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State Dept OKs Potential $911M AH-1Z Helicopter Sale to Bahrain

The State Department has approved Bahrain’s request to buy 12 Bell Helicopter-built AH-1Z attack helicopters and related equipment and services through a potential $911.4 foreign military sales agreement. Bell Helicopter and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as prime contractors in the proposed FMS deal in support of Bahrain’s efforts to deter …

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David Calhoun Named Boeing Lead Director, Kenneth Duberstein Nominated for Re-election to Board

David Calhoun, a board member at Boeing (NYSE: BA) since 2009, has been elected to succeed Kenneth Duberstein as lead director of the Chicago, Illinois-based defense and aerospace contractor’s board in a move that takes effect April 30. “Dave is a tremendous asset to Boeing, bringing invaluable skills and experience …

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Northrop Vet Tom Vice Named Aerion President, COO

Tom Vice, formerly president of aerospace systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Reno, Nevada-based Aerion Supersonic as president and chief operating officer. Vice will report to Brian Barents, Aerion chairman and CEO, and oversee the development, certification and delivery of the firm’s AS2 supersonic aircraft, the company …

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GE to Repair, Replace Navy Super Hornet, Growler Engine Components Under $74M Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a six-month, $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support services for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Tuesday that GE will support 773 F414 aircraft engine  components under the firm-fixed-price, performance-based logistics requirements type contract. Ninety-nine percent …

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GE Awarded $380M Army Turbine Engine Recapitalization Support Contract

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation unit has received a potential five-year, $380 million to provide technical, engineering and technical support services for the U.S. Army‘s  T700 turbine engine recapitalization effort. GE Aviation will also overhaul, convert and repair the engine along with modules and identified components in support of Corpus Christi …

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Former USPTO CIO John Owens Joins CGI Federal as Solution Devt Group VP

John Owens, formerly chief information officer at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has joined CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business as vice president of solution development group within the emerging technologies practice. Owens will help lead the development of novel technology platforms that work to help federal agencies implement their …

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HPE, Microsoft Vet Frank Vella Joins Information Builders as COO

Frank Vella, formerly chief revenue officer at BlueJeans Network, has joined New York-based business intelligence and analytics platforms provider Information Builders as chief operating officer. Vella will collaborate with Information Builders’ executive group to seek new market opportunities, support expansion efforts and create growth strategies, the company said Monday. His appointment …

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GE Lands Potential $643M Air Force FMS Contract for Aircraft Engines, Spares

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential seven-year, $643 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and spares to three foreign military sales clients. The Defense Department said Thursday GE will also provide updated engine monitoring system computers, over-and-above repair services for government-furnished properties …

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GE Awarded $84M Army Helicopter Engine Upgrade Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has been awarded an $84.1 million contract for overhaul and modernization of engines for two kinds of U.S. Army helicopter platform. The company will update T700 series engines for the service branch’s Black Hawk attack helicopters and Apache utility helicopters under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army …

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State Dept OKs $575M UH-1Y Helicopter Sale to Czech Republic

The State Department has cleared Czech Republic’s request to buy 12 UH-1Y utility helicopters and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $575 million foreign military sales agreement. Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as principal contractors in the proposed FMS transaction …

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