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Tactical Compact Communications Relay for UAVs Made Smaller and Lighter by Boeing - News

August 08, 2012
LAS VEGAS ? The Boeing Tactical Compact Communications Relay (TCCR) that allows Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to act as a range-extender for military handheld radios have been reduced in size and weight to 5? x 5? x 1? and 1 lb., respectively. Four production units were shipped to Initsu, and can be leveraged in the Initsu ScanEagle payload bay to extend the range of line-of-sight military handheld radios to more than 150 miles.

Navy gets second P-8A maritime patrol aircraft from Boeing - News

July 20, 2012
SEATTLE. The U.S. Navy received the second production P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Boeing. The P-8A is one of 13 low rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft being built for the Navy. The aircraft, which will replace the venerable P-13 aircraft performs anti-surface warfare anti-submarine warfare, as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR).

Unmanned space vehicle from Boeing completes first flight - News

June 19, 2012
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The second X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) completed its first flight for the U.S. Air Force?s Rapid Capabilities Office. The experimental test mission lasted 469 days.

Liquid-hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye UAV makes 1st autonomous flight - News

June 05, 2012
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. The Phantom Eye unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) ? a liquid hydrogen-powered aircraft from Boeing -- made its first autonomous flight from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. During the 28-minute flight the UAV rose to an altitude of 4,080 feet and reached a cruising speed of 62 knots.

Avionics upgrade by Boeing for NATO & U.S. AWACS fleet worth $368 million - News

May 24, 2012
SEATTLE. U.S. Air Force and NATO officials tasked Boeing to create a new design for modernizing the avionics and flight deck of the U.S. and NATO E-3 707 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft fleet ? under a $368 million contract.

More Laser JDAM sensors from Boeing ordered by NAVAIR - News

April 18, 2012
ST. LOUIS. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Boeing a contract for more Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition (Laser JDAM) sensors. The $12.5 million contract is the second this year for Laser JDAM units. The first procured 700 sensors and this one is for 1,116 sensors.

B-1 Lancer navigation system gets facelift - News

April 11, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. The Air Force awarded Boeing a $55.3 million contract to upgrade the B-1 Lancer aircraft?s navigation system a new ring laser gyro system.