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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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Lockheed Lands $117M Award for Dutch Apache Laser Rangefinder Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $116.9 million U.S. Army contract modification to provide Modernized Laser Range Finder Designators for integration into the Dutch military’s AH-64 Apache helicopter. The company will perform work at its Orlando, Florida, facility through Aug. 31, 2020, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army obligated the modification’s full value at the …

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State Dept Approves Potential $1.3B Chinook Helicopter Sale to Spain

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global …

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Boeing, Saudi Firm Create JV for Military Aircraft MRO Localization; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a memorandum of agreement with state-owned company Saudi Arabian Military Industries to create a new joint venture that aims to localize at least 55 percent of maintenance, repair and overhaul work for Saudi Arabia’s fixed- and rotary-wing military …

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Boeing Lands $313M Follow-On Award for Canadian Air Force Chinook Fleet Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $313 million follow-on contract to provide logistics, engineering, supply chain, data analytics and training services for the Canadian air force’s fleet of Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide lifecycle support to the CH-147F  helicopters through 2023 under an amendment to a performance-based …

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Air Force Issues $312M Ceiling Increase Modification to Boeing JDAM Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $311.8 million ceiling increase modification under a U.S. Air Force contract for the production of Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits. The company will supply the military service with JDAM inertial guidance kits designed to increase bomb accuracy through global positioning system-based guidance updates, the  Defense Department said Monday. Boeing’s …

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Boeing to Work With Navy to Address Physiological Episodes on F/A-18, EA-18G Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $19.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy for support in efforts to study and address physiological episodes associated with F/A-18A-F and EA-18G Growler aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers research and development, testing, inspections and modifications to be …

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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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Navy Awards Boeing $1.1B Contract to Develop Kuwait’s Super Hornet Baseline Configuration

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to support the development of a baseline configuration needed to produce and deliver 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F aircraft for Kuwait. The company will also provide long-lead radar warning receivers and aircraft weaponry equipment under the foreign military sales contract, …

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