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Boeing VP of Space Exploration Brewster Shaw Retires, John Elbon to Succeed

Brewster H. Shaw has announced his retirement as vice president and general manager of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) space exploration division, effective Aug. 26, 2011. Shaw has led all of Boeing’s civil space programs since 2006 and oversaw the company’s on-orbit assembly of the International Space Station. He flew three space shuttle …

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Boeing to Retrofit Air Force GPS Satellites with Filter Solutions

The U.S. Air Force has authorized Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) satellite systems business to retrofit its block II GPS satellites with RF bypass out-of-band cascading filter solutions. The El Segundo-Calif. based business won the right on a $8, 895, 000 fixed-price contract modification. SMC/PKJW, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity.  

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Boeing Wins $135M to Develop Infrared Detection, Targeting System for Radar-Denied Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) a $135 million contract to develop a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment. The company will also engineer and manufacture the F/A-18E/F infrared search and track system on the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract. The contract was …

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Boeing Automatic Flight Control System to Support Special Ops Aircraft

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will provide a digital automatic flight control system to support the special operations MH-47G aircraft on an $8, 362, 363 U.S. Army contract. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pa., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 1, 2013. …

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Boieng to Support Emerging Navy Aircraft Squadrons

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) a $9, 340, 141 firm-fixed-price delivery order for organizational level peculiar support equipment. The company will support emerging F/A-18E/F aircraft squadron stand-ups for VFA-25, VFA-146, VFA-192, and VFA-151. Contract funds in the amount of $9, 340, 141 will expire at the end …

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Boeing Completes Acquisition of Information Services Firm

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has completed its acquisition of Solutions Made Simple Inc., an information services provider for the U.S. government and the intelligence community. SMSi now operates in the information solutions division of Boeing’s network and space systems business. Its products extract, share and query information stored in an unlimited number of …

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Boeing, Siemens Partner to Provide DoD with Smart Grid Technologies; Marks Comments

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) have entered a strategic alliance to develop and market “smart grid” technologies that improve the U.S. Defense Department‘s energy access and security. Boeing’s defense, space and security unit will work with Siemens’ U.S. subsidiary Siemens Corporation. The companies said the alliance will draw on Boeing’s …

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Lockheed, Boeing to Help NASA Prepare for Deep Space Exploration

NASA has selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to develop space storage and transfer concepts important to the agency’s future deep space human exploration missions. Storing cryogenic propellants such as liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen in space for long periods of time is crucial for this …

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Boeing to Provide Engineering Services, Logistics Support to UAE

The U.S. Army has awarded Boeing Co.‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business a contract to provide engineering services and performance base logistics support for the United Arab Emirates. The $10, 052, 570 firm-fixed-price award modifies a previously-awarded contract. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Sept. …

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Boeing Wins $11M Air Force Weapons System Support Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) a $11, 131, 261 contract modification to the fixed-price award fee basic C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership contract. The award provides funding for the fiscal 2011 C-17 material improvement projects which support repair of safety of flight and other, non-emergency …

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