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Boeing to Stop the Production of Hornets in 2025
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Boeing to Stop the Production of Hornets in 2025

Boeing stops its F/A-18 Super Hornet jet production line following delivery of the final U.S. Navy fighters. If the Indian Navy chooses the Super Hornet, production could be extended until 2027. The Company will focus on T-7A Red Hawk advanced training aircraft and autonomous refuelling UAV MQ-25 Stingray, both of which are produced in St. Louis.

V-22 Joint Programme Grounds Tilt Rotor Aircraft
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V-22 Joint Programme Grounds Tilt Rotor Aircraft

The U.S. military recently issued a new flight restriction for the V-22 Osprey, grounding an undisclosed number of tilt rotors to fix the hard clutch engagement issue that was behind the other flight restriction issued last year. The decision follows a recommendation from the Pentagon’s V-22 Joint Programme Office based on a “progressive increase in hard clutch engagement events and ongoing engineering analysis”.

Sikorsky Protests US Army’s FLRAA Decision at GAO
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Sikorsky Protests US Army’s FLRAA Decision at GAO

Sikorsky has filed a formal protest with the GAO, requesting that the US Army reconsider its decision to award the FLRAA contract to Bell-Textron.

Boeing Wins $2.1 Billion Contracts for F-18 and EA-18G Upgrades
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Boeing Wins $2.1 Billion Contracts for F-18 and EA-18G Upgrades

Pentagon announced that Boeing was awarded two contracts worth over $2.1 billion to upgrade the F-18 Hornet and EA-18G combat aircraft.

Boeing Delivers First P-8A Poseidon to RNZAF
Navy / Maritime Air

Boeing Delivers First P-8A Poseidon to RNZAF

Boeing Delivers First P-8A Poseidon to Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), the first of four Boeing P-8A Poseidon MPA, in a ceremony at the Museum of Flight.

U.S. Navy Declares IOC for Boeing’s HAAWC
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U.S. Navy Declares IOC for Boeing’s HAAWC

Boeing’s High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability passed the requirements for IOC status from the U.S. Navy.

Indonesia is Near Purchasing F-15D fighter
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Indonesia is Near Purchasing F-15D fighter

Indonesia's defence minister Prabowo Subianto met U.S. Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Jakarta and said that the F-15D fighter jets acquisition project is awaiting final sign-off after his meeting.

Indonesia may Co-Produce the Russian Yak-130 Trainer
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Indonesia may Co-Produce the Russian Yak-130 Trainer

Indonesia wants to keep its relations well with both Russia and the U.S. but lacks the financial resources to procure Boeing’s F-15EX fighter.

Indonesia Prepares for the F-15EX Agreement
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Indonesia Prepares for the F-15EX Agreement

Boeing and Indonesia aircraft company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Indo Defence 2022 to explore opportunities for strategic cooperation in the manufacturing, support, and maintenance of defence products and training.

Classified Composite Fabrication Centre of Boeing Revealed
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Classified Composite Fabrication Centre of Boeing Revealed

Boeing opened a new production and development facility for advanced composite components for aviation. The centre is located in Mesa, Arizona.

ITEP Appears in Boeing’s Apache Version 6.5
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ITEP Appears in Boeing’s Apache Version 6.5

General Electric Aviation’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) product appears at Boeing’s next-generation Apache Version 6.5 concept.

KAI launches LUH Equipped with Loitering Munition
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KAI launches LUH Equipped with Loitering Munition

KAI unveiled a new helicopter variant at DX Korea 2022 for the Republic of Korea Army (RoKA). The expo was held in Seoul on September 21-25

PN Begins Deployment of ScanEagle Drones
Unmanned Systems

PN Begins Deployment of ScanEagle Drones

The Philippine Navy (PN) Naval Air Wing (NAW) has begun operating and deploying ScanEagle drones for the country’s territorial security.

Boeing Reveals First of New Innovative Defence Factories
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Boeing Reveals First of New Innovative Defence Factories

Boeing’s Defence, Space & Security (BDS) business unit unveiled on Sept. 12 its new Advanced Composite Fabrication Centre, which has been purpose-built to produce advanced composite components for future combat aircraft, the company said in a release. The Advanced Composite Fabrication Centre will function at Boeing Phantom Works to have components for future advanced combat aircraft.