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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: December’s Most Significant Contract Activity

Weekly Roundup December 18 – December 22 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This month there was a significant amount of year-end contract activity in the GovCon marketplace. Foreign nations announced their intent to purchase military vehicles and the …

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Boeing Commits to $300M Investment for Employee & Charitable Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged a new $300 million investment in several initiatives for workforce development and charitable programs related to veterans, military personnel, education and local communities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the move aims to facilitate innovation and growth …

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Satellite Operator ABS Hires 35-Year Boeing Vet Jim Simpson as CEO

Jim Simpson, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named CEO of communications satellite operator ABS. ABS said Thursday Simpson will lead the company’s management team in efforts to create value for shareholders and strengthen business relationships with customers and vendors. “I look forward to leading our efforts to further strengthen and …

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Boeing, Embraer Begin Merger Talks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and aerospace conglomerate Embraer are in talks over a “possible combination.” Brazil-based Embraer said Thursday any deal that would emerge from the discussions would need to be approved by Embraer shareholders, both firms’ boards of directors, the Brazilian government and other regulatory authorities. Embraer added there is …

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Boeing Secures Potential $480M Saudi F-15 Repair Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $480.4 million contract for repair support services to Saudi Arabia’s F-15 fleet. Boeing will repair and return F-15C/D/S/SA parts for the Royal Saudi Air Force as well as repair ground aerospace and hush house/open-air test cell equipment for the military branch’s F-15 program, …

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Report: India Plans $2B General Atomics-Built Maritime Patrol UAS Procurement

India intends to buy General Atomics-built unmanned aerial systems designed for maritime surveillance operations through an estimated $2 billion government-to-government deal with the U.S., Business Standard reported Thursday. The report said India will order 22 units of unarmed Sea Guardian UAS, a naval version of the Predator B platform. U.S. and Indian governments said …

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State Dept OKs Poland’s $200M Follow-On Request for F-16 Sustainment Services

The State Department has given Poland the green light to procure follow-on F-16 aircraft  sustainment and support services from the U.S. government under a potential $200 million foreign military sales deal. Poland requested the procurement of aircraft maintenance, upgrades and overhaul support, technical documentation, engineering, spare and repair parts, test equipment and logistics support …

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Boeing Secures Air Force Order for Transmission System Modification Installation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) business unit will perform installation, test and integration services for a U.S. Air Force modified low-frequency transmission system under a potential $40.1 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Boeing Defense, Space and Security will also provide support equipment …

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Navy Awards Boeing $79M IDIQ for F/A18, EA-18G Aircraft Support Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $79.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform support work on multirole combat and electronic warfare aircraft platforms. The company will provide maintenance, parts manufacturing, instrumentation, modification and engineering services for F/A-18A-F and EA-18G fleets, the Defense Department said Monday. DoD added the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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Report: Germany Begins $4.72B Heavy-Lift Helicopter Replacement Bid Process

Germany’s military has cleared a plan to start the competition for a potential $4.72 billion contract to purchase 45 to 60 heavy-lift helicopters to replace its current fleet of CH-53G aircraft, Reuters reported Friday. A source said Gen. Volker Wieker, chief of staff of the German Bundeswehr, signed Thursday a …

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