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A senior defense official said the Pentagon decided to request the purchase of Boeing F-15EXs to maintain diversity in the industrial base.
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The UK's defense ministry has signed off on a long-awaited contract to purchase five E-7 airborne early warning aircraft from Boeing in a $1.98 billion deal.
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Citing the accelerating pace of discovery in science and technology, DARPA is launching a new approach to rapid projects.
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The U.S. Air Force’s next tanker aircraft will probably be autonomous, the service’s top acquisition official says.
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Sikorsky and Boeing accomplished the delayed first flight of the SB-1 Defiant high-speed helicopter on March 21 at West Palm Beach, Florida.
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The quad-national EuroMALE UAS program looks set to secure the lion’s share of €500 million ($567 million) in funding from the European Union.
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