Defense Feature Stories

Chinook T408 engine demo continues

December 11, 2020

The U.S. Army CCDC AvMC, Boeing, and GE Aviation expanded the flight envelope in their demonstration of a Chinook helicopter with GE Aviation’s T408 engine at Ft. Eustis, Va.

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AEW&C Open Mission Systems validated in operational environment

November 09, 2020

The Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) platform took another step forward in the drive toward validating an open mission systems (OMS) approach on this midsize jet-powered aircraft.

In collaboration with Northrop Grumman, Boeing recently conducted two flight tests on a test bed aircraft, once again marrying the OMS-compliant battle management command and control (BMC2) system to Northrop Grumman’s advanced, wide-band active electronically scanned array (AESA).

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50 years on alert: By the numbers

October 28, 2020

The Boeing team at Little Mountain Test Facility recently earned back-to-back perfect performance ratings from Air Force for outstanding facility operations and maintenance work.

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