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Poland to acquire 96 new Apache attack helicopters
Air Expo and Air Show

Poland to acquire 96 new Apache attack helicopters

Poland announced that Boeing’s AH-64 Apache had been selected for its KRUK (meaning Raven) Attack Helicopter program during the MSPO Expo in Kielce.

Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s
Air

Boeing has been Awarded a Contract for 23 KC-46s

Boeing has been awarded a contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to build 19 KC-46 Pegasus tankers for the USAF and four KC-46s for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). The contract was worth 3.1 billion USD. The Pentagon announced this on August 31, 2022. The order for USAF will be completed by November 30, 2025.

Leonardo and Boeing Deliver the First Four MH-139A Helicopters to the USAF
Air

Leonardo and Boeing Deliver the First Four MH-139A Helicopters to the USAF

The United States Air Force (USAF) has received the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters from Leonardo and Boeing as the service looks to replace its ageing fleet of UH-1N helicopters. The Grey Wolf, based on Leonardo's dual-purpose AW139 helicopter, is a multi-mission helicopter designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles and transport US government officials and security forces.

Boeing and Nammo test Ramjet-powered 155mm ER Munition
Weapon / Missile

Boeing and Nammo test Ramjet-powered 155mm ER Munition

Boeing and Nammo have announced that they have conducted a new test of the new 155 mm increased range ammunition with a Ramjet engine.

Facing CAATSA, the Philippines cancels Mi-17 helicopter procurement
Air Bilateral Relations

Facing CAATSA, the Philippines cancels Mi-17 helicopter procurement

The Philippines has cancelled a deal worth $227 million to purchase 16 Mil Mi-17 Hip transport helicopters from Russia for the PAF.

UAE to Receive Support for C-17 Globemaster III
Air Modernisation

UAE to Receive Support for C-17 Globemaster III

The U.S. State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of C-17 Globemaster III Sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $980.4 million.

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS
Navy / Maritime Air Expo and Air Show

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS

The Commander of the German Navy stated that the country maintains its interest in the joint Franco-German development program of the new MAWS.

USA Sells ammo to NATO's NSPA Agency
Ammunition

USA Sells ammo to NATO's NSPA Agency

The State Department approved FMS to NATO's NSPA of Precision Guided Munitions and related equipment for an estimated cost of $22.7 million.

Boeing's Starliner has completed its second test flight
Space

Boeing's Starliner has completed its second test flight

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft launched successfully and completed a planned orbital insertion burn to send it to the International Space Station (ISS) for its second test flight.

RAAF gets seven additional “Ghost Bat” UAVs
Unmanned Systems

RAAF gets seven additional “Ghost Bat” UAVs

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will receive an additional seven MQ-28A “Ghost Bat” loyal wingman drones.

US Navy launches Boeing’s Orca XLUUV Submarine
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

US Navy launches Boeing’s Orca XLUUV Submarine

The US Navy announced its Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) program with a first in-water test of the test vehicle last month.

Boeing introduces T-7A Red Hawk jet to USAF
Air

Boeing introduces T-7A Red Hawk jet to USAF

Before the aircraft was delivered, Boeing introduced the first T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer jet to the U.S. Air Force (USAF).

T129 is Excluded from Poland’s Shortlist
Air Bilateral Relations

T129 is Excluded from Poland’s Shortlist

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak visited U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin in Washington on Apr. 20, 2022.

Canada Decides to Acquire Lockheed Martin’s F-35
Air

Canada Decides to Acquire Lockheed Martin’s F-35

Canada has picked Lockheed Martin (LM) as the preferred bidder to supply 88 new fighter jets. Procurement Minister Filomena Tassi said Monday that the U.S. company is set to win a multibillion-dollar contract in a clear sign. Ottawa’s decision indicates that LM’s F-35s will replace Boeing’s CF-18s.