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Northrop Switches With BAE for Prime Contractor Role in AF T-X Trainer Bid

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has taken the prime contractor role in its joint bid with BAE Systems for the potential $11 billion U.S. Air Force T-X trainer contract, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes Northrop will now lead its partnership BAE, L-3 Link Simulation & Training and Rolls-Royce as they offer BAE’s Hawk trainer jet for the Air …

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State Dept OKs Potential $250M USAF-Boeing Aircraft Sustainment Deal for UK

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to provide equipment and parts, training, technical and logistics support for the U.K.’s C-17A Globemaster III fleet after the State Department approved a potential $250 million foreign military sales agreement. According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency news release posted Thursday, the U.K. government seeks to acquire continued involvement in …

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US, India Reach $200M Boeing Harpoon Missiles Sale Deal

India’s government will purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) missile systems and related equipment under a $200 million foreign military sale transaction approved by the U.S. State Department. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the deal covers procurement of 12 UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles, 10 UTM-84L missile trainers, two certification …

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Boeing to Build Space Launch System Core Stage Under $3B Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a $2.8 billion contract with NASA to build the core stage of the company’s Space Launch System rocket as the company and agency near the end of the last review of the stage prior to full production. The company also builds the avionics features for the …

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Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing …

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Boeing to Build 44 Super Hornets, Growlers

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will build 44 Super Hornet and Growler aircraft over the next two years under a new contract awarded by the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office. The U.S. Navy will receive the aircraft by the end of 2016 and Australia’s air force will also acquire 12 Growler jets that …

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Boeing Buys Hardware, Software Engineering Provider Ventura Solutions

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has bought hardware and software engineering provider Ventura Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Ventura Solutions will operate within Boeing’s network and space systems division, Boeing said Friday. Annapolis Junction, M.-based Ventura Solutions employs nearly 140 people.

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NASA, Industry Partners Close First Certification Stage for Crew Transport Spacecraft; Phil McAlister Comments

NASA has collaborated with Boeing (NYSE: BA), Sierra Nevada and Space Exploration Technologies to complete the first phase of certification process for a spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station and back. Boeing, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX outlined their respective plans for transporting space crews to and from the …

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Boeing’s Chris Chadwick Projects Surveillance Tech Demand Growth in Asia

Chris Chadwick, chief executive for the defense business of Boeing (NYSE: BA), forecasts that Asian-Pacific demand for patrol aircraft and related surveillance equipment will increase steadily in the foreseeable future, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Kyunghee Park writes that Boeing and Saab AB predict that interest in surveillance technology among Asian customers …

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