Boeing Defense and Space

By Irene Klotz
What began as an operational ballistic missile evolved into one of the most successful and storied space launch vehicles.
Space

By Steve Trimble
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency seeks to field an “interim capability” against hypersonic glide vehicles by 2029 as the Glide Phase Interceptor slides to 2035.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
Boeing has displayed a model of an armed variant of the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker featuring two Lockheed Martin AGM-158C LRASMs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno, Steve Trimble, Irene Klotz, Guy Norris
Boeing’s new leadership in Commercial Airplanes and at the top are likely just the beginning of major changes at the manufacturing giant.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Steve Trimble
Boeing's MQ-28 Ghost Bat final assembly facility will open in 2027 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick, Steve Trimble
Leadership changes at Boeing have Commercial Airplanes CEO Stan Deal out effective immediately, while both CEO Dave Calhoun and chair Larry Kellner revealed their departure dates.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Navy and Boeing have resolved an impasse on intellectual property and data rights around the F/A-18 which will extend production for about two years.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The service will select two companies to begin building CCAs, though with a cost-sharing agreement to bring along a third.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble
The Middle East region presents options for new F-15 orders, especially among the type’s existing operators in Israel, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Dubai Airshow

By Guy Norris, Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno
Boeing is preaching calm as it works toward its middecade production and financial targets, but recent missteps underscore challenges of the next two years.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Matthew Fulco
Deeply intertwined supply chains mean that breaking up is not just hard to do—in some cases, it is impossible.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Chen Chuanren
Demonstrating its commitment to procure 24 F-15EX fighters, a delegation representing the government of Indonesia visited manufacturer Boeing on Aug. 21.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine, Irene Klotz
Building a space taxi for NASA turned out to be a whole lot harder than Boeing imagined.
Space

By Chen Chuanren
Korean Air Aerospace Division has handed the first AH-6 fuselage to Boeing, corresponding with the eight AH-6i helicopters ordered by the Royal Thai Army.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
Boeing Defense and Space CEO Ted Colbert told reporters ahead of the Paris Air Show on June 18 that the second quarter will look like the earnings of the first.
Paris Air Show

By Jen DiMascio, Brian Everstine
Ted Colbert, the president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, vows to bid differently for future programs in a conversation with Aviation Week.
Check 6

By Jen DiMascio, Steve Trimble, Brian Everstine, Joe Anselmo
Aviation Week editors talk with the Boeing Defense, Space and Security president about his focus on regaining stability for major development programs.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Readers write about nuclear warhead use, gun-launched smallsats, Ukraine lessons and The Mars Project. Plus: Behind the Scenes with Boeing Defense’s CEO.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Chen Chuanren
Boeing and teammates Lockheed Martin and KAI are presenting their fighter trainer solutions to the Royal Australian Air Force.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Michael Bruno
Boeing announced late March 28 that Leanne Caret, head of the company’s defense and space division, is retiring after seven years leading the business and 35 ye
Defense and Space