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2011-02-10 13:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Boeing NewGen Tankers - 767-based, multi-mission aircraft that deliver superior capabilities to U.S. warfighters and burn 24 percent less fuel than the competing European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) Company's tanker. If selected, the Boeing tanker will save taxpayers tens of billions of dollars in...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a low rate initial production contract to develop six long-range, multimission maritime and overland surveillance radars plus spares for its P-8A Poseidon aircraft. "Our APY-10 radar will provide Boeing with advanced technology built on generations of successful Raytheon radar systems," said Tim Carey, vice president for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems. "We're committed to...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 aircraft. The LRIP 1 contract is for six P-8A aircraft, spares, logistics and training devices. The Navy plans to purchase 117 of the Boeing 737-based P-8A anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to replace its P-3 fleet. Initial operational capability...

2010-07-18 05:30:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract from Boeing to develop an international version of the APY-10 surveillance radar. The long-range, multimission, maritime and overland surveillance radars will be installed on the P-8I aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian Navy. This is the first international contract award for Raytheon's APY-10 program, extending the company's considerable presence in the international maritime...

2009-08-26 08:00:00

MANASSAS, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has presented a Commander's National Award to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and other members of the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) Acoustic Commonality Team. The Commander's National Award recognizes technical, business and leadership excellence in support of NAVAIR's strategic priorities including current readiness, future capabilities and people. Lockheed Martin was recognized in the research,...

2009-07-31 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year contract authorizing Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to begin development of the Advanced Airborne Sensor, the follow-on to the Littoral Surveillance Radar System (LSRS). The AAS program will equip the P-8A Poseidon, the Navy's next patrol maritime aircraft. LSRS is currently operational on Navy P-3C Orions; the AAS will provide airborne radar surveillance with next-generation line-of-site capability. Awareness and...

2009-01-06 07:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Government of India has selected The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to provide eight P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft to the Indian navy. The P-8I is a variant of the P-8A Poseidon that Boeing is developing for the U.S. Navy. India is the first international customer for the P-8. Boeing will deliver the first P-8I within 48 months of the contract signing, and the remaining seven by 2015. "The...


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