Tag Archives: Boeing

Kratos Supplies VM-Based Satcom Platform to Operate WGS Payload

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2018 — A subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has provided a virtual machine-based satellite communications architecture for the command and control of the Wideband Global SATCOM system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Kratos RT Logic will replace a legacy command-and-control technology with …

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Report: Trump, Boeing Reach Potential $3.9B Deal for Presidential Aircraft Production

The White House and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have reached a potential $3.9 billion deal for the aerospace company to build two presidential planes, Reuters reported Tuesday. “President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing on a fixed-price contract for the new Air Force One Program,” Hogan Gidley, deputy press secretary, told the publication. …

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Boeing Unveils F-15 Wing Redesign for Qatar, Other Potential Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will deliver an updated wing structure for Qatar’s F-15 Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft that works to optimize the section’s internal build without affecting aerodynamics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Flightglobal reported Friday the company is planning to offer the wing redesign as a service life extension …

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Report: Trump, Boeing in Talks to Finalize Presidential Aircraft Deal

The White House and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are in the final phase of talks over the terms of a potential deal to modify a pair of 747-8 aircraft and convert them into presidential planes, Defense One reported Thursday. Sources said Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg met with President Donald Trump Tuesday at the …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Significant February Contracts

Weekly Roundup February 19 – February 23, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Significant Contract Activity This Month and The Wash100 Vote Continues Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 popular vote continues this week, if you have yet to place a vote, you can visit theWash100 voting page and …

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Boeing, Partner Eye Standard 3D Printing Processes for Titanium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with Switzerland-based technology company Oerlikon on a project to develop standard 3D printing processes and materials using metal, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The partnership aims to create standard titanium additive manufacturing methods and qualify suppliers that produce the metallic components in line …

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State Dept OKs $1.2B Apache Helicopter Upgrade Equipment, Services Sale to Netherlands

The State Department has approved the Dutch government’s request to procure from the U.S. government equipment and services to support upgrades to AH-64D Block II Apache attack helicopters under a potential $1.2 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will serve as principal contractors in the proposed …

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Boeing Takes Seat on Singularity University Board After Series B Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm and partner WestRiver Group have led the Series B funding round for digital educational program provider Singularity University, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its HorizonX Ventures unit’s investment aims to facilitate customized education programs for Boeing employees and integrate …

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Pamela Drew Joins Serco’s US Board; Dave Dacquino Comments

Pamela Drew, formerly executive vice president and president of information systems business at Harris’ (NYSE: HRS) Exelis subsidiary, has joined the board of directors of Serco’s North American arm. Serco Inc. Chairman and CEO Dave Dacquino said in a statement released Thursday Drew’s track record in new business pursuit and capture will …

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