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Boeing secures $3.4 billion contract for 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft, expanding fleet for Canada and Germany

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The U.S. Navy has granted Boeing a $3.4 billion contract for the production of 14 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force...

United States Army grounds Osprey V-22 helicopter fleet after fatal Yakushima crash

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In the aftermath of the tragic crash off the coast of Yakushima, Japan, where eight members of the Air Force Special Operations Command lost...

U.S. Navy Boeing P-8A Poseidon overruns runway and ditches into Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii

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On 20 November, a Boeing P-8A Poseidon (registered 169561 and coded YD-561), operated by VP-4 "The Skinny Dragons", suffered a runway overrun during landing at...

Sikorsky wins U.S. Navy contract for 35 CH-53K “King Stallion” helicopters

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has been awarded a $2.7 billion contract by the U.S. Navy to construct and deliver 35 additional CH-53K helicopters,...

Textron Aviation Special Missions Beechcraft King Air 260 chosen as new U.S. Navy Multi-Engine Training System (METS)

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Textron Aviation today announced it has been awarded the Multi-Engine Training System (METS) contract by Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) through a full and...

Boeing and U.S. Navy demonstrate manned-unmanned teaming with F/A-18 Super Hornet flight tests

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A Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet test jet controls three unmanned aerial vehicles The software development, connectivity to the fighter and flight tests...

An F/A-18 Super Hornet from aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman went overboard during a gale

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On July 10, the US Navy indicated that one of the F/A-18 Super Hornets of the aircraft carrier's embarked air group was blown overboard,...

U.S. Navy and Boeing complete first carrier tests for MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller

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Using a new remote-controlled system, the Boeing-owned unmanned T1 test asset easily and efficiently moved about the aircraft carrier deck – demonstrating the capability...

Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet surpasses one million flight hours with U.S. Army, Navy and National Guard units

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The Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet has exceeded the 1 million flight-hour mark, some 15 years after the first Lakota UH-72A entered service for...

U.S. Navy and Boeing conduct first MQ-25 refuelling mission with F-35C

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Unmanned MQ-25 T1 test asset refuels a third U.S. Navy carrier-based aircraft, demonstrating the maturity of the aircraft’s design and performance The U.S. Navy and...

US Navy declares five dead after helicopter crash off California coast

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Five Navy sailors on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln were declared dead after they disappeared following a helicopter crash off the California coast,...

U.S. Navy and Boeing score another unmanned MQ-25 first with E-2D aircraft refuelling

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MQ-25 T1 unmanned test asset refuels a Navy E-2D command and control aircraft, the second carrier-based aircraft it has refuelled to date.The U.S. Navy...

U.S. Navy and Boeing make history with MQ-25 becoming the first unmanned aircraft to refuel another aircraft

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MQ-25 T1 test asset refuels a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, demonstrating its aerial refuelling mission for the first time For the first time in...

Boeing’s autonomous MQ-25 completes first test flight with aerial refuelling store

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Ongoing flights allow for the development of software components and testing of the aerial refuelling hardware MQ-25 will use operationally Boeing and the U.S. Navy...

Boeing delivers first Super Hornet Blue Angel test jet

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Super Hornet to become the fourth Boeing platform for the flight demonstration team. Boeing has modified Blue Angels since 2008 and delivered 23...

Boeing delivers 100th P-8A Poseidon built for the U.S. Navy

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The U.S. Navy received its 100th P-8A aircraft from Boeing today as the global fleet, which also includes the Indian navy and the Australian...

United States Navy’s controversial ‘UFO’ videos released online

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The United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DOD) has authorized the release of three unclassified U.S. Navy videos, one taken in November 2004 and...

Second unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8A “Poseidon” by a Russian Su-35 “Flanker” over Mediterranean Sea

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For the second time in four days, Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while intercepting a U.S. Navy P-8A Maritime Patrol...

Boeing receives $1.5 billion P-8A Poseidon contract from U.S. Navy

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The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $1.5 billion production contract for the next 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes eight aircraft for the...

Bell Boeing delivers first V-22 Osprey for U.S. Navy’s aircraft carriers

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Latest V-22 variant will replace C-2A Greyhound fleetBoeing and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, delivered the first CMV-22B Osprey, which is the...

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