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McAleese & Associates: Boeing ‘Self-Funds’ R&D Work on Some Defense Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun to “self-fund” research and development work on some Defense Department programs as it aims to win new contract opportunities. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote that one of those opportunities is the U.S. Air Force’s …

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Boeing to Form 4 Smaller Business Units in Defense Segment Revamp

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will divide the network and space systems and military aircraft segments within its defense, space and security business unit into four smaller entities in a move that will take effect July 1. Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing BDS, said Tuesday the reorganization is part of the company’s efforts to …

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Navy Debuts Drone-Based Mine Detection

Researchers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) are using drones to detect submerged and buried mines using a system sponsored by the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) TechSolutions program. Designed to safely remove explosive ordinance in both coastal surf and shallow-water, the Mine Warfare Rapid Assessment Capability system (MIW …

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Boeing Appoints Stanley Deal New CEO of Commercial-Defense Global Services Org

Stanley Deal, a 30-year aerospace industry veteran and a senior vice president at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named president and CEO of a newly-established global services business unit that brings together functions from the Chicago-based company’s commercial and defense segments. He will directly report to CEO Dennis Muilenburg as a …

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Leanne Caret Named President, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Leanne Caret, a 28-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been elected by the board of directors to serve as president and CEO of the company’s defense, space and security segment beginning March 1. She will succeed Chris Chadwick, who has led the $30.88 billion BDS segment since December 2013 …

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