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DLA Orders $217M in Boeing F/A-18 Spare Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $217M delivery order to supply aircraft spare parts for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 Super Hornet fleet. DLA issued the order under a previously awarded five-year contract that also includes an option to extend work for an additional five years, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing to Update Super Hornet IR Sensor Under Potential $152M Navy Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $152.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to update a sensor technology designed to help F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots locate targets at a long distance. The company will design, develop, integrate and test the Block II Infrared Search and Track system as part of an engineering change phase, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing to Buy Small Satellite Developer Millennium Space Systems; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to purchase El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to broaden its portfolio of space and satellite platforms. Boeing said Thursday it expects the acquisition to conclude by the end of the third quarter of 2018 and will operate …

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David Johnson Named Honeywell Federal Solutions VP

David “DJ” Johnson, an 11-year Honeywell (NYSE: HON) veteran, has been named vice president of the industrial conglomerate’s newly created federal solutions business, GovConWire has learned. He will work through the business’ Washington, D.C.-based office to manage contracts with the Energy Department, National Nuclear Security Agency and other government agencies. HFS …

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Aerospace Industry Vet Brendan Curran to Head Boeing’s AvionX Business

Brendan Curran, formerly president of Crane Co.’s aerospace and electronics group, has been named president of a Boeing (NYSE: BA) business organization that produces avionics and electronics systems. The more than 20-year aerospace industry veteran will lead the AvionX organization and Boeing’s aftermarket strategy across the defense, commercial and services businesses in his new …

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Boeing Vet Chris Raymond to Lead Embraer Integration

Chris Raymond, vice president and general manager of autonomous systems at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, will lead the integration of Embraer’s engineering operations and products with those of the Chicago-based company, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported Saturday. Greg Smith, Boeing’s chief financial officer, announced Raymond’s appointment …

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Boeing-Sikorsky Team’s SB-1 Defiant Coaxial Helicopter Registered With FAA as S-100

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has registered with the Federal Aviation Administration a proposed coaxial helicopter that it is developing with Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The proposed SB-1 Defiant has been registered as S-100 with FAA five …

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in 3D-Printing Tech Provider Digital Alloys

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in additive manufacturing system developer Digital Alloys to help the latter advance its development of 3D-printed aerospace parts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday HorizonX Ventures participated in a Series B funding round …

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NASA Selects 13 Firms to Conduct LEO Commercial Human Spaceflight Studies

NASA has chosen 13 companies to explore future opportunities for non-governmental entities to conduct U.S. manned spaceflight missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The space agency said Thursday studies will delve into conceptualization of business plans that will discuss the feasibility of using free-flying structures or …

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Insitu Gets Additional $232M SOCOM UAS ISR Task Order

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary a potential $232 million task order under a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Wednesday the order has a $5,000 minimum value and extends Insitu’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the MEUAS II-B platform. …

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