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Posted September 16, 2016 by

Defense Logistics Agency   Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative Inc., De Funiak Springs, Fla., has been awarded a maximum $360,448,495 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for the ownership, operation, and maintenance of the electric distribution system at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a 50-year contract with no…

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Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines celebrate delivery of first 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted October 30, 2017 by

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9 Oct. 27, 2017. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest 787 touched down in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, following a non-stop 8,354 mile (13,444 km) delivery flight from Boeing’s Everett, Wash., facility. Ethiopian becomes the first carrier in…

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Boeing, CDB Aviation finalize order for 737 MAXs, 787 Dreamliners

Posted November 10, 2017 by

Boeing and CDB Aviation Nov. 9 finalized an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. The order, valued at $7.4 billion at current list prices, was announced as a Memorandum of Understanding at the 2017 Paris Air Show.

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Contract Briefs

Posted June 24, 2017 by

Navy   Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $203,073,701 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to increase the design support requirements under a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for Columbia-class submarines (formerly known as the Ohio Replacement).  This is a joint Navy/United Kingdom (UK) Common Missile Compartment program.  Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (91 percent);…

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Posted April 24, 2017 by

Navy   Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $95,550,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for the manufacturing of 17 tactical missile tubes in support of the Columbia Class Submarine (formerly known as the Ohio Class Replacement).  This is a joint U.S./United Kingdom Common Missile Compartment program and this modification…

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 awarded FAA certification

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman Boeing’s new 737 MAX 9 has received FAA certification and is now being prepped for first delivery. Boeing announced Feb. 16 that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, officially certifying the airplane for commercial service. This certification marks the…

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World-first refurbishment of Black Hawk helicopters for firefighting and disaster relief in Australia under new agreement

Posted July 28, 2017 by

In a ground-breaking new deal, Kaan Air Australia, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and StarFlight Australia, have signed an agreement worth up to $63 million (Australian) to bring 10 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters into Australia, with options for an additional 10 aircraft. In a world-first refurbishment program to be undertaken in Brisbane, the agreement…

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Raytheon UK to secure hundreds of jobs in support of RAF Shadow aircraft fleet

Posted January 5, 2019 by

Raytheon UK on Jan. 2 signed a £250 million contract with the Ministry of Defence to provide 11 years of support and sustainment services to the Royal Air Force’s Shadow aircraft fleet. The contract supports Shadow aircraft maintenance, airworthiness management, design organization and supply chain support. When work begins in April 2019, 200 full-time jobs…

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Boeing, Tata announce aerospace joint venture in India

Posted November 9, 2015 by

Boeing photograph Tata Advanced Systems Chairman S. Ramadorai (third from left) and Tom Bell, senior vice president, Global Sales & Marketing, Boeing Defense, Space & Security (second from right) sign the agreement to create a joint venture. Boeing International President Marc Allen (second from left), Boeing India President Pratyush Kumar (left) and Tata Advanced Systems…

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Northrop Grumman to support GPS modernization

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has been awarded an order to support embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System Pre-Phase 1 modernization efforts. The Military GPS User Equipment program is developing M-Code-capable GPS receivers, which are mandated by Congress after fiscal year 2017 and will help to ensure the secure transmission of accurate military signals. Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee order…

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