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Air Force Formalizes $3.9B Boeing Contract for 2 Presidential Planes

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $3.9 billion contract to design, modify, test, certify and field a pair of presidential aircraft. USAF will obligate $64 million in fiscal 2018 research and development funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. This award formalizes an agreement that …

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Aero-Glen International to Provide Air Force With F-16 Life Extension Program Kits Under $403M IDIQ

Aero-Glen International has received a $403 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide life extension program kits for the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 fleet in support of the F-16 Systems Program Office at Hill AFB, Utah. Work will commence at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas. The project is expected …

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Raytheon, Air Force Plan Operational Tests on StormBreaker Bomb in Summer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force will move forward to the operational testing phase in summer on the second increment of the Small Diameter Bomb after concluding operational test readiness assessment earlier this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the StormBreaker …

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Boeing Reports $2.1B in Government, Commercial Services Orders; Stan Deal Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday approximately $2.1 billion worth of services orders, contracts and agreements with government agencies and commercial customers at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. The company said Monday the agreements and orders span across its global services business’ capability areas that include training and professional …

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Battelle, MRIGlobal, SwRI to Provide CBRN Defense Lab Services Under Potential $28B DoD Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three nonprofit organizations positions on the unrestricted full and open portion of a potential $28 billion contract vehicle for research and development support services to the Pentagon’s Defense Technical Information Center. Battelle, MRIGLobal and Southwest Research Institute will vie for task orders to provide chemical, …

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BAE Taps L3 to Support Compass Call EW System Transition to Newer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — BAE Systems is collaborating with L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to transfer the former’s Compass Call electronic warfare technology from the legacy EC-130H to the newer EC-37B aircraft as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Cross Deck program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The system migration to the Gulfstream G550-based EC-37B aims to facilitate greater …

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GE Lands $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Support

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $437 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force implement risk reduction methods for a new propulsion technology. The company said Monday GE Aviation collaborated with the service branch in efforts to mature cycle engine technologies and architectures as part of the Adaptive Versatile …

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Air Force Vet Michael Boera Appointed to Leidos VP Post; Gerry Fasano Comments

Michael Boera, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as a vice president and a strategic account executive at the Reston, Va.-based information technology services contractor. The company said Tuesday Boera aims to expand the company’s business relationships with the military service and brings more than 20 years …

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Boeing-Bell JV Gets $4.2B Contract Modification to Build Tiltrotor Aircraft for US Military, Japan

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has been awarded a potential $4.19 billion contract modification to produce different variants of the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft for three U.S. military services and the Japanese government. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will provide 39 CMV-22B units to the U.S. Navy, …

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Mike Hale Named CACI National, Cyber Solutions Group EVP; DeEtte Gray Comments

Mike Hale, formerly vice president and intelligence community client executive at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has been named executive VP of the company’s national and cyber solutions group. He will directly report to DeEtte Gray, president of CACI’s U.S. operations, and oversee the company’s cybersecurity, space operations and resiliency and …

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