US authorizes partners to potentially purchase Raytheon-made defense radar The U.S. government has authorized several U.S. allies and security partners to potentially purchase via Foreign Military Sales the Raytheon-made AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar, for use in forward-based mode.
Air Lease announces new lease contracts for eight new Boeing aircraft Air Lease (AL) announced new long term lease contracts with Vietnam Airlines that converted the formerly contracted eight Boeing (BA) 787-9 aircraft to eight new Boeing 787-10s. These aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Boeing and deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2019 and continue through 2021. The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner will be the largest aircraft in Vietnam Airlines’ fleet.
Boeing announces EVA Airways intends to purchase five 777 Freighters Boeing announced that EVA Airways intends to purchase five 777 Freighters. The commitment, valued at more than $1.5B at list prices, represents the first 777 Freighters to join EVA's fleet and will be posted to Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website once finalized. The Taiwanese airline plans to use the new freighters to bolster its fleet in an effort to meet growing demand in the air cargo market.