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Navy Picks 19 Firms for $12.6B CMMARS Aircraft Maintenance, Logistics Contract Vehicle

The U.S. Navy has awarded 19 companies spots on a potential seven-year, $12.6B contract vehicle for aircraft maintenance and logistics support services. The Contracted Maintenance, Modification, Aircrew and Related Services program covers logistical support for Navy and Air Force rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, subsystems and related weapon …

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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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Boeing Lands $400M Air Force Bomber Engineering IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $400M contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer B-1 and B-52 bombers. The company will perform recurring and non-recurring aircraft engineering services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Locations of work include Tinker AF Base in Oklahoma, Edwards AFB …

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Boeing-Bell JV to Produce Osprey Variants for Navy, Marines Under $367M Contract Modification

A joint venture between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has secured a $366.6M contract modification to provide V-22 Osprey aircraft variants to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. Bell Boeing Joint Project Office will manufacture two MV-22B tiltrotors for the Marines and another three CMV-22B units …

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Eight Firms to Help Air Force Develop Open Architecture Standards

Eight companies have secured contracts worth $22.5M combined to develop, manage and update a set of Open Architecture standards for the U.S. Air Force. The contractors will work as a single entity to create and offer configuration control for Universal Command and Control Interface and Open Mission systems standards, the …

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Patrick Shanahan to Take Acting Defense Secretary Role

President Donald Trump has announced that Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will serve as secretary of the Department of Defense on an interim basis starting Jan. 1, Military Times reported Sunday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet posted Sunday days after James Mattis disclosed his plan to resign from his …

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Boeing to Help MDA Engineer, Integrate Ballistic Missile Defense Tech Under $240M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $240M contract from the Missile Defense Agency to support engineering and integration of technical systems for the Ballistic Missile Defense program. MDA will incrementally pay for the services with $40.9M in fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the Department of Defense …

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Boeing Gets $308M DLA F/A-18 Product Support Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed a potential five-year, $307.5M delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide integrated product support for F/A-18 aircraft variants operated by the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The sole-source order falls under a basic ordering agreement and contains one base year along with four option years, …

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