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McAleese & Associates: Fiscal 2020 Air Force Budget Request Includes $39B ‘Non-Blue’ Funding

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says the total U.S. Air Force budget request for fiscal year 2020 is roughly $205B, including $166B in “blue” funds and another $39B in “non-blue” funds. The service’s proposed FY 2020 budget seeks $46.1B in research, development, test and evaluation funds associated …

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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop Posts 16% Sales Growth Driven by Aerospace, Innovation Systems Segments

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report that provides an overview of the financial performance of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) during the fourth quarter and full year 2018. Northrop saw its 2018 sales jump 16 percent to $30B driven by sales growth at its innovation systems business and …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Reports 13% Rise in 2018 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business posted $23.2B in 2018 sales, reflecting a 13 percent increase from the previous year. The BDS segment saw its 2018 backlog rise 30 percent to $57B driven by its “buy-in” strategy associated with …

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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop COO Kathy Warden’s Defense Program ‘Watchlist’ Includes GBSD, OPIR

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a new report listing several defense programs under the “watchlist” of Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, said those include the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition, Overhead …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing ‘Self-Funds’ R&D Work on Some Defense Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun to “self-fund” research and development work on some Defense Department programs as it aims to win new contract opportunities. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote that one of those opportunities is the U.S. Air Force’s …

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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, Northrop Move Forward in Design of Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are working to develop designs for the U.S. Air Force‘s Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile following technology maturation and risk reduction work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the Air Force will assess the design …

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Lockheed to Build Airborne Launch Control System Prototype Under $81M USAF Contract; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $81 million contract to design and build a prototype designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aerial launch control system aboard the E-6B Mercury airborne command post aircraft. The service awarded the technology maturation and risk reduction contract through the Airborne Launch Control …

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