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Northrop, Boeing Win Navy Deals

According to the Department of Defense: “Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) was awarded a $49, 999, 051 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract providing operation and maintenance services for the combined tactical training ranges. Combined tactical training ranges provide live and virtual environment to support a broad range of mission essential tactical training requirements throughout the Navy …

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Boeing’s Barbara Fast on Growth of DoD Cyber Spending

According to The New New Internet, Barbara Fast, vice president of Cyber  Solutions at Boeing, “believes that the federal government will continue to increase spending levels on cybersecurity despite larger budgetary cutbacks. Over the next few year, Fast thinks that the Department of Defense will increase spending on both offensive …

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African Airlines Opt for Boeing ‘Maintenance Performance Toolbox’

Kenya Airways and TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola have signed up for the Boeing (NYSE: BA) Maintenance Performance Toolbox, as part of each airline’s program to enhance efficiency and improve dispatch reliability through the use of e-enabled technologies. Toolbox comprises six different tools in one easy-to-use suite of software products …

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Boeing Completes Laser Weapon Design for Navy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has successfully completed the preliminary design of the U.S. Navy’s Free Electron Laser (FEL) weapon system, a key step toward building a FEL prototype for realistic tests at sea. During the preliminary design review held March 9 to March 11 at a Boeing facility in Arlington, Va., …

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Boeing Honored By National Space Club

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won the National Space Club’s 2010 Nelson P. Jackson Award for fielding the first three Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, the highest-capacity military communications satellites in the U.S. Department of Defense arsenal. The National Space Club is a nonprofit organization that fosters excellence in space activities by …

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U.S. AF Takes Control of Boeing-Designed Satellite

Boeing [NYSE: BA] says that the U.S. Air Force accepted control of the third Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) military communications satellite, after the spacecraft passed several weeks of rigorous on-orbit tests. WGS is the U.S. Department of Defense’s highest-capacity satellite communications system. WGS-3 completes the initial constellation of three spacecraft, …

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Boeing Wins Deal to Provide Laser Weapons to Navy

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been awarded an $11.4 million contract to supply Laser Joint Direct Attack Munitions (Laser JDAM) to meet the U.S. Navy’s Direct Attack Moving Target Capability (DAMTC) requirement. The initial contract, which calls for the delivery of 23 munitions for testing and evaluation, is expected to lead …

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Boeing Ships Satellite to Fla. for Launch

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has shipped the first Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite from the company’s satellite manufacturing facility in El Segundo to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III airlifter. The new navigation spacecraft is now set to begin final preparations for launch. …

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New Boeing Freighter Takes to Skies

The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 Freighter successfully took to the sky for the first time today before more than 5, 000 employees, customers, suppliers and community leaders. The flight begins a test program for the world’s most efficient freighter. Under the control of 747 Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstein and Capt. …

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