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Australian Air Force’s Boeing-Built Maritime Surveillance Planes Reach IOC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft has achieved initial operational capability with the Australian air force, whose Number 11 Squadron operates the fleet from its base in South Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The air force said the fleet attained IOC status five months …

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Places Investment in Drone Radar Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm has joined the Series A funding round for Fortem Technologies in support of the Utah-based company’s efforts to build a radar system for unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The investment in Fortem is Boeing HorizonX Ventures‘ second …

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David Calhoun Named Boeing Lead Director, Kenneth Duberstein Nominated for Re-election to Board

David Calhoun, a board member at Boeing (NYSE: BA) since 2009, has been elected to succeed Kenneth Duberstein as lead director of the Chicago, Illinois-based defense and aerospace contractor’s board in a move that takes effect April 30. “Dave is a tremendous asset to Boeing, bringing invaluable skills and experience …

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Boeing’s Tapestry Solutions, Partners to Deliver ERP & Logistics System for Qatar Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Tapestry Solutions business will help build an enterprise resource planning and logistics management information system for Qatar’s military alongside partners Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and Mannai, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team will utilize Tapestry’s GOLDesp maintenance, repair and overhaul software …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update & Recent Contract Activity

Weekly Roundup March 12 – March 16, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Wash100 Update & Recent Contract Activity Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The popular vote for the Wash100 continues this week! Turn out has been fantastic since the Wash100 popular vote polls opened on January 25th. …

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ULA to Help Launch 2 AFSPC Satellites Under Potential $355M Contract

United Launch Alliance has won a potential two-year, $354.8 million contract to provide launch and mission services to deliver two Air Force Space Command satellites into orbit. The Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will conduct launch vehicle production, mission integration, launch operations, spaceflight worthiness and mission-unique efforts for the AFSPC-8 and …

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Esina Alic to Rejoin Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary as President, CEO; Chris Raymond Comments

Esina Alic, who served as a vice president at Insitu between 2007 and 2015, will return to the Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary as president and CEO, effective April 5. Insitu said Tuesday Alic oversaw global operations, corporate strategy, international growth and partnerships during her career at the unmanned aerial systems maker. Insitu said Tuesday Alic previously …

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Boeing Sets Up Australia-Based Autonomous Tech Dev’t Program; Chris Raymond Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) plans to launch a three-year technology development program in Australia focused on autonomous systems in efforts to build on the country’s capabilities in the air and sea domain, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the program is part of its ongoing …

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Gary Wentz to Lead ULA Government, Commercial Programs in VP Role

Gary Wentz, formerly vice president of human and commercial systems at United Launch Alliance, has been appointed VP of government and commercial programs. He will oversee ULA’s efforts to help customers manage programs and missions, integrate hardware and launch space missions in his new position, the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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Boeing Gets $282M Contract Modification for Lot 10 P-8A Long Lead Parts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $282.3 million contract modification to obtain components for lot 10 P-8A Poseidon maritime aircraft for the U.S. Navy, Norway and the U.K. The company will obtain long lead items needed to manufacture 19 Poseidon units and perform work under the modification through March 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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