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Boeing Breaks Ground on New Oklahoma Site for AM&S Division

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has broken ground on a new facility in Oklahoma City as part of the company’s plan to expand its operations in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Boeing said it will move the headquarters of its aircraft modernization and sustainment division ...

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State Dept OKs $335M Aircraft IR Countermeasure Sale to UAE

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The State Department has approved a potential $335 million foreign military sale of AN/AAQ 24(V) directional infrared countermeasure systems for the United Arab Emirates’ head of state aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that UAE ordered four airborne DIRCMs and a total of 60 small laser transmitter assemblies, ...

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NASA Taps 13 Companies for Aerospace Research at Glenn Center

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NASA has selected 13 companies to support aerospace research and provide propulsion and communications systems to the Glenn Research Center in Ohio under five-year contracts with a maximum value of $190 million. The space agency said Wednesday awardees will work to develop, verify and demonstrate communications, propulsion, structures and materials technology for space ...

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GKN to Acquire Dutch Aircraft Manufacturer Fokker for $780M

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GKN has agreed on the estimated $779.6 million acquisition of Arle Capital‘s Fokker Technologies company as part of GKN’s efforts to establish its business as a global supplier to the aerospace sector. GKN said Tuesday its aerospace business will absorb Fokker as an operating unit following the close of the acquisition scheduled ...

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Boeing Establishes STEM Learning Academy in Tukwila

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged to donate $50 million to the Museum of Flight as part of its initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and math education, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The investment will be used to fund the Boeing Academy for STEM ...

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Navy Orders $78M in Insitu Blackjack UAS

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Insitu has received a $78 million contract modification to produce a new batch of Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) company will also deliver air vehicles, ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment and spares under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Insitu will perform ...

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July 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down On Tech Stock Performance

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The GovCon Index trailed down following the U.S. markets to close at 76.057, a loss of 0.086 points. Apple (Nasdaq: APPL), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) all turned in disappointing results; pulling down the NASDAQ composite index reported by Bloomberg. A rally in bank stocks helped stem off a steeper decline in the ...

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DIA Picks 50 for Potential $6B Enterprise IT Services IDIQ

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The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has selected 50 companies to compete for task orders to provide information technology support services to defense and intelligence agencies under a potential five-year, $6 billion contract vehicle. DIA said Friday it received 77 proposals for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise program ...

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Air Force Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force launched a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) GPS IIF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket on Wednesday, the tenth to join the GPS constellation that provides space-based navigation, positioning, timing services for military, commercial and civilian applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Today’s ...

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Report: Boeing to See Orders for P-8I, Apache, Chinook From India

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India’s defense acquisition council has approved the country’s purchase of four new P-8I maritime surveillance planes from Boeing (NYSE: BA) under a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes that the order is part of an option clause in India’s 2009 contract to acquire eight ...

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