Boeing Hopes L-3, General Dynamics Helicopter Team Brings $2B to Canada; Jim O’Neill Comments

Boeing has awarded subcontracts to L-3 Communications‘ MAS subsidiary and General Dynamics Canada for test equipment and maintenance training on Chinook helicopters in Canada, Boeing announced Wednesday.

Boeing expects this partnership to bring approximately $2 billion to Canada over the next 20 years through the country’s industrial and regional benefits policy.

The company is looking to add to more performance-based logistics customers worldwide, said Jim O’Neill, vice president and general manager for integrated logistics.

Jeff Trauberman, Boeing’s vice president of space, intelligence and missile defense systems, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz on the growing importance of international collaboration in the company (click here to read more of his comments).

L-3 MAS, who also holds a contract to make technical publications, will provide support and test equipment and GD Canada will deliver a maintenance training suite.

General Dynamics Canada has gained experience in courseware development and training devices by developing and managing in-service support programs, said David Ibbetson, a vice president and general manager.

You may also be interested in...

Carahsoft

Carahsoft Adds ClearInfo Digitization Products to NASA SEWP V Contract

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to market end-to-end digitization tools developed by ClearInfo to federal government clients through the Reston, Virginia-based company's reseller partners and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract.

GA-ASI MQ-9 with ASW Pod

General Atomics Demos Anti-Submarine Sonobuoy Tech for Navy’s MQ-9 UAS

A General Atomics affiliate has demonstrated the use of A-size sonobuoys to remotely process acoustic and bathythermal data when deployed from an unmanned aircraft system to support U.S. Navy's anti-submarine warfare operations.

Corner Alliance

Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.