-9 authorization and the WGS-8 production option, which was authorized last month, have a combined value of $673 million and are part of the $1.09 billion contract modification announced by… Read More ›

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