• Boeing Signs New STS Contract for C-17 Training at Farnborough, England

    (30 May 2021)
    Boeing has signed a new Synthetic Training Service
    (STS) contract that will see the aircraft manufacturer continue
    training Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 aircrew and engineers at the
    C-17 International Training Centre (ITC) in Farnborough, England through
    2040.

    “Ensuring we have a modernized Armed Forces
    capable of tackling future threats begins with access to
    world-class training for all of our personnel,” said UK Minister for
    Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin, MP. “This £247 million ($348
    million) investment will allow our air crews to operate this
    aircraft to its highest capability and maintain critical defence
    outputs and will extend

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