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For his work developing a "digital twin" of The Boeing Company's business, tying together digital and analytics tools to create a "model of models," Boeing CIO and SVP Ted Colbert III was awarded the second innovation award. The Digital Flight Deck model ties together models across departments ... Dow Chemical
Video: What's next for Boeing's naval aircraft. Two of the Navy's most important aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet and the P-8 Poseidon are made by Boeing, and at Sea Air Space 2018, the company provided an update on what's next for the aircraft. ...
An attendee walks past a Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc Trent 1000 aircraft engine on display at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore in February. The FAA is restricting 787s with certain Trent 1000 engines from operating more than 140 minutes from an airport they can divert to in an emergency. ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.06% rose firmly higher to open Tuesday trade with the lion's share of those gains coming from two names. UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, +3.19% was delivering a 55-point jolt to the blue-chip average, while shares of Boeing Co. BA, +1.62% were adding ... Boeing

Two of the Navy's most important aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet and the P-8 Poseidon are made by Boeing, and at Sea Air Space 2018, the company provided an update on what's next for the aircraft. (Staff). About this. Author. About Jeff Martin. Jeff is the host of Defense News Weekly, the ...
However, while both companies stand to benefit, Humphrey prefers Airbus, which he rates at Overweight, to Boeing, which he sees at Equal Weight. He writes that Boeing shares have already doubled in the past 12 to 18 months, thanks to strong execution and free cash flow, while Airbus has " ...
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is in town Friday and Saturday on a very secretive visit amid tight security. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's private VIP 747 jumbo jet, inbound from New York, landed at Paine Field in Everett just after 2 p.m. Friday for a tour of Boeing — his first West Coast stop on a ...
Announced on March 30, 2018, Boeing's contract with the government of Kuwait for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets has a price ceiling of about $1.2 billion. ... WASHINGTON — Boeing and the government of Kuwait on Friday finalized a long-awaited deal for 28 Super Hornets, with a contract value that could amount to almost ...
The Boeing Co. is changing the organizational structure of its defense unit in moves that have numerous ties to the Air Capital. According to a report from Defense One, Boeing (NYSE: BA) is standing up two new divisions within defense — a missile and weapons systems unit, and, importantly for Wichita, ...
Boeing is creating a new Seattle-area division to oversee its military airplane programs, including the new Air Force One jets, P-8 Poseidon spy planes and KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tankers. The new Commercial Derivative Aircraft Division goes into effect Monday, Boeing Defense, Space and ...
I keep hearing advertising, especially in the Charleston market, that warns against the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers forming a union at Boeing in North Charleston. I have no vested interest in Boeing, but as a South Carolinian whose tax dollars helped provide millions in ...
The company recently completed the massive structural scaffold platforms Boeing is using in Everett to help build the 777X, the company's newest generation of advanced widebody aircraft. ABW also builds specialized structures to protect oil and gas equipment and people on Alaska's North Slope, and ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average marked fresh session highs in the last hour of trading Thursday afternoon, with markets closed in observance of Good Friday tomorrow. Shares of Boeing Co. BA, +2.46% rallied more than 3% and were contributing nearly 70 points to the Dow's late-afternoon advance.

