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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers. The modification covers the procurement of 6,000 more SDB Increment 1 all-up-rounds under the company’s basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for …

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Report: Boeing, Embraer Discussions Raise Questions on Brazilian Firm’s Ownership

Talks of a potential combination between Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Embraer have not addressed questions such as the possibility of a joint venture and control over the Brazil-based aircraft manufacturer, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources told Reuters that a potential JV might not be an effective measure to meet Boeing’s interest …

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Boeing Secures $148M Navy F/A-18 Maintenance, Sustainment Contract Option

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a one-year, $148.5 million contract modification for depot-level maintenance support and sustainment work on F/A-18 A/B/C/D multirole combat jets. The modification exercises an option under a previously awarded contract and includes high flight hour and HFH recurring inspections, modification and liaison engineering services, the …

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Boeing to Start Service Life Modifications on Navy Super Hornet Fleet in April

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will begin to implement updates on the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft in April 2018 at a company facility in Missouri, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal reported Friday the Block III modifications will serve to address issues such as corrosion using predictive analytics, with …

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Boeing Earns FAA Certification for KC-46 Tanker’s 767-2C Configuration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured certification from the Federal Aviation Administration following a series of tests on the 767-2C airframe configuration of the KC-46 tanker aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Amended Type Certification serves to verify the core tanker design’s safety and reliability …

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Boeing Secures $6.5B in Qatari F-15, Japanese KC-46A FMS Deals

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received two foreign military sales contracts worth approximately $6.5 billion combined from the U.S. Air Force to deliver fighter jets and an aerial refueling aircraft to Qatar and Japan. The company’s defense, space and security business will provide 36 new F-15QA fighter jets for Qatar’s air force …

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Boeing Commits to $300M Investment for Employee & Charitable Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged a new $300 million investment in several initiatives for workforce development and charitable programs related to veterans, military personnel, education and local communities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the move aims to facilitate innovation and growth …

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Satellite Operator ABS Hires 35-Year Boeing Vet Jim Simpson as CEO

Jim Simpson, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named CEO of communications satellite operator ABS. ABS said Thursday Simpson will lead the company’s management team in efforts to create value for shareholders and strengthen business relationships with customers and vendors. “I look forward to leading our efforts to further strengthen and …

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Boeing, Embraer Begin Merger Talks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and aerospace conglomerate Embraer are in talks over a “possible combination.” Brazil-based Embraer said Thursday any deal that would emerge from the discussions would need to be approved by Embraer shareholders, both firms’ boards of directors, the Brazilian government and other regulatory authorities. Embraer added there is …

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Boeing Secures Potential $480M Saudi F-15 Repair Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $480.4 million contract for repair support services to Saudi Arabia’s F-15 fleet. Boeing will repair and return F-15C/D/S/SA parts for the Royal Saudi Air Force as well as repair ground aerospace and hush house/open-air test cell equipment for the military branch’s F-15 program, …

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