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Boeing launches a longer Dreamliner, the 787-9

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- An executive at U.S. plane maker Boeing said the new Dreamliner would hopefully lift the brand's reputation, just as it lifts its passengers.
Boeing: Dreamliner 787 planes delayed

Boeing: Dreamliner 787 planes delayed

EVERETT, Wash., June 26 (UPI) -- Airlines could receive Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes a month or two later than scheduled because of a September production slowdown, the company said.

GE engines tested on Boeing 787

SEATTLE, June 17 (UPI) -- The new Boeing 787 completed its first test flight over the skies of Seattle with engines designed by General Electric, aerospace company Boeing announced.
Boeing 787 cleared for further tests

Boeing 787 cleared for further tests

EVERETT, Wash., April 21 (UPI) -- Aerospace company Boeing received expanded type inspection authorization for its 787 program from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the company said.
Boeing official confident about Dreamliner

Boeing official confident about Dreamliner

SEATTLE, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The head of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner program said he's confident the U.S. aerospace company's newest passenger jet will have its first official flight this year.

BMD Watch: Russia radar base threat

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The Kremlin will withdraw its offer to allow the United States to jointly operate with Russia radar stations for ballistic missile defense in southern Russia and Azerbaijan if Washington pushes ahead with deploying missile defense systems against ICBMs in Central Europe, a senior Russian general said last week.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: ABL COIL modules installed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Boeing said in a statement last week that with its industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency it achieved a milestone for the Airborne Laser missile defense program with the installation of all six chemical oxygen iodine laser modules on the ABL aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: Boeing assesses GMD program

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Boeing said Jan. 7 it had replied to a MDA request for industry feedback on the follow-on GMD program.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Boeing, NG complete ABL improvements

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. companies Boeing and Northrop Grumman have completed time-saving procedures and tests on the Airborne Laser.

Boeing installs chemical laser on aircraft

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. company Boeing said Monday its high-energy chemical laser system was ready for a series of crucial tests.

Boeing lists recent ABL successes

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Airborne Laser has passed a series of important flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base.

BMD Watch: THAAD exo-atmosphere success

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency carried out a successful test of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, interceptor system Saturday.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: GBI hits ICBM in test success

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency Friday announced a successful intercept test Friday of its Ground-based Midcourse Defense Interceptor to defend the United States from the threat of intercontinental ballistic missiles.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: Alaska 'home' ready for SBX

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The home port facilities for the giant Sea-Based X-Band Radar that is a crucial component of the U.S. Ground-based Mid-course Interceptor, or GBI, system in Alaska took a major leap forward last week.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
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