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Report: India OKs $655M Boeing Apache Helicopter Buy

India has approved a deal to buy six additional Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Apache helicopters for approximately $654.6 million, Reuters reported Thursday. India’s defense acquisition council on Thursday cleared the deal that also covers related equipment, spares, weapons, ammunition and training support. The decision came nearly two years after the country’s cabinet gave …

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Air Force Raises Boeing C-17 Sustainment IDIQ Ceiling by $7B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured $7.13 billion in additional funds to continue to help sustain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft under a contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification raises the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract following an increase in …

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Boeing Adds Former US Ambassador to Japan as Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added Caroline Kennedy, former U.S. ambassador to Japan, to its board of directors where she will serve on the  audit and finance committees, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday Kennedy brings professional, diplomatic and global perspectives to the board …

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Boeing-General Dynamics Team Unveils Modified Stryker With SHORAD Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business have demonstrated a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle equipped with the Avenger short-range air defense unit at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday the team unveiled the Manuever SHORAD Launcher Stryker system …

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Australia Expands Boeing’s F/A-18 Support Services Under $115M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $114.6 million contract extension that will expand the scope of the company’s sustainment support work on Australia’s F/A-18A/B multimission fighter jets. The company said Friday its defense business in Australia will serve as the weapon systems integrator as well as coordinate engineering, logistics and maintenance services …

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Air Force Procures 2 Boeing 747s for Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to convert a pair of 747-8 aircraft into presidential planes, the Air Force reported Friday. The contract award came a year after Boeing secured a potential $127.3 million contract modification to continue to perform risk reduction efforts for the Presidential …

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Boeing Wins $409M IDIQ Spot Under AF Thermal, Power, Controls Research Program

The U.S. Air Force has selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) as the latest awardee under a potential $409 million contract to help the military branch  develop thermal, power and controls systems for air platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will participate in the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program that covers applied research …

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Boeing Sets Up Avionics Business in Push for Tech Insourcing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has established a business unit that will work to produce aircraft controls and electronics systems in efforts to drive technology insourcing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fox Business reported Monday the new Boeing Avionics organization will target the market for commercial and military aircraft …

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Boeing, Air Force, NAVAIR Conduct Electromagnetic Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command to conduct a series of electromagnetic tests on the company’s KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The completed tests across several locations served to verify the tanker’s safe operations through …

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Boeing Receives Navy Contract Modification for Poseidon Aircraft Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy in support of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under a $24.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers systems engineering technical and critical design review support …

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