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US, UK & Norway Plan Trilateral Coalition to Operate Boeing-Built Maritime Patrol Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — The U.S. government will work with the governments of Norway and the U.K. to jointly develop guiding principles for the operation of the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Monday that the involved countries will form a …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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July 5th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

Returning after the Independence Day Holiday the markets closed mixed. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the third straight day to 96.213 a gain of 0.172 percent threatening to set a new high. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. The top five ‘Net Performers‘ were major platform companies that …

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Boeing Opens Texas HQ for Global Services Business Unit

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has opened a Plano, Texas-based facility to serve as headquarters of its newly established global services business unit. Boeing Global Services integrates the services functions of the company’s government, commercial and space segments and will focus on the delivery of services in the areas of engineering, digital aviation …

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ULA to Help Air Force Launch Space Test Program-3 Mission Under $191M Award

United Launch Alliance has won a potential $191.1 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force send into orbit a new satellite designed for space test missions. The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture will produce a launch vehicle and support mission integration, spaceflight worthiness and launch operations of the …

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Boeing Unveils Industrial Technology Research Hub at Georgia Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has helped establish a development research hub at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Delta Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Facility in efforts to advance industrial automation technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Boeing Manufacturing Development Center will facilitate collaboration with Georgia Tech engineering …

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Boeing Expands Role of CFO, EVP Greg Smith to Include Enterprise Performance Leadership

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded the responsibilities of Greg Smith, chief financial officer and executive vice president of corporate development and strategy, to include leadership over business performance, innovation and corporate functional excellence. Smith will have the dual role of CFO and EVP for enterprise performance and strategy beginning July 1 …

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SOCOM Adds Arcturus to Potential $475M UAS ISR Contract

Arcturus UAV has won a spot under a potential five-year, $475 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract has four one-year ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Boeing‘s (NYSE: …

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State Dept OKs $366M Boeing C-17 Aircraft Sale to India

The State Department has cleared a potential $366.2 million foreign military sale of a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) transport aircraft, equipment and support services to India. India ordered an additional C-17 Globemaster III aircraft equipped with four turbofan F-117-PW-100 engines, one AN/AAR-47 missile warning system and one AN/APX-119 identification “friend or foe” transponder, …

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Boeing’s Caryn Nightengale Named Liquid Robotics CFO; Gary Gysin Comments

Caryn Nightengale, formerly director of corporate development at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security segment, has joined Sunnyvale, California-based unmanned maritime systems maker Liquid Robotics as chief financial officer. She will report to Gary Gysin, Liquid Robotics’ president and CEO, and oversee financial management, contracts, information technology and global trade …

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