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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Florida Today reported Sunday …

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Randy Phillips Named Leidos Corporate Dev’t SVP; James Reagan Comments

Randy Phillips, senior vice president for corporate development at Ellucian, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) in the same capacity. He will oversee Leidos’ strategic growth and development efforts through mergers and acquisitions, the company said Monday. “Phillips has been guiding transactions in our sector for many years, helping to define …

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Boeing to Lease MIT Space for Future Aerospace & Autonomy Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to lease a 100,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Mass., that will house research, design and development work on air mobility platforms by 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the future Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center will occupy space within a …

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Jim Maser Named Aerojet Rocketdyne Space Business SVP

Jim Maser, a more than 32-year aerospace industry veteran and former president of technical consulting firm James G. Advisors, has been named senior vice president of Aerojet Rocketdyne‘s (NYSE: AJRD) space business in a move that takes effect Aug. 13. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Wednesday Maser will report directly to President and CEO …

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Navy Picks 22 Firms for $980M Training System Design, Production IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 22 companies spots on a potential five-year, $980 million contract to design, build and manufacture training systems and related devices. The service received 40 proposals for the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through November 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. The contractors will …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense M&A Deal Value Hit $24.2B in First Half of 2018

A new PwC report says the value of merger and acquisition deals in the global aerospace and defense industry reached $24.2 billion during the first half of 2018, a figure that reflects a 30 percent rise over the same period last year. PwC said the number of M&A transactions in the A&D sector dropped by 17 …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret: Data Sharing for AI Dev’t Will Be on Per-Case Basis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has indicated the company will consider several factors, including the nature of the client, in potential opportunities for data sharing to drive artificial intelligence development, ExecutiveBiz reported July 16. …

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Boeing Presents ICBM Design Options for Air Force Nuclear Deterrence Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has submitted designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s future intercontinental ballistic missile system following a review of requirements under the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the GBSD design options fulfill a program milestone as it …

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Boeing to Supply Army Block I Chinook Helicopters Under $181M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential $181.3 million contract to manufacture up to 156 CH-47F Chinook helicopters in Block I configuration for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday the service branch will determine work locations and funds with each order under the multiyear 2 aircraft production contract that runs …

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Boeing to Help Engineer SOCOM MH-47 Helicopter Under Potential $264M IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential five-year, $264 million contract to support engineering work on the U.S. Special Operations Command’s MH-47 helicopter platform. The company will provide personnel, data, transportation, facilities and equipment needed to engineer the special missions helicopter under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. SOCOM will …

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