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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Defense Spending Bill to Appropriate $21.7B for Navy Shipbuilding

A McAleese & Associates report says the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding programs would receive $21.7B under the $690B fiscal 2020 defense funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, listed in the report some of the fully funded …

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Boeing to Continue F/A-18 Fleet Modernization Under $164M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a potential two-year, $163.9M amendment under a U.S. Navy contract for aircraft service life modification work. The company said Friday it will continue to modernize the Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet jets and establish a second SLM line under the program. Establishment of a San Antonio-based line …

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Navy Awards Boeing $4B F/A-18 Block III Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $4.04B contract modification to provide 78 F/A-18 Super Hornet jets with Block III configuration to the U.S. Navy. The Department of Defense said Wednesday the contract will fund the full-rate production of 61 F/A-18Es and 17 F/A-18Fs for fiscal year 2018 through fiscal …

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Boeing to Update Super Hornet IR Sensor Under Potential $152M Navy Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $152.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to update a sensor technology designed to help F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots locate targets at a long distance. The company will design, develop, integrate and test the Block II Infrared Search and Track system as part of an engineering change phase, the Defense Department said …

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Boeing Eyes Navy Requirements With Updated & New Super Hornet Avionics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to manufacture and update F/A-18 Super Hornet avionics and other systems in line with the U.S. Navy‘s procurement requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Boeing is planning service life extensions for Block 2 systems as …

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Boeing Gets $862M Super Hornet Full-Rate Production Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $862.2 million contract modification to fund the full rate production of lot 42 Super Hornet multirole aircraft. Boeing will produce 15 units of the F/A-18E variant and and 3 of the F/A-18F variant for the service branch under the modified …

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General Dynamics Unit Secures Work for Aircraft Computer System Repairs, Replacement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will perform repairs on the computer systems onboard the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and AV-8B Harrier II aircraft under a potential $36.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday General Dynamics Mission Systems will replace, …

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Boeing to Work With Navy to Address Physiological Episodes on F/A-18, EA-18G Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $19.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy for support in efforts to study and address physiological episodes associated with F/A-18A-F and EA-18G Growler aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers research and development, testing, inspections and modifications to be …

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Navy Awards Boeing $1.1B Contract to Develop Kuwait’s Super Hornet Baseline Configuration

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to support the development of a baseline configuration needed to produce and deliver 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F aircraft for Kuwait. The company will also provide long-lead radar warning receivers and aircraft weaponry equipment under the foreign military sales contract, …

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