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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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Phantom Raises Series B Funds for Security Automation Platform

Phantom has obtained $13.5 million in a Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and backed by In-Q-Tel. Phantom will use the funds to expand engineering, sales and marketing operations in support of its platform that works to automate and orchestrate security operations, the …

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Boeing Eyes Phantom Badger as Possible ULCV Entry

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that Boeing (NYSE: BA) could consider offering its Phantom Badger truck to the U.S. Army’s proposed ultra-light combat vehicle program. “We haven’t made the determination that we’re going to pursue the ULCV, ” Kim McCamon, program manager at Boeing, told Sydney Freedberg …

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Potential $10B Lockheed F-35 Japan Sale In The Works; Dave Scott Comments

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency is exploring a potential $10 billion foreign military sale with Japan for Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet. In a May 1 press release, DSCA said the F-35 conventional take-off and landing variant will replace Japan’s existing F-4EJ Kai Phantoms, built by Mitsubishi. The …

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Boeing Rolls Out ‘Phantom Ray’ Unmanned Airborne System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) unveiled the fighter-sized Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system, a test bed for advanced technologies. “We are on a fast track, and first flight is in sight, ” said Darryl Davis, president of Boeing Phantom Works. “Phantom Ray is on schedule to fly in December, about two years …

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Boeing Closes Millennium Space Systems Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Millennium Space Systems in a move that adds small satellite technologies to the Chicago-based aerospace contractor’s portfolio. El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems will operate as part of its parent company’s Phantom Works research-and-development unit, Boeing said Tuesday. The closing of the deal comes nearly …

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Boeing to Buy Small Satellite Developer Millennium Space Systems; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to purchase El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to broaden its portfolio of space and satellite platforms. Boeing said Thursday it expects the acquisition to conclude by the end of the third quarter of 2018 and will operate …

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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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Boeing to Form 4 Smaller Business Units in Defense Segment Revamp

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will divide the network and space systems and military aircraft segments within its defense, space and security business unit into four smaller entities in a move that will take effect July 1. Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing BDS, said Tuesday the reorganization is part of the company’s efforts to …

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