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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures ...

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with ...

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Leidos Board Appoints CEO Roger Krone Chairman

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone officially became chairman of the board of directors on March 20, less than a year after he joined the company from Boeing (NYSE: BA). The board designated Krone as the successor to former Chairman John Jumper, who served as CEO until he retired from that role last year, Leidos ...

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Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

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The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for ...

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

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The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot ...

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Jeff Johnson to Head Military Aircraft BD at Boeing; Marc Allen Comments

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Jeff Johnson, formerly president of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) operations in the Middle East, has been named vice president of business development for military aircraft and succeeded the now-retired Tim Norgart. Boeing said Thursday he will oversee the development and implementation of business strategies for the Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle, C-17 Globemaster ...

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Mercedes Westcott, John Stewart, Greg Oslan Join ThreatStream Advisory Team

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Three security executives have joined the new advisory board at California-based security company ThreatStream. Mercedes Westcott, vice president for the public sector group at Cloudera, John N. Stewart, senior vice president, chief security and trust officer for Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), and OSG Consulting founder Greg Oslan will help provide direction to the company as strategic ...

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