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Navy Awards Boeing $4B F/A-18 Block III Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $4.04B contract modification to provide 78 F/A-18 Super Hornet jets with Block III configuration to the U.S. Navy. The Department of Defense said Wednesday the contract will fund the full-rate production of 61 F/A-18Es and 17 F/A-18Fs for fiscal year 2018 through fiscal …

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Boeing Names Marc Allen, Michael Arthur, John Slattery to New Leadership Roles

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has appointed three executives to new leadership roles as part of efforts to build up the company’s partnerships and presence worldwide. Marc Allen, president of Boeing International, will transition to the role of senior vice president at Boeing and president of Embraer partnership and group operations, the Chicago-based …

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Boeing Receives $326M Navy, Australia P-8A Increment 3 Delivery Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $326.3M delivery order to develop Increment 3 Block systems for the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in support of the U.S. Navy and Australia. The cost-plus-fixed-fee order falls under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement and covers development, integration and testing services, the Department of …

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VSE Appoints Former Boeing Exec John Cuomo as CEO, President

John Cuomo, former vice president and general manager of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) distribution services unit, has been elected as president, CEO and a member of the board of directors at Alexandria. Va.-based VSE (Nasdaq: VSEC). His appointment is effective April 15 and he will succeed Maurice Gauthier, who will step …

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Air Force Awards Boeing $250M Bomber Cruise Missile Integration IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a potential $250M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force integrate an air-launched cruise missile system on a multirole bomber aircraft. The company will develop aircraft and missile carriage equipment needed for the integration of the Long Range Stand-Off missile technology with the Air Force’s …

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Boeing Closes Acquisition of Mobile Aviation App Provider ForeFlight

Boeing (NYSE: BA) finalized its acquisition of web-based and mobile flight applications provider ForeFlight for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s growth strategy. Ken Sain, vice president of digital solutions and analytics at Boeing, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will build on Foreflight’s accomplishments in …

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Boeing Awarded $429M for Lot 11 Poseidon Aircraft Long Lead Materials, Support Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will obtain long lead materials and related services for the eleventh batch of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft units under a $428.8M advanced acquisition contract modification. The modification funds procurement of items needed to build six P-8As for the U.S. Navy, four for New Zealand and another …

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Nominated to Join Boeing Board

Nikki Randhawa Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been nominated to be a member of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors. She is set for election at the aerospace and defense contractor’s annual shareholder meeting on April 29, Boeing said Tuesday. Haley left her U.S. envoy position …

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Embraer Shareholders OK Partnership With Boeing

Shareholders of Embraer on Tuesday approved the company’s proposed strategic partnership with Boeing (NYSE: BA) during a meeting held in Brazil. Boeing said Tuesday shareholders owning 67 percent of Embraer’s outstanding shares participated in the meeting with 96.8 percent voted to approve the transaction. Embraer stockholders cleared the proposal to develop new markets for the KC-390 military …

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Boeing Subsidiary Wins Potential $259M Air Force IDIQ to Develop Weapon Planning Software

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Tapestry Solutions subsidiary has won a potential 10-year, $259M contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop software for the U.S. military and allied foreign countries to plan weapon missions. Tapestry will build, update and provide support services for the Weapon Planning Software suite under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, …

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