June 10, 2007 |
Boeing Co. signed a $3-billion contract in St. Petersburg to make 22 Dreamliners for state-run Aeroflot in a possible sign of better relations between the U.S. and Russia. The sale had been delayed as relations between the two countries worsened after American officials accused President Vladimir V. Putin of impeding democracy.
April 5, 2003 |
Lockheed Martin Corp., Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. each will receive $45 million from NASA to design an orbital space plane to ferry astronauts to and from the international space station. A decision on which craft to build will be made in the second half of 2004, and the plane should be ready by 2010, NASA said.
August 20, 2005 |
Boeing Co. and Airbus booked orders for a combined total of 529 large airliners in the second quarter, up from 161 in the first quarter, an industry trade group said. The figures compiled by the Aerospace Industries Assn. showed Boeing booked 379 orders in the second quarter, while Airbus booked 150.
January 24, 2003 |
Lockheed Martin Corp. topped the list of the biggest U.S. military contractors in fiscal 2002, followed by Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed, long the industry leader, rolled up $17 billion in prime contract awards in the year ended Sept. 30, up from $14.7 billion the year before.
March 19, 2005 |
Boeing Co. said the executive whose affair with Chief Executive Harry C. Stonecipher led to his ouster last week had voluntarily resigned. Debra Peabody, 48, who managed office operations for Boeing in Washington and became involved with Stonecipher at a company retreat in California in January, resigned Thursday. Boeing declined to elaborate.
December 28, 2005 |
The U.S. Navy awarded Textron Inc.'s Bell Helicopter unit and Boeing Co. a $1-billion contract to buy components for 16 V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft through September 2009. The Pentagon had decided in September to accelerate production of the V-22, or Osprey.
July 11, 2008 |
Boeing Co. said its second-quarter results would be hurt by a 22-cent-a-share charge for previously reported delays on a program to convert commercial aircraft to military surveillance planes. Boeing still forecasts profit of $5.70 to $5.85 a share this year and $6.80 to $7 in 2009, the Chicago-based company said.