Remember WannaCry? Yes, the same notorious ransomware that targeted more than 200,000 victims worldwide in May 2017. It turns out the cyber threat is back with a bang and this time the victim is none other but the aviation giant Boeing Corporation.
On Saturday, the automated dispatch network for Baltimore's 911 system was also taken offline by an apparent ransomware attack. And yesterday, Boeing's Charleston facility—which manufactures components for Boeing's 777 and other commercial jets, and for the Air Force's KC-46 tanker—was struck by ...
Boeing is establishing a Commercial Derivative Aircraft division and a Missile and Weapon Systems division. The Commercial Derivative unit will be based in Seattle and take over responsibility for the KC-46 tanker, which has suffered delays and deficiencies, frustrating senior U.S. Air Force officials.
Boeing Co. BA, +2.46% computer systems have reportedly contracted the WannaCry virus, raising fears the attack could slow down production at the aerospace giant. Boeing shares were up 0.2% after hours, following a decline of 0.3% to close at $320.02 in the regular session. Boeing's chief engineer of ...
Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) stock has been hit hard by talk of a trade war between the U.S. and China in recent weeks, dropping more than 8 percent in March. However, analysts say China is heavily reliant on Boeing to supply its booming air travel industry, and China may be reluctant to make an example of ...
American plane manufacturer Boeing announced that it "detected a limited intrusion of malware" that infiltrated "a small number of systems," according to a statement released by a company official. The Seattle Times reports that Boeing fell victim to the WannaCry virus, which held computers hostage earlier ...
Boeing said on Wednesday that it was hit by a cyberattack that some Boeing executives identified as the same WannaCry computer virus that struck thousands of computer systems in more than 70 countries around the world last year. In an internal memo, Mike VanderWel, chief engineer of Boeing ...
Boeing (NYSE:BA) appears near a deal to secure a contested aircraft supply contract from American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL), as Airbus (OTCPK:EADSF, OTCPK:EADSY) tells Bloomberg it ended talks with the carrier to sell its A330neo jetliner after saying it was unwilling to match Boeing's price offer for its ...
When Boeing hands over the keys — yes, there are keys, albeit ceremonial — for a 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines, it will be the first time one of the aerospace giant's new commercial planes has made its initial delivery outside of the Seattle area. But the significance of Sunday's event, both to ...
MONTREAL — Aircraft giant Boeing will not appeal a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that allows its Canadian rival Bombardier to sell its newest commercial jets without heavy duties. Boeing launched a trade case with the independent International Trade Commission last April, arguing ...
The Boeing Co. said this week that it does not intend to appeal the recent trade ruling that shot down import duties on Bombardier Inc.'s C Series passenger jet. According to a report from Flightglobal, a Boeing (NYSE: BA) spokesperson confirmed the decision and noted that any potential appeal had a ...
I found Wilson, who's worked for Boeing in Renton, Auburn and Frederickson, standing near the new Southwest Airlines 737 Max 8. What does this mean to you? It's a great accomplishment. It's a milestone of where we've been and where we're going. It's exciting to see 10,000, and we're expecting 10,000 ...
Boeing's annual report for 2004 – the year the 787 programme was launched – reads like a time capsule of a very different company. That year the manufacturer reported a "strong" net cash flow of $3.5 billion. Operating margin had "improved" significantly compared with 2003, rising to 3.8% of operating ...
Boeing had taken Denmark to court over a lack of access to documents used in the government's decision to buy the Lockheed Martin jets. ... After Denmark decided to buy 27 of Lockheed Martin's new warplanes in 2016, Boeing complained that the evaluation process for the planes competing for the order ...
Shares of American Airlines closed down 2.5 percent, while shares of Boeing were up 0.4 percent. Boeing's expected win deals a fresh blow to the struggling A330neo, weeks after Hawaiian Airlines dropped an order for six Airbus A330-800neo jets in favor of the 787, leaving that particular variant of ...
President Donald Trump will announce tariffs on China on Thursday to curb theft of U.S. technology. If Trump imposes a $60 billion tariff on Chinese goods, China can slap back against U.S. companies, such as Boeing. Boeing has announced China will buy about $1 trillion of aircraft over the next 20 years.
Measuring The Boeing Company's (NYSE:BA) track record of past performance is a useful exercise for investors. It enables us to understand whether or not the company has met or exceed expectations, which is an insightful signal for future performance. Today I will assess BA's recent performance ...
President Donald Trump was ridiculed on Twitter after pronouncing during a visit to Boeing's St. Louis facility that the company's new F/A-18 Super Hornet will be equipped with the “latest and the greatest stealth, and a lot of things on that plane that people don't even know about.” But it turns out Trump was ...
