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Satellite-launching drone program enters next phase

DARPA awards Boeing $6.6 million to continue developing the reusable, hypersonic Experimental Spaceplane.

Boeing patents a real-life force field

The company’s idea is to develop an arc generator that would protect soldiers from shockwaves resulting from an explosion.

Boeing claims new anti-jam capability

A new tactical waveform demonstrated by the satellite maker could be used in existing terminals and satellites.

EMP weapons now a reality

An event took place October 2012 in the Utah desert that escaped the attention of most. Boeing successful tested an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) device mounted within a missile.

Powerful sensor on unmanned helos headed for Afghanistan

By spring, soldiers will remotely pilot a helicopter to see across major portions of Afghanistan through the Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System.

Army manned surveillance plane gets fresh start

The Army has restarted its program to field a manned battlefield surveillance platform to support forces at the brigade level and below.

Navy wants Boeing to study carrier-launched drones

Boeing has received a contract to make sure a drone designed for surveillance and strikes flies by 2018.

How Boeing's Phantom Ray rose from its ghostly grave

What seemed like a risky decision for Boeing in 2007 when it chose to perfect the Phantom Ray unmanned jet fighter on its own eventually might pay off in spades for the aerospace contractor and the U.S. military.

Boeing's Phantom Ray completes first test flight

The Phantom Ray unmanned aircraft system built by Boeing Co. successfully completed its first flight on April 27 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Boeing’s new unit targets rising military bandwidth demand

Boeing has established a Commercial Satellite Services unit to market satellite telecommunications services, including hosted payloads, to the federal government and other satellite users.

Product interoperability effort is showing promise

The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium demonstrates the first products and programs that meet its interoperability standards.

Air Force awards contract for additional wideband satellite

The Air Force has awarded a $182 million follow-on contract to Boeing as part of the continuing Wideband Global Satcom program.

Boeing gains C4ISR systems specialist with Argon ST purchase

Boeing Co. has completed its $775 million acquisition of Argon ST Inc., a Fairfax, Va., developer of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance systems as well as combat systems.

Space surveillance satellite ready for July launch

Boeing Co. has shipped a spacecraft designed to significantly improve the way the United States tracks and monitors satellites and debris in space to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., for scheduled launch on July 8, company officials said today

DOD schedules software support for tactical radios

Boeing Co. will furnish software support for the military’s next-generation network of tactical radios under a contract potentially worth $54.9 million over five years.

Boeing readies UAS flight demonstrations

Boeing Co. will conduct a first flight to two different unmanned aircraft systems in the next 10 months as part of the company’s initiative to get its UAS business back on track, reports Amy Butler at Aviation Week.

Army rolls forward with networked combat systems

The Army has awarded a contract to Boeing Co. to outfit its a brigade combat team with networked gear designed to improve intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities on the battlefield.