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Boeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 30, 2023 — The USAF has awarded Boeing a $2.3 billion contract for the ninth production lot of 15 KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, expanding its fleet of the world’s most advanced multi-mission aerial refueler. To date, 128 Boeing KC-46A Pegasus are on contract with the U.S. Air Force, with 68 delivered and operationally deployed Leer másBoeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers[…]

USAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise

Story by Master Sgt. Kelly Goonan / U.S. Air Force 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs The USAF (United States Air Force) 920th Rescue Wing conducted a week-long CSAR validation exercise designed to refine mass-casualty emergency response procedures. 920th RQW Airmen from across the wing worked to ensure pararescuemen and aircrew from HH-60G Pave Hawk and Leer másUSAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise[…]

Northrop Grumman and USAF Introduce the B-21 Raider

PALMDALE, Calif. – Dec. 2, 2022 – Northrop Grumman Corporation and the USAF (United States Air Force) unveiled the B-21 Raider to the world today. The B-21 joins the nuclear triad as a visible and flexible deterrent designed for the U.S. Air Force to meet its most complex missions. “The Northrop Grumman team develops and Leer másNorthrop Grumman and USAF Introduce the B-21 Raider[…]

Northrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2022 – Northrop Grumman to enhance the Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities under a $156.7 million contract. Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide engineering services for the KBR-led $156.7 million, five-year Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. IAC MAC task orders are awarded Leer másNorthrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities[…]

Boeing X-37B completes 6th mission, sets new endurance record

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 12, 2022— The Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) set a new endurance record after spending 908 days on orbit before landing at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:22 a.m. ET, November 12, 2022. This surpasses its previous record of 780 days on-orbit. With the successful completion of its Leer másBoeing X-37B completes 6th mission, sets new endurance record[…]

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series has introduced capabilities never before seen in the military aircraft industry. The development of new technology is central to the integration and transformation of military operations. Proven throughout history with examples like the speed and range of vehicles, the efficiency of production, or innovation of new ideas to Leer másThe Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor series[…]

Leonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2022 — Leonardo and Boeing deliver the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the US Air Force as the service looks to replace its UH-1N aging fleet. The Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter, based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 Intermedium-class helicopter, designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles Leer másLeonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force[…]

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