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Boeing Receives Contract to Integrate Flight Trainer Software Updates to Naval Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has granted Boeing (NYSE: BA) an $18.8 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order to embed Tactical Operational Flight Trainer sensor software updates to the service branch’s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Chicago, Illinois-based technology company will also identify requirements, install updated …

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Govini Report: Federal Investment in Space, Hypersonic Tech Hit $83B in FY 2011-2017

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list …

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Boeing to Adopt ‘Commercial Timeline’ to Accelerate WGS 11 & 12 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is working to accelerate its effort to build the 11th and 12th Wideband Global Satcom satellites using the $600 million that Congress allotted for the program in the 2018 Defense Department budget, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that Rico Attanasio, …

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Boeing CEO Leanne Caret Receives Nimitz Award for Maritime Industry Contribution

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has received the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for her contribution to the maritime industry and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The Navy League of the United …

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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Tapestry Solutions rolls out ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Tapestry Solutions, a subsidiary of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has unveiled its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ Nashua, New Hampshire, facility, as part of the U.K.-based firm’s efforts to modernize its manufacturing operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Boeing said Monday the ESI …

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Boeing expands Alabama facility to speed PAC-3 missile production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its missile plant in Huntsville, Alabama, in an effort to speed the production of a weapons system designed to protect the U.S. from hostile missiles and aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The move will also create 70 new jobs …

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Boeing Completes Fuel On-Load Certification Tests on KC-46 Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has worked with the U.S. Air Force to complete fuel on-load tests on its KC-46 aerial tanker aircraft as part of the certification process with the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Supplemental Type Certificate process …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update

Weekly Roundup April 2 – April 6, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes DoD FY 2019 Budget & Wash100 Update Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO On March 23rd, President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2019 which allocates $686.1 billion for the Department of Defense’s budget. The …

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