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Boeing, Partner Eye Standard 3D Printing Processes for Titanium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with Switzerland-based technology company Oerlikon on a project to develop standard 3D printing processes and materials using metal, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The partnership aims to create standard titanium additive manufacturing methods and qualify suppliers that produce the metallic components in line …

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Boeing Takes Seat on Singularity University Board After Series B Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm and partner WestRiver Group have led the Series B funding round for digital educational program provider Singularity University, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its HorizonX Ventures unit’s investment aims to facilitate customized education programs for Boeing employees and integrate …

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Boeing to Develop, Integrate Navy F/A-18 Conformal Fuel Tanks Under $220M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $219.6 million delivery order to implement an engineering change proposal to the F/A-18 Hornet fuel tank for the U.S. Navy. The company will help the service branch design, develop, test and integrate the conformal fuel tank onto the multirole combat aircraft, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing to Update 4 AWACS Aircraft for Japan Under $60M Air Force Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will help install and verify the upgrades to the mission computer of Japan’s E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft under a potential $60.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company is tasked …

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Bill Clark Named Interim CEO of Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary

Bill Clark, chief operating officer of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary, has been appointed as interim CEO of the unmanned aircraft system maker, Hood River News reported Tuesday. The report said Clark succeeds Ryan Hartman, who stepped down as Insitu CEO on Feb. 1 due to “personal reasons.” As COO, Clark …

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Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), AAR Corp.‘s (NYSE: AIR) aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All three contractors can vie for individual task orders to deliver P-8A support services to the Navy, Australian …

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Air Force Pushes Boeing JDAM Tail Kit Production Contract Ceiling to $927M

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $195 million contract modification to produce additional tail kits for the service branch’s Joint Direct Attack Munitions. The modification will increase the cumulative face value of a previously awarded JDAM tail kit production contract to nearly $927.5 million, the Defense Department said Thursday. Boeing said its …

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Bell-Boeing JPO to Update Configuration of 3 Navy Osprey Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter joint venture will work to update three MV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $69.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C updates to the Block B aircraft as …

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Boeing-Led Team Lands $6.6B MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Devt, Sustainment Services

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a six-year, $6.56 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue the production and sustainment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ballistic missile defense system. The modification covers the delivery of a new missile field with 20 additional silos; two additional silos in an …

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Boeing Ventures Unit Invests in California Startup’s Battery Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX ventures unit has placed an investment with California-based startup Cuberg for further development of the latter’s battery cell technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cuberg designed the battery with a lithium metal anode, a high-voltage cathode and proprietary electrolyte to deliver high …

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