Tag Archives: MQ-25

Leanne Caret: Boeing Invests in Advanced Manufacturing, Digital Tech for Defense Programs

Leanne Caret Defense CEO Boeing

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that she believes the company will be able to deliver on defense programs such as MQ-25 and T-X given its investments in digital engineering and advanced manufacturing processes.

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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Navy, Marine Corps Budget Request Totals $206B

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says the Navy and the Marine Corps requested a total budget of $206B for fiscal year 2020. The Navy’s FY 2020 budget request includes $20.4B in research, development, test and evaluation funds for several programs: unmanned surface vessels and unmanned underwater vehicles; directed energy; conventional …

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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: 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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Three industry partners to help Lockheed on Navy’s MQ-25 tanker drone offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Triumph Aerostructures will help on its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based aerial tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. GE and United Technologies will respectively provide …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: FY 2017’s Top Awardees and Business Opportunities | 04/21/2017

Weekly Roundup April 17 – April 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We’re rapidly approaching the middle of FY 2017, and amidst all of the news surrounding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget plan, the border wall, and attempts at healthcare …

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Navy Taps Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed & Northrop for Additional UCAAS Risk Reduction Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for continued risk reduction work on the future MQ-25 unmanned carrier aviation air system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the Navy …

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