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Iraq Turns to Boeing Reconnaissance Drones and Lockheed Missiles in Fight Against Insurgents

The U.S. government will send reconnaissance drones from Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu business and Lockheed Martin-built missiles (NYSE: LMT) to the Iraqi government to help it combat insurgents there, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes Iraq will obtain 75 AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles worth approximately $70, 000 each and 10 …

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Boeing to Structure R&D Unit Around ‘Indepedent and Cooperative’ Centers; Greg Hyslop Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to structure its research and technology unit around new technology research centers in five states. The company will open the centers in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington in an effort to combine technology development works and partner with universities, industry and government research centers, …

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Boeing, Kaman to Build GPS-Guided Weapons for the Korean Military

 Aerospace companies Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kaman (NYSE: KAMN) have been selected to develop GPS-guided weapons for Korea’s KF-16 and F-15K fighter aircraft, Arirang News reported Monday. Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration aims to help the country’s forces respond to threats with the weapons, the report said. Boeing will build …

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Dan Hart Named Boeing Gov’t Satellite Systems VP in Exec Shuffle

Dan Hart, a vice president and program manager at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed VP of government satellite systems for the company’s space and intelligence systems business. Hart’s appointment is one of four movements in the S&IS executive leadership team that take effect immediately, Boeing said Monday. He will …

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Rebecca Garcia Named Camber Corp. Business Development VP

Rebecca Garcia, who most recently served as director of SAS Federal‘s national security group, has been appointed vice president of business development at Camber Corp., GovCon Wire has learned. At SAS, Garcia was responsible for the company’s delivery of analytic offerings to the intelligence community and a number of law enforcement …

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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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