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Rolls Royce Will Provide Long-Awaited New Jet Engines For The B-52 Bomber Fleet


May 28, 2011
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But failed? So what does this say about America’s Industrial might? Relying on European Engines and helicopters (AW139 purchase for USAF) and possibly even having A330MRTTs

Boeing gets nod to start building Germany’s P-8 anti-submarine aircraft

WASHINGTON — Boeing has inked a contract with the U.S. Navy to produce five P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance and anti-submarine aircraft destined for the German sea service, the company announced.

The Sept. 28 award marks the latest step in Germany’s quest for urgently needed replacements for its aging P-3C Orion planes. Officials have said the Poseidon aircraft fit Germany’s requirement of offering a mix of sensor capabilities and combat punch needed to target adversarial submarines in an increasingly sophisticated subsurface arms race.

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