Australian Army selects AH-64E Apache to replace Tiger helicopters

The Australian military has confirmed that it has selected the Boeing AH-64E Apache as its armed reconnaissance helicopter to replace the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from 2025. On Friday, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds announced that the replacement for the Tiger ARH would be the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian. “The Australian Army’s armed reconnaissance capability […]

Boeing awarded $198M modification to MQ-25 tanker drone upgrade contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a $198 million contract modification to Boeing for the integration of a ground control station that provides command and control capability in support of the MQ-25 carrier-based tanker drone. According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements, work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (99%); and various locations within […]

Boeing delivers 14th CH-47 Chinook built for Royal Netherlands Air Force

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has taken delivery of its 14th CH-47F Chinook helicopter from Boeing, according to a recent service news release. “Another nice step towards a modernized air force. The new Chinooks are on the way. Please be patient, 2021 in NL,” RNLAF said on its Twitter account. In 2016, the Netherlands acquired 14 […]

U.S. Navy tanker-drone take off for the first time with an aerial refueling pod

American plane-maker Boeing has reached a major milestone when its MQ-25 carrier-based tanker drone test article, also known as T1, completed the first test flight with an aerial refueling store. According to a company news release, Boeing and the U.S. Navy have for the first time flown the MQ-25 T1 test asset with an aerial […]