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Boeing Receives Contract to Integrate Flight Trainer Software Updates to Naval Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has granted Boeing (NYSE: BA) an $18.8 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order to embed Tactical Operational Flight Trainer sensor software updates to the service branch’s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Chicago, Illinois-based technology company will also identify requirements, install updated …

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Boeing to Adopt ‘Commercial Timeline’ to Accelerate WGS 11 & 12 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is working to accelerate its effort to build the 11th and 12th Wideband Global Satcom satellites using the $600 million that Congress allotted for the program in the 2018 Defense Department budget, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that Rico Attanasio, …

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Boeing CEO Leanne Caret Receives Nimitz Award for Maritime Industry Contribution

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has received the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for her contribution to the maritime industry and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The Navy League of the United …

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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Boeing expands Alabama facility to speed PAC-3 missile production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its missile plant in Huntsville, Alabama, in an effort to speed the production of a weapons system designed to protect the U.S. from hostile missiles and aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The move will also create 70 new jobs …

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Boeing Completes Fuel On-Load Certification Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force to complete fuel on-load tests on its KC-46 aerial tanker aircraft as part of the certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Supplemental Type Certificate process …

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Boeing, Saudi Firm Create JV for Military Aircraft MRO Localization; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a memorandum of agreement with state-owned company Saudi Arabian Military Industries to create a new joint venture that aims to localize at least 55 percent of maintenance, repair and overhaul work for Saudi Arabia’s fixed- and rotary-wing military …

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Boeing Lands $313M Follow-On Award for Canadian Air Force Chinook Fleet Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $313 million follow-on contract to provide logistics, engineering, supply chain, data analytics and training services for the Canadian air force’s fleet of Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide lifecycle support to the CH-147F  helicopters through 2023 under an amendment to a performance-based …

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Air Force Issues $312M Ceiling Increase Modification to Boeing JDAM Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $311.8 million ceiling increase modification under a U.S. Air Force contract for the production of Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits. The company will supply the military service with JDAM inertial guidance kits designed to increase bomb accuracy through global positioning system-based guidance updates, the  Defense Department said Monday. Boeing’s …

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