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Boeing Closes Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed amount to further the aerospace and defense contractor’s autonomous technology development efforts. Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday Aurora will retain its business name and join the former’s engineering, test and technology group. Both companies first announced the deal in …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Vet Mark Cherry Joins Boeing as Phantom Works VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Mark Cherry, president and chief operating officer at Manassas, Virginia-based autonomous systems maker Aurora Flight Sciences, has been appointed to succeed Darryl Davis as vice president of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Phantom Works technology arm. Davis, who served as head of Phantom Works for a decade, will transition into a program management …

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Greg Hyslop: Boeing Makes Autonomous Tech Push Through Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to buy Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to accelerate the development of autonomous technology for aerospace vehicles. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it would integrate Aurora into the aerospace and defense contractor’s engineering, test and technology segment upon closing of the acquisition. Greg Hyslop, chief …

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USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aurora Flight Sciences have won positions on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research, develop and demonstrate aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six proposals for …

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DARPA Awards Aurora Flight Sciences $89M Contract to Continue VTOL X-Plane Development

Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded an $89.4 million contract to further develop an unmanned vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft for the second and third phases of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s VTOL X-Plane program. DARPA received three offers for the acquisition program and is obligating $53.4 million in research and development funds at the time of award, the …

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DARPA Selects Lockheed, Sikorsky, Aurora Flight Sciences for Multi-Aircraft Autopilot R&D Project

Aurora Flight Sciences, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Sikorsky have been awarded contracts to design, build and demonstrate an aircraft automation technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Tuesday the companies will work to develop an Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System that can be tailored to support …

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Exclusive: BrainTrust Holdings Acquired by EverWatch; John Hillen Quoted

John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch

EverWatch announced on Monday that the national security services provider, backed by Enlightenment Capital, has acquired BrainTrust Holdings, a leading provider of innovative technology solutions to the intelligence and defense communities, for an undisclosed sum to further expand technical service offerings and contract pursuits in the intelligence sector. “In this …

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Pierre Chao, Founding Partner of Renaissance Strategic Advisors, Named to 2020 Wash100 for His Valuable Consulting Services and IT Initiatives

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Pierre Chao, founding partner of Reconnaissance Strategic Advisors (RSAdvisors), as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for his expansive consulting services and IT insights. This marks Chao’s third Wash100 Award.

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JD Kuhn Appointed EverWatch CFO; John Hillen, Jason Rigoli Quoted

J.D. Kuhn, formerly chief financial officer and controller of Salient CRGT, has joined national security services provider EverWatch as CFO, the company announced Thursday. “J.D. is an experienced executive in building mid-sized national security prime contractors,” said Dr. John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch. “Our aggressive organic and inorganic build requires …

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