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Air Force Awards Boeing $250M Bomber Cruise Missile Integration IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a potential $250M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force integrate an air-launched cruise missile system on a multirole bomber aircraft. The company will develop aircraft and missile carriage equipment needed for the integration of the Long Range Stand-Off missile technology with the Air Force’s …

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Boeing Closes Acquisition of Mobile Aviation App Provider ForeFlight

Boeing (NYSE: BA) finalized its acquisition of web-based and mobile flight applications provider ForeFlight for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s growth strategy. Ken Sain, vice president of digital solutions and analytics at Boeing, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will build on Foreflight’s accomplishments in …

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Boeing Awarded $429M for Lot 11 Poseidon Aircraft Long Lead Materials, Support Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will obtain long lead materials and related services for the eleventh batch of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft units under a $428.8M advanced acquisition contract modification. The modification funds procurement of items needed to build six P-8As for the U.S. Navy, four for New Zealand and another …

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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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