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Weekly Roundup December 12 – December 16, 2016: Impending Moves for Boeing Defense, Mark Sopp & more

December 12 – December 16, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week reminded us that change is always a constant in the government contracting arena as we learned of an impending relocation by a large defense contractor and the …

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Boeing to Move Defense Segment HQ from St. Louis to Washington DC Region

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will shift the headquarters of its $31 billion defense segment from the St. Louis metropolitan region to the Washington, D.C. area effective Jan. 3, 2017 for top executives to gain closer proximity with government customers, a company spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Close to a dozen senior executives including Boeing Defense, …

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Boeing to Acquire Liquid Robotics, Maker of Autonomous Maritime Vehicle ‘Wave Glider’

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to purchase Sunnyvale, Calif.-based autonomous maritime vehicle manufacturer Liquid Robotics for an undisclosed sum in the airplane maker’s strategy to create new information services functions between the ocean and space. Boeing said Tuesday its acquisition of the company behind the Wave Glider ocean surface robot also aims to continue a partnership …

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November 22 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Notch Record Closes to Extend Post-Election Rally

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index set a new closing record Tuesday with a 1-percent gain paced by defense prime and government services stocks as the U.S. bellwether S&P 500 also ended at an all-time high in spite of healthcare stock declines. GovCon Index advancers outnumbered decliners at a 4-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 …

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Pat Goggin Promoted to President of Boeing Defense, Space & Security Devt Org

Pat Goggin, vice president of airplane programs engineering at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) commercial airplanes unit,  has been promoted to president of the company’s defense, space and security development organization. Boeing said Friday the 29-year company veteran will succeed Jim O’Neill, who will retire in 2017 after more than 30 years …

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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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Boeing to Consolidate Defense, Space Development Functions; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will merge its defense and space business development operations into a single organization with the goal of addressing program risks and cost issues. Chris Chadwick, CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Wednesday the future BDS development group will “apply engineering expertise, development program best …

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Chuck Dabundo Named Boeing Military Aircraft Chief Engineer, VP in Leadership Reorg

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has promoted four of its executives to new positions within its military aircraft business and the promotions are scheduled to take effect April 1. Chuck Dabundo, who has led the H-47 transport helicopters program since January 2013, will move to the role of group chief engineer and …

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Boeing Submits Proposal to Army for Production of 155 CH-47F Helicopters

Boeing  (NYSE: BA) has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Army for a multi-year contract for the production and delivery of 155 CH-47F helicopters. The second five-year, firm fixed-price proposal would provide the Army with close to the full complement of 464 Chinooks outlined in the U.S. Defense Department’s program of …

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