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Boeing to Adopt ‘Commercial Timeline’ to Accelerate WGS 11 & 12 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is working to accelerate its effort to build the 11th and 12th Wideband Global Satcom satellites using the $600 million that Congress allotted for the program in the 2018 Defense Department budget, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that Rico Attanasio, …

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Boeing CEO Leanne Caret Receives Nimitz Award for Maritime Industry Contribution

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has received the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for her contribution to the maritime industry and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The Navy League of the United …

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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Tapestry Solutions rolls out ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Tapestry Solutions, a subsidiary of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has unveiled its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ Nashua, New Hampshire, facility, as part of the U.K.-based firm’s efforts to modernize its manufacturing operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Boeing said Monday the ESI …

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Boeing expands Alabama facility to speed PAC-3 missile production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its missile plant in Huntsville, Alabama, in an effort to speed the production of a weapons system designed to protect the U.S. from hostile missiles and aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The move will also create 70 new jobs …

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Boeing Completes Fuel On-Load Certification Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force to complete fuel on-load tests on its KC-46 aerial tanker aircraft as part of the certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Supplemental Type Certificate process …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update

Weekly Roundup April 2 – April 6, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO On March 23rd, President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2019 which allocates $686.1 billion for the Department of Defense’s budget. The …

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Lockheed Lands $117M Award for Dutch Apache Laser Rangefinder Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $116.9 million U.S. Army contract modification to provide Modernized Laser Range Finder Designators for integration into the Dutch military’s AH-64 Apache helicopter. The company will perform work at its Orlando, Florida, facility through Aug. 31, 2020, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army obligated the modification’s full value at the …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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