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Air Force Taps Boeing for $87M Combat Survival Radio Logistics IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has received a potential five-year, $87.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide logistics services for the Combat Survivor Evader Locator System designed to aid in search and rescue of isolated military personnel. The Air Force obligated $13.3 million at the time of award from its operations and maintenance; and …

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Air Force Exercises $80M Option in Boeing E-4B Aircraft Sustainment Contract

A business segment of Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $80 million contract option to sustain a variant of the U.S. Air Force‘s E-4B command post aircraft. Boeing Defense, Space & Security will help the service branch manage the E-4B program and procure spares as well as provide system integration laboratory, repair, engine …

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Boeing Exec Craig Cooning Joins Board of Directors at BridgeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) veteran Craig Cooning has been named a board member at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat amid the latter’s effort to develop an advanced optical communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BridgeSat said Tuesday the addition of Cooning to the board of directors comes as …

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Report: Saudi Arabia to Buy $7B in Precision-Guided Munitions From Raytheon, Boeing

Saudi Arabia will purchase precision-guided munitions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under an agreement worth approximately $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Sources told Reuters the proposed deal was part of a potential $110 billion package of weapons sales agreements that President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman …

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Boeing, MDA Load 44th Interceptor Onto Missile Defense System Silo in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the Missile Defense Agency to load the 44th interceptor onto the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system located at Fort Greely in Alaska, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the installation marks the completion of a Defense Department goal …

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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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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Eyes Autonomous Tech for Ground, Aerial Vehicles Via New Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to explore new autonomous technologies for aerial and ground vehicles through its investment in Carnegie Mellon University spinoff Near Earth Autonomy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The investment by Boeing’s HorizonX ventures arm seeks to advance the development of autonomous …

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Boeing, Lockheed Secure Design Work on Navy’s Extra Large UUV Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are working to develop designs for an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle after the U.S. Navy awarded the companies two separate contracts for the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. USNI News reported Tuesday the service branch has …

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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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