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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Outlines Milestones to Support Planned KC-46 Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said the company is set to deliver the KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft to the U.S. Air Force this year following several program milestones, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Caret, a …

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Boeing Expects First KC-46 Tanker Deliveries Within 2018; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) anticipates the first 18 deliveries of its KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft to the U.S. Air Force within the year, with four production units already scheduled for rollout to McConnell Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that Leanne Caret, president …

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Boeing CEO Leanne Caret Receives Nimitz Award for Maritime Industry Contribution

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has received the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for her contribution to the maritime industry and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The Navy League of the United …

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Boeing, Saudi Firm Create JV for Military Aircraft MRO Localization; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a memorandum of agreement with state-owned company Saudi Arabian Military Industries to create a new joint venture that aims to localize at least 55 percent of maintenance, repair and overhaul work for Saudi Arabia’s fixed- and rotary-wing military …

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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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Jeff Shockey Named Boeing Defense Sales, Marketing VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Jeff Shockey, formerly vice president of federal and international affairs at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed VP of global sales and marketing at the company’s defense, space and security segment. He succeeds Tom Bell, who left the Boeing after more than two years leading the segment’s sales and marketing efforts …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Vet Mark Cherry Joins Boeing as Phantom Works VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Mark Cherry, president and chief operating officer at Manassas, Virginia-based autonomous systems maker Aurora Flight Sciences, has been appointed to succeed Darryl Davis as vice president of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Phantom Works technology arm. Davis, who served as head of Phantom Works for a decade, will transition into a program management …

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Boeing Provides Gift to Support Future B-29 ‘Doc’ Hangar; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has partnered with nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to help build an interactive hangar and education facility for a company-manufactured B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft dubbed “Doc,” GovCon Executive reported Sept. 25. Doc’s Friends said Sept. 23 Boeing has granted a gift to support the $6.5 …

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Reports: US, Qatar Ink Potential $12B Deal for Boeing F-15 Jets

The U.S. and Qatar have signed a potential $12 billion deal to supply Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15QA fighter jets to the Arab country, Defense News reported Wednesday. A spokesman for the Defense Department said Defense Secretary James Mattis and Khalid al-Attiyah, Qatar’s defense affairs minister, signed a letter to facilitate …

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Boeing to Form 4 Smaller Business Units in Defense Segment Revamp

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will divide the network and space systems and military aircraft segments within its defense, space and security business unit into four smaller entities in a move that will take effect July 1. Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing BDS, said Tuesday the reorganization is part of the company’s efforts to …

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