Boeing gets $600 million to start designing new Air Force One

Boeing has been awarded nearly $600 million by the U.S. Air Force to begin preliminary design efforts for the next Air Force One.

Boeing 747-8I render in flight
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Boeing will incorporate a mission communication system, electrical power upgrades, a medical facility, an executive interior, a self-defense system and autonomous ground operations capabilities into two commercial Boeing 747-8s.

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