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Jeff Shockey Named Boeing Defense Sales, Marketing VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Jeff Shockey, formerly vice president of federal and international affairs at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed VP of global sales and marketing at the company’s defense, space and security segment. He succeeds Tom Bell, who left the Boeing after more than two years leading the segment’s sales and marketing efforts …

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Report: Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Eyed for FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft is anticipated to receive a supplemental type certificate for its military-specific components soon, following the Federal Aviation Administration‘s award of an amended type certificate in December, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Military Times reported Thursday that Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of Air …

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Boeing Lands $150M Contract to Help Engineer USAF Commercial Derivative Aircraft Platforms

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a one-year, $150 million contract to provide engineering support for the U.S. Air Force‘s commercial derivative aircraft platforms. The award represents option one under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and work will take place in various U.S. locations through January 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Air Force Life …

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Report: Boeing Amenable to Keeping Brazil’s ‘Golden Share’ in Embraer to Advance Tie-Up Talks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) intends to maintain the Brazilian government’s “golden share” in aerospace conglomerate Embraer in a push to address the Brazilian military’s concerns over a potential combination between the two aerospace companies, Reuters reported Friday. The “golden share” allows the South American country to exercise veto power over changes …

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More Lockheed-Built F-35, Boeing-Built P-8 in Procurement Pipeline for Norway

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 16, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could supply F-35 fighter jets and Boeing (NYSE: BA) could deploy P-8 maritime surveillance planes to Norway as the country considers additional procurement of the two aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Fox Business reported Wednesday Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has expressed interest …

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Boeing Develops UAV Prototype to Test Autonomy, Electric Propulsion Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled a prototype electric unmanned aerial vehicle that it aims to use as a testbed for the development of autonomous and electric propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the vertical-takeoff-and-landing multicopter UAV will serve as a cargo air …

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Boeing Gets $115M Contract Modification for Navy, Australian P-8A Logistics, Site Activation Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $115.2 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to provide integrated logistics and site activation support services for P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The Navy will fund $103.4 million of the modified contract’s value and the Australian government will finance the remaining $11.8 million as …

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Boeing Secures FAA Registration for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Prototype

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — The Federal Aviation Administration has assigned a registration number to Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the company’s proposed unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy as the future MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based autonomous tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing secured the FAA registration number N234MQ for its T1 drone prototype, which it …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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India to Procure Boeing P-8 Training System, Maintenance Service for $307M

India’s ministry of defense has cleared a proposal to buy a training system for P-8 military aircraft crew and associated maintenance service from Boeing (NYSE: BA) through a potential $307.5 million contract. The Indian government said Thursday Boeing’s P-8 training platform will work to help the country’s navy train and rehearse for complex flight …

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