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Air Force Pushes Boeing JDAM Tail Kit Production Contract Ceiling to $927M

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $195 million contract modification to produce additional tail kits for the service branch’s Joint Direct Attack Munitions. The modification will increase the cumulative face value of a previously awarded JDAM tail kit production contract to nearly $927.5 million, the Defense Department said Thursday. Boeing said its …

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Bell-Boeing JPO to Update Configuration of 3 Navy Osprey Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter joint venture will work to update three MV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $69.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C updates to the Block B aircraft as …

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Thomas Bell to Rejoin Rolls-Royce as Defense Business Head

Thomas Bell, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, will rejoin Rolls-Royce this month as president of the aircraft engine manufacturer’s defense arm. Rolls-Royce said Wednesday Bell initially joined the company in mid-2012 as president for its North American customer business and after that held the same …

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Boeing-Led Team Lands $6.6B MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Devt, Sustainment Services

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a six-year, $6.56 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue the production and sustainment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ballistic missile defense system. The modification covers the delivery of a new missile field with 20 additional silos; two additional silos in an …

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Boeing Ventures Unit Invests in California Startup’s Battery Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX ventures unit has placed an investment with California-based startup Cuberg for further development of the latter’s battery cell technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cuberg designed the battery with a lithium metal anode, a high-voltage cathode and proprietary electrolyte to deliver high …

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Jeff Shockey Named Boeing Defense Sales, Marketing VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Jeff Shockey, formerly vice president of federal and international affairs at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed VP of global sales and marketing at the company’s defense, space and security segment. He succeeds Tom Bell, who left the Boeing after more than two years leading the segment’s sales and marketing efforts …

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Report: Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Eyed for FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft is anticipated to receive a supplemental type certificate for its military-specific components soon, following the Federal Aviation Administration‘s award of an amended type certificate in December, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Military Times reported Thursday that Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of Air …

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Greg Jones to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Strategy & Business Devt SVP

Greg Jones, former vice president of corporate business development and international programs at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) in a move that takes effect Feb. 5. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday Jones will oversee strategic planning, customer alignment growth initiatives as well as …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Announcing the Executive Mosaic 2018 Wash100!

Weekly Roundup January 22 – January 26, 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson On Thursday, January 25th Executive Mosaic announced the recipients of the 2018 Wash100 award, the most influential and impactful executives of consequence at the intersection of government and …

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Boeing Lands $150M Contract to Help Engineer USAF Commercial Derivative Aircraft Platforms

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a one-year, $150 million contract to provide engineering support for the U.S. Air Force‘s commercial derivative aircraft platforms. The award represents option one under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and work will take place in various U.S. locations through January 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Air Force Life …

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