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Oct 21, 2011, 00:29 ET

Boeing Completes Delivery of RAAF Super Hornets Ahead of Schedule

Four new Boeing (NYSE: BA) F/A-18F Super Hornets joined the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Super Hornet fleet at RAAF Base Amberley today,...

Oct 18, 2011, 09:00 ET

Boeing Subsidiary Tapestry Solutions to Conduct US Army Training in Europe

Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Tapestry Solutions was selected by the Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct...

Sep 25, 2011, 22:31 ET

Boeing, US Navy Deliver Proposal to Equip Japan Air Self Defense Force with Advanced Super Hornets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Navy have delivered a proposal to the government of Japan offering the advanced F/A-18E Super Hornet Block II to...

Sep 21, 2011, 09:45 ET

Boeing, US Army Celebrate $130 Million Investment in CH-47 Chinook Production Facility

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Army celebrated the opening of the newly renovated H-47 Chinook manufacturing facility today. The event...

Sep 13, 2011, 13:00 ET

Boeing Receives Additional Wideband Global SATCOM Orders

Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Sept. 1 received a $1.09 billion contract modification from the U.S. Air Force adding funding to the existing Block II...

Aug 22, 2011, 09:00 ET

Boeing Receives UK Contract for 14 New Chinooks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $1.64 billion (1 billion pounds Sterling) contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide 14 new CH-47...

Jul 21, 2011, 09:15 ET

Boeing to Acquire Solutions Made Simple Inc.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an agreement to acquire Solutions Made Simple Inc. (SMSi), an information services provider for the U.S....

Jun 15, 2011, 08:07 ET

Boeing to Build 10 C-17 Airlifters for Indian Air Force

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17...

May 17, 2011, 12:00 ET

Boeing Presents Cockpit Design Award to US Air Force Academy

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today released the following video/text feature at www.boeing.com/Features/2011/05/bds_capstone_5_16_11.html: Future...

Apr 18, 2011, 16:41 ET

Boeing Selected for 2nd Round of NASA Commercial Crew Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected for the second round of NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program. Under a $92.3 million CCDev-2...

Feb 24, 2011, 18:26 ET

Boeing Receives US Air Force Contract to Build Next-Generation Refueling Tanker

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to build the next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft that...

Feb 10, 2011, 14:00 ET

Boeing Submits Final NewGen Tanker Proposal to US Air Force

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today submitted its final proposal for the U.S. Air Force's KC-X tanker competition. The proposal offers a fleet of...

Jan 25, 2011, 09:00 ET

Boeing Receives $1.6B Contract for P-8A Poseidon Low-Rate Initial Production

Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Jan. 21 received a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the P-8A Poseidon...

Jan 20, 2011, 10:00 ET

Boeing C-17 Program Enters 2nd Phase of Production Rate and Work Force Reductions

As part of a transition announced last year, Boeing (NYSE: BA) today confirmed it will deliver 13 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters in 2011 as the...

Dec 20, 2010, 14:05 ET

Boeing Fabricará 3 Satélites para el Gobierno de México

Boeing (NYSE: BA) anunció hoy la adjudicación de un contrato por aproximadamente US$1,000 millones de parte del gobierno mexicano para la...

Dec 20, 2010, 13:05 ET

Boeing to Build 3-Satellite System for Government of Mexico

Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it has received a contract for approximately $1 billion from the government of Mexico to deliver an...

Dec 13, 2010, 11:45 ET

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 150 Jobs, $8 Million to Maryland

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Maryland will benefit from an estimated 150 total jobs and generate an estimated $8 million in...

Dec 07, 2010, 17:31 ET

Boeing Completes Acquisition of CDM Technologies

Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of CDM Technologies, a software engineering company that specializes in...

Dec 03, 2010, 09:00 ET

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 300 Jobs, $14 Million to Oregon

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Oregon will benefit from an estimated 300 total jobs and generate an estimated $14 million in...

Nov 18, 2010, 08:30 ET

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 370 Jobs, $17 Million to Georgia

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Georgia will benefit from an estimated 370 total jobs and generate an estimated $17 million in...