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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services


The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the ...

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John Shannon Appointed Boeing Space Launch System VP, Program Manager

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John Shannon, formerly Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) International Space Station program manager, has been named vice president and program manager for the company’s space launch system. He succeeds retiring Virginia Barnes, Boeing said Thursday. Shannon previously served as deputy associate administrator for NASA’s exploration planning in the human exploration and operations ...

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ULA Presents Vulcan Next Generation Launch System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance’s unveiling of the Vulcan next generation launch system rocket and reusability initiative at this week’s 31st Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The NGLS will include reusable booster ...

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Australia to Order Additional Boeing C-17A Planes, Equipment


Australia intends to procure additional two Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Globemaster III military cargo aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. The Australian defense department said Friday it will spend approximately $1 billion to buy the C-17As as well as to modernize an aircraft maintenance facility and other infrastructure at ...

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DLA Orders $173M in Boeing Aircraft Control Spare Parts

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a four-year, $173.5 million contract to produce aircraft control surface depot level repairable spare parts for the U.S. Navy. The company will perform work in Missouri through April 30, 2019, under contract with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the Defense Department said Friday.  

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Boeing Purchases OMG’s Motion Imagery Software Business; Steve Nordlund, Ryan Hartman Comment


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has bought OMG subsidiary 2d3 Sensing for an undisclosed amount to integrate 2d3’s full motion video processing technology into multiple aircraft platforms. Steve Nordlund, vice president of unmanned airborne systems at Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Friday the transaction “supports our effort to differentiate our ...

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April 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips, Markets Await Fed Minutes


The GovCon Index lost some ground from the previous day’s close Tuesday and recorded a loss of 0.254 points to close at 69.007 on Tuesday. Bloomberg reports U.S. investors have their collective eye on the Federal Reserve‘s scheduled Wednesday release of minutes from its March meeting and many economic analysts surveyed by ...

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

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The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas ...

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Robert Leduc to Succeed Mick Maurer as President of UTC’s Sikorsky Biz; Gregory Hayes Comments


Robert Leduc, a 35-year veteran at United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), has been named president of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary. He will succeed Mick Maurer, who has been appointed as UTC senior vice president of strategic projects, the company said Thursday. Both Leduc and Maurer will report to Gregory Hayes, UTC president ...

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