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Boeing Receives $194M SOCOM Rotary-Wing Aircraft Delivery Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $194.2M delivery order modification to provide MH-47G multirole heavy-lift helicopters to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will deliver six renew-build and one new-build aircraft to address SOCOM's sustainment requirements for heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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Boeing to Continue F/A-18 Fleet Modernization Under $164M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a potential two-year, $163.9M amendment under a U.S. Navy contract for aircraft service life modification work. The company said Friday it will continue to modernize the Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet jets and establish a second SLM line under the program. Establishment of a San Antonio-based line …

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Chris Raymond Promoted to Enterprise Strategy VP at Boeing

Chris Raymond, who most recently served as vice president and general manager of autonomous systems at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has been appointed VP for enterprise strategy at the Chicago-based company, Reuters reported Wednesday. He reports to the company’s finance, enterprise performance and strategy office led by …

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Dean Acosta to Rejoin Lockheed as Comms SVP; Marillyn Hewson Quoted

Dean Acosta, a corporate communications veteran in the aerospace and defense sectors, has been named senior vice president of communications at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a move that takes effect May 20. “His expertise and experience will help us communicate how our company works every day to protect lives, …

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Jacobs Supports MDA-Boeing Test of Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System; Steve Arnette Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) recently worked with the Missile Defense Agency, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other companies to demonstrate an intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target performed by the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. Jacobs, under the Integrated …

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Boeing Gets $140M Navy Contract Modification for Additional JDAM Laser Guidance Sets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $139.8M contract modification to continue manufacturing precision laser guidance sets for the U.S. Navy’s Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition. The company will supply the military service with 12,000 additional JDAM kits under the modification, which increases the ceiling of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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