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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order

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NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract. The agency said Thursday that Boeing has completed an integrated critical design review of its ...

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Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business. The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings. “This is ...

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State Dept OKs $2B Bomb Guidance Kit Sale to Israel

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The State Department has cleared a potential $1.879 billion foreign military sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits and related equipment, parts and logistics services to Israel. Israel ordered 14,500 KMU-556C/B JDAM kits with GBU-39, BLU-113 and Mk-80 series bombs, Hellfire and Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air ...

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Report: UTC in Talks With Potential Sikorsky Buyers

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United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTC) has begun discussions with other companies about a potential sale of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Citing several sources, Dana Mattioli and Ted Mann write that Airbus Group, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are considering making offers ...

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State Dept OKs $199M Boeing Harpoon Missile Sale to Japan

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Japan has placed an order for Boeing (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles under a $199 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The proposed contract covers the procurement of 48 Harpoons, containers, equipment, spare and repair parts, technical documentation and logistics and training services, the Defense ...

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Army Taps General Electric to Provide Turboshaft Engines to Taiwan

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General Electric‘s aviation arm will provide its T700 701D/401C turboshaft engine for military aircraft under a $2 billion foreign military sales contract with Taiwan. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract supports U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force program requirements and runs through Dec. 31, 2020. The Army Contracting Command at Redstone ...

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May 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gains

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The GovCon Index rallied 1.046 percent to close Friday at 73.943, recovering four days of losses in a row for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.49 percent to 18,191.11, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index jumped 1.35 percent to 2,116.09 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.17 percent to 5,003.55. Top Percentage Gainers ...

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May 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Rally 1% on Jobs Report

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The GovCon Index recovered an entire week’s worth of losses Friday with a rally of 1.046 percent to close at 73.943. All major U.S. stock indices recorded gains of at least 1 percent after April’s employment report from the Labor Department showed the country added 223,000 jobs during the month, which the Wall ...

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Report: U.S. Nears Boeing Super Hornet Sale from Kuwait

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. government closing in on a potential $1 billion worth of orders for Super Hornet strike fighters from Kuwait. Defense News said Washington officials confirmed a near-term sale for up to 40 units of the ...

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State Dept Clears US’ $130M Lockheed F-16 Upgrade Deal with Singapore

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will modernize Singapore’s F-16 Block 52 aircraft fleet after the State Department approved a potential $130 million foreign military sales agreement. The proposed FMS deal covers overhaul work on 60 F-16C/D/D+ planes and associated technology such joint helmet-mounted cueing systems, friend or foe devices, global positioning and inertial ...

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