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MTSI Appoints New Site Lead for Edwards AFB

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2016 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has appointed an Air Force Reserve officer to be its new site lead at Edwards Air Force Base in California, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday John Mikal, who is also a test pilot for the KC-46A tanker aircraft, succeeds Don Blanton …

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Boeing, Air Force Agree on Final KC-46A Design

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Air Force have agreed on the final design of the company’s KC-46A tanker jet after months of component and subsystem reviews and a three-day weapon system critical design review in July. The company intends to deliver 179 total tankers to the Air Force, as well …

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Boeing, GE Sign $108M AF Tanker Control Systems Agreement; Lorraine Bolsinger Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a potential $180 million contract with General Electric (NYSE: GE) for GE to provide mission control systems for a U.S. Air Force tanker. GE said work will include system design, development and production for the KC-46A tanker. Lorraine Bolsinger, president and CEO of GE’s aviation systems business, said …

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