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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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Boeing Rolls Out Fifth Pegasus Tanker to Altus AFB; Leanne Caret Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2019 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered to the U.S. Air Force late last week the fifth tanker aircraft that it built for the service branch to support aerial refueling operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Feb. 8 the latest KC-46A Pegasus will be housed …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Reports 13% Rise in 2018 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business posted $23.2B in 2018 sales, reflecting a 13 percent increase from the previous year. The BDS segment saw its 2018 backlog rise 30 percent to $57B driven by its “buy-in” strategy associated with …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Leads Handover of Two KC-46A Aerial Tankers to Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has rolled out two tanker aircraft from its Washington assembly facility for delivery to the U.S. Air Force as the company lines up eight others for customer acceptance trials, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 25. GeekWire reported Jan. 24 that Leanne Caret, …

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Boeing Lands $2.4B Contract Modification for Lot 10 P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft Production

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.46B contract modification to manufacture and deliver 19 lot 10 P-8A maritime patrol aircraft units to the U.S. Navy as well as Norway and the U.K. under the foreign military sales program. The company will also implement a 4 SilverBlock engineering change proposal for the …

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Boeing-Bell JV Gets $144M DLA Contract for V-22 Aircraft Logistics, Engineering Support

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has secured a potential $143.8M firm-fixed-price contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to engineer and provide logistics support for the U.S. military’s V-22 Osprey tiltrotor planes. The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office will deploy field personnel and support …

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Boeing’s Venture Capital Arm Invests in Satcom Terminal Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 18, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures has placed an investment with Isotropic Systems in support of the latter’s effort to market its integrated satellite communications terminal product, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Isotropic Systems said Wednesday it raised a total of $14M during a Series A funding round …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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