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NASA Accepting Bids For Next Commercial Crew Program Phase

NASA has released a request for proposals for the first of two contract phases, where the agency intends to certify commercially-developed space systems for sending human crews to the International Space Station. During that 15-month phase, the agency said companies will provide strategies to meet the agency’s standards and safety …

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Boeing Wins $244M for Poseidon ISR Plane Production Material

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $244, 894, 000 contract to provide the U.S. Navy with long-lead materials for P-8A Poseidon aircraft production, the Defense Department announced Friday. This sole-source contract contains firm-fixed-price provisions and supports manufacturing of 13 Poseidons. Nearly 64 percent of the work will occur in Seattle …

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Boeing’s Gail Dobberthien on Return to Commercial Sector

Gail Dobberthien, formerly chief financial officer for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) network and space systems unit, is moving back to the commercial side of the company as CFO for commercial aviation services. Prior to this appointment, she caught up with our sister site ExecutiveBiz to discuss her previous experience in the …

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Air Force One To Be Upgraded By Early Next Decade, Pentagon says

The Pentagon launched a new program on August 10 for the development and acquisition of replacement presidential aircraft scheduled to be operational early next decade, reports Tony Capaccio for Bloomberg. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Frank Kendall ordered the Air Force to assemble an office for the replacement project which …

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Boeing Wins $317M For Wideband Global Satellite 10

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $317.7 million contract modification to build a global communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company’s satellite systems unit will produce, process, launch and provide on-orbit activation for the tenth satellite in the Wideband Global SATCOM constellation. Work …

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Boeing Defense, Security & Space 2Q Revenue Grows on Higher Volume

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported financial results for the second quarter of its 2012 year Wednesday, reporting revenue growth in both of its major businesses compared to the same period in 2011. Quarterly Defense, Security & Space revenue grew 7 percent over the second quarter of 2011 as: military aircraft …

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