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Boeing Gets Potential $5.7B KC-46 Combat Capability IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $5.70B contract to help the U.S. Air Force address combat capability requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus tanker. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers a range of post-production air vehicle requirements directed by KC-46 operators and mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of …

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General Dynamics IT Awarded $99M FAA National Airspace System Infrastructure Modernization IDIQ

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has received a potential seven-year, $99M contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to design, install and maintain FAA’s Data, Visualization, Analysis and Reporting System. The company said Tuesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a two-year base term and five option years. “Through this contract, …

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SAIC Awarded $188M FAA IT Support Services IDIQ

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential $187.9M contract from the Federal Aviation Administration for information technology support services. An award notice posted Wednesday says SAIC will provide IT services for FAA’s enterprise services center at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Michael Huerta Joins Serco’s US Aviation Business as Senior Consultant; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Michael Huerta, formerly administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has been named a senior consultant for Serco Group‘s aviation business in the U.S. He will provide strategic guidance and play a role in the development of Serco Inc.‘s global aviation strategy in his new position, the company said Friday. The Reston, …

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MTSI to Help NASA Establish Framework for FAA Certification of Autonomous Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 17, 2018 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will collaborate with NASA to develop a framework for the certification of autonomous aircraft systems in line with the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will build software code and algorithms as part …

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Boeing Gets $2.9B Air Force Contract Modification for Fourth KC-46 Tanker Production Lot

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.85B contract modification to produce an additional 18 KC-46 aircraft designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling missions. The company said Monday the lot 4 tanker production contract also covers the provision of two spare engines, five wing refueling pod kits and initial spares. Work will …

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Boeing’s KC-46 Aerial Tanker Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46 Pegasus aerial tanker program has received a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to mark the completion of the agency’s airworthiness review of the aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the accreditation is the culmination of a series of ground, …

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SPA Taps Space & Defense Vet Pamela Melroy as Board Member; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 31, 2018 — Systems Planning and Analysis unveiled earlier this month that Pamela Melroy, a former Space Shuttle commander at NASA and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined the company’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 21. “Colonel Melroy brings unique and extensive experience in space, hypersonics and …

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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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