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Report: South Korea to Purchase 40 Lockheed F-35 Jets

South Korea plans to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets under a deal that will go before committee led by the country’s defense minister for final approval, Reuters reported Friday. Ju-Min Park and Joyce Lee write the decision comes nearly three months after South Korea chose to re-examine its …

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Boeing Awarded $325M for Missile Defense Engineering

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $325 million contract for systems engineering and integration work for the Missile Defense Agency over the next five years. MDA intends for Boeing to help fulfill “diverse and highly complex” requirements for the country’s Ballistic Missile Defense System, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Ted Colbert Promoted to Boeing CIO

Ted Colbert, who joined Boeing (NYSE: BA) in 2009 and formerly served as vice president of the information technology infrastructure organization, will succeed the departing Kim Hammonds as chief information officer. He will lead the company’s IT organization and be responsible for IT strategy, systems, infrastructure, architecture, processes and people in his …

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BAE, Boeing, IBM to Help Air Force Develop Cooling Technology

BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to integrate electronic cooling systems into embedded computing devices and radio frequency power amplifiers, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the AFRL gave 30-month contracts to BAE and Boeing, …

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015

The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense …

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Boeing to Load Maintenance Trainers in Poseidons

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $99, 606, 355 contract modification to install maintenance training devices and ordnance load trainer into the U.S. Navy‘s Poseidon aircraft fleet. This modification covers six virtual maintenance trainer devices and 14 other hardware pieces into lot two of the low rate initial production …

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Boeing, Lockheed Form Air Force Bomber Program Team; Dennis Muilenburg, Orlando Carvalho Comment

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have partnered to develop a new bomber for the U.S. Air Force. Boeing will serve as prime contractor and Lockheed as primary teammate to design, integrate and test manned and unmanned weapon systems for the Air Force’s Long-Range Strike Bomber program, Lockheed said Friday. Orlando Carvalho, …

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Boeing to Update Poseidon Trainer Software

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $26, 650, 000 contract modification to update trainer software for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of P-8A Poseidon aircraft. This award modifies a firm-fixed-price contract for work through October 2015, the Defense Department said Friday. The company will install a test release 21.1 block software …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV Awarded $939M for FY 2014 Air Force Launch Services

A 50-50 joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $939, 085, 130 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to help carry out launches during fiscal year 2014. The modification for United Launch Services LLC, a business unit of United Launch Alliance, covers …

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