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USAF Formally Names T-X Aircraft With Red-Tailed Color Scheme

The U.S. Air Force has named its new Boeing-made T-X aircraft, with a public announcement at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference. Matthew Donovan, acting USAF secretary, announced the aircraft's naming as the T-7A Red Hawk in National Harbor, Md., on Monday, the service branch said the same day.

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Navy, Marine Corps Planning to Acquire Boeing-Developed T-X Trainer Aircraft

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are planning to acquire T-X trainer aircraft to replace the T-45 Goshawk trainer and F-5 simulator currently deployed by both service branches, Defense News reported Tuesday. A Boeing-Saab team secured a potential $9.2 billion contract to produce a maximum of 475 T-X aircraft and 120 simulators for the U.S. Air Force in 2018.

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