Tag Archives: Boeing

Russian Hackers Target US Defense Contractors

The Associated Press reports: Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers clearly exploited a national vulnerability in cybersecurity: poorly protected email and barely any direct notification ...

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REPORT: Trump Had Boeing CEO Listen In When He Called Pentagon About Rival Lockheed’s Fighter Jets

Bloomberg reports: Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump made two surprise calls to the Air Force general managing the Pentagon’s largest weapons program, the Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 jet. Listening in on one of those calls was Dennis Muilenburg — the CEO of Lockheed’s chief rival, Boeing Co. Trump, who has repeatedly criticized the $379 billion F-35 program as ...

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PAYBACK: Trump’s Anti-Boeing Tweet Came 20 Minutes After CEO Criticized Him In Chicago Tribune Story

The Daily Beast reports: Seemingly out of nowhere on Tuesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump bashed Boeing on Twitter, declaring the company’s costs “out of control,” and saying the government should cancel an order with the company for two new Air Force One jets. As it turns out, that seemingly random outburst against the aerospace company came within an hour after ...

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Trump: Cancel The New Air Force One Contract

Apparently Trump intends to treat federal contractors the same way he has treated the companies that worked with his private businesses. USA Today reports: President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday called for the U.S. government to cancel a deal with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for development of a new Air Force One. The Air Force signed deals with Boeing in January and ...

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Boeing Shows Off 787-9 Dreamliner

CNN reports: There’s a famous quote: “If you did it, it ain’t braggin’.” Boeing did it — in front of a camera. An eye-popping rehearsal video Boeing released Thursday shows off its newest version of the Dreamliner aircraft — the 787-9 — performing some impressive and beautiful banks and ascents. The takeoff alone will get your attention. So maybe it’s ...

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