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Gena Lovett Joins Boeing as Operations VP; Chris Chadwick Comments

Gena Lovett, formerly chief diversity officer at Alcoa, has joined Boeing (NYSE: BA) as vice president of operations for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. She takes over the role from the 36-year Boeing veteran Bill Schnettgoecke, Boeing said Monday. Lovett will oversee the company’s safety, lean manufacturing, quality and supplier …

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Boeing Breaks Ground on New Oklahoma Site for AM&S Division

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has broken ground on a new facility in Oklahoma City as part of the company’s plan to expand its operations in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Boeing said it will move the headquarters of its aircraft modernization and sustainment division …

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Boeing Establishes STEM Learning Academy in Tukwila

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged to donate $50 million to the Museum of Flight as part of its initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and math education, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The investment will be used to fund the Boeing Academy for STEM …

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Air Force Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force launched a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) GPS IIF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket on Wednesday, the tenth to join the GPS constellation that provides space-based navigation, positioning, timing services for military, commercial and civilian applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Today’s …

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Report: Boeing to See Orders for P-8I, Apache, Chinook From India

India’s defense acquisition council has approved the country’s purchase of four new P-8I maritime surveillance planes from Boeing (NYSE: BA) under a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes that the order is part of an option clause in India’s 2009 contract to acquire eight …

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Japan Orders $332M in Ospreys for Bell Boeing Tiltrotor’s 1st Foreign Sale

Japan will purchase five Ospreys from the U.S. Navy under a $332 million contract that represents the tiltrotor aircraft’s first sale through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program. Osprey maker Bell Boeing said Tuesday the contract also covers training resources, technical support and related equipment to Japan’s government, which intends to use the built aircraft …

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Dewey Houck: Boeing Shares Global Info Network with New Cyber Analytics Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 9, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Boeing (NYSE: BA) opening its first international cyber analytics center in Singapore. Boeing said the facility is intended to serve as a regional resource for the company’s Asia-Pacific partners to collaborate and share cyber threat information and evaluate cyber …

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Boeing Awarded $359M for Long-Lead Poseidon Materials Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $358.9 million contract modification to buy long-lead components for 29 P-8A Poseidon multimission maritime aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the materials are needed to accomplish work on nine full-rate production Lot II and 16 Lot III P-8As for the U.S. …

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Boeing Orders CAE Flight Simulators for Poseidon Aircraft; Ray Duquette Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has chosen CAE to build hardware for four operational flight simulators to its P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. According to Ray Duquette, president and general manager of CAE USA, the two …

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Dennis Muilenberg to Succeed Jim McNerney as Boeing CEO

Dennis Muilenberg, vice chairman, president and chief operating officer at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the past two years, has been elected by the company’s board of directors to succeed the retiring CEO Jim McNerney on July 1. Boeing said Tuesday that McNerney, 65, will continue to serve as chairman of …

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