“Prime contractor Boeing and partner Lockheed Martin worked with the US Air Force [USAF] to conduct 11 test flights of the new system at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida in January,” Steve Parker, vice-president F-15 Programs at Global Strike, Boeing Military Aircraft, told Jane's . “Legion Pod gives the F-15 ...
“We are pleased to help expand Boeing's supply base for this lightweight and cost-effective technology,” said Don McEwen, general manager of LMI's composite and testing facility in Everett. “Our thermoplastics work also expands LMI's portfolio of composite fabrication and assembly manufacturing work.”.
Boeing announced March 21 the company's intention to establish a new research center in the Republic of Korea; the company is currently in discussion with the Korean government regarding the center opening. The research center will focus on accelerating autonomy, artificial intelligence, avionics, ...
"Boeing and Lockheed Martin have their work cut out for them. Unless they're willing to operate ULA at a loss, they simply cannot compete with SpaceX on cost, for government launch missions, over the next two years." This was my prediction one year ago: For the foreseeable future, Boeing (NYSE:BA) and ...
President Donald Trump was ridiculed on Twitter after pronouncing during a visit to Boeing's St. Louis facility that the company's new F/A-18 Super Hornet will be equipped with the “latest and the greatest stealth, and a lot of things on that plane that people don't even know about.” But it turns out Trump was ...
Ten months after handing over the first 737 Max 8, Boeing has now delivered the second major variant in re-engined single-aisle family with Thai Lion Air taking the first 737-9 in a 21 March ceremony in Renton, Washington. The stretched single-aisle powered by CFM International Leap-1B engines ...
If Saudi Arabia does in fact sign a deal with Boeing, it wouldn't be the first. Last May, the kingdom agreed to purchase Chinook helicopters, P-8 Poseidon military aircraft – a derivative of Boeing's Next Generation 737-800, the aircraft is used for long-range anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, as well as ...
The U.S. Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, is pulling no punches in voicing frustration with the Boeing Co. over continued delays to the KC-46A Pegasus tanker program. And, according to a report from Defense News, she says the USAF has let the company know that it wants Boeing's “A-team” to ...
Of Boeing's 737 MAX family, the 7 aircraft will have the longest range, capable of flying up to 3,850 nautical miles. The single-aisle plane can carry up to 172 passengers (depending on the seat configuration). Boeing is hoping airlines launching new routes will be interested in the smaller aircraft.
Airbus SE is considering a new cargo model to compete against offerings from Boeing Co. (BA), driven by requests from e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), reports Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. (See also: White ...
"We are pleased to help expand Boeing's supply base for this lightweight and cost-effective technology," Don McEwen, general manager of LMI's Everett composite and testing facility. "Our thermoplastics work also expands LMI's portfolio of composite fabrication and assembly manufacturing work.".
It now looks like Boeing will add at least two more aircraft to the U.S. Air Force fleet, which flies our country's leaders around. They are the most recognizable — the 747s traditionally called “Air Force One.” The recent news the Trump Administration now approves replacing the current presidential jets with ...
A source at Boeing told Defense News late last week that "another MQ-25 prototype could be revealed in short order." In late December, the aerospace and defense contractor unveiled the first sneak peek at their first new drone. The prototype was revealed shortly before the January 3 deadline to submit ...
Dennis Muilenburg, CEO, president and chairman of the Boeing Co., had his total compensation with the company increased by 22 percent last year, thanks primarily to a boost in his total for performance-related incentives. According to a Boeing (NYSE: BA) regulatory filing with the Securities and ...
l“Trade wars are good and easy to win.” Thus tweeted President Donald Trump in early March. But for the jetliner industry, trade wars are a potentially toxic exogenous shock. Jetliners are uniquely vulnerable to retaliation, particularly from China. First, the recent aluminum and steel tariffs are just the start of ...


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The Boeing Company is the 800-pound gorilla of US aerospace. The firm is the world's largest aerospace company, the #1 manufacturer of commercial jets (barely ahead of Airbus), and the #3 defense contractor behind Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. It has two major segments: Commercial Airplanes and Integrated Defense Systems. Boeing's commercial aircraft include the 767, 747, and the 737; military aircraft include the F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter, the F-15 Eagle fighter-bomber, the C-17 Globemaster III transport, and the AH- 64D Apache helicopter. Boeing's space operations include communications satellites, Delta rockets, missiles, the International Space Station, and the Space Shuttle (with Lockheed).

 

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