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  • Boeing Receives $945M Int'l Order for Extended Range Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Receives $945M Int’l Order for Extended Range Planes

    Boeing has received an order from All Nippon Airways of Japan for three airplanes, worth $945 million, to make its fleet a total of 54 extended range commercial airplanes. ANA will use the additional 777-300ER airplanes for its expansion and new business opportunities in the Asia-Pacific market, Boeing announced Wednesday. Shinchiro Ito, ANA Holdings president and CEO, […] More

  • Boeing Employees Donate $335,000 for New USO Northwest Center at an Int'l Airport - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Employees Donate $335,000 for New USO Northwest Center at an Int’l Airport

    The Boeing Company employees have donated $335,000 to USO Northwest for the construction of a new USONW center at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Center. The donation from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound will allow USONW to accommodate 10,000 local and traveling military personnel in a 7,000 square foot center, USONW announced Friday. […] More

  • NASA, Boeing Put Composite Cryogenic Propellant Tank to the Test; Michael Gazarik Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA, Boeing Put Composite Cryogenic Propellant Tank to the Test; Michael Gazarik Comments

    NASA and Boeing have completed tests on a new cryogenic propellant tank made from composite materials that work to help thrust large rockets during take off, SatNews reports. According to the report, NASA and Boeing tested the tank at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville Ala.  Michael Gazarik, NASA associate administrator for space technology, […] More

  • Boeing Wins $60M Int'l Helicopter Support Contract; Peri Widener Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Wins $60M Int’l Helicopter Support Contract; Peri Widener Comments

    Boeing has won a $60 million contract to provide the Royal Netherlands Air Force‘s Chinook and Apache helicopters with maintenance and spare parts. Designed to increase flight-hour readiness, the integrated contractor logistics support contract will include RNLAF crew training with the U.S. Army, Boeing said Saturday. “The Boeing and RNLAF teams have partnered to create […] More

  • Boeing Announces Acquisition of IT Company - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Announces Acquisition of IT Company

    Boeing announced recently an agreement to acquire Solutions Made Simple Inc., an information solutions company known for its data integration framework products. SMSi will operate within the information solutions division of Boeing’s Network & Space Systems business. The company is based in Reston, Va. and employs approximately 65 people. According to Boeing, SMSi’s technology allows […] More

  • Boeing Reports Eco-Friendly Advancements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Reports Eco-Friendly Advancements

    The Boeing Company continues to see improvements in environmental performance, reporting today in its annual Environment Report that the firm consumed less energy, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and water intake, and generated less hazardous waste in 2010 compared to the previous year. The reports states that Boeing facilities have reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 28 […] More

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    Emerging Trend: Government Contractor's Buying Cybersecurity Firms

    Since the new administration took office in January of this year, an emerging trend of large government contractors acquiring cybersecurity firms has come to light. In case you missed it, here is a quick recap of top cyber firm acquisitions over the last few months.  April: Harris Corporation acquires Chantilly, Virginia-based Crucial Security, Inc. Crucial Security Inc. sells offensive […] More

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