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  • Boeing Submits Proposal in Bid for Tanker - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Submits Proposal in Bid for Tanker

    Boeing (NYSE: BA) sent a proposal to the U.S. Air Force outlining a plan for the next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. A version of Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 aging KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air Force fleet. “We are honored to support our U.S. Air Force […] More

  • Roger Krone on Boeing's Acquisition Surge: Buys Narus, Moves Forward with Argon ST - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roger Krone on Boeing’s Acquisition Surge: Buys Narus, Moves Forward with Argon ST

    Boeing (NYSE: BA) has an agreement in place to purchase Narus, a firm focusing on network traffic and analytics software used to protect against cyber attacks and persistent threats aimed at large Internet Protocol networks. Boeing and Narus have worked as partners in the past.  The acquisition provides a boost to Boeing’s growing cybersecurity solutions […] More

  • DynCorp Makes Pair of Financial Moves Tied to Cerberus Acquisition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DynCorp Makes Pair of Financial Moves Tied to Cerberus Acquisition

    DynCorp (NYSE: DCP) has announced a pair of fiscal moves drawing it closer to buyer Cerberus Capital. The firm’s stockholders approved a proposal to adopt the DynCorp’s merger agreement with the private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management. According to the firm, “the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of […] More

  • Monday Moves - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Monday Moves

    This week, Tom Young was named chairman of SAIC’s (NYSE: SAI) board of directors.  CEO Walt Havenstein shared his thoughts on Young and the appointment. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) decided on Tom Kennedy to head up IDS, while Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) hired Maryanne Lavan to be the firm’s new general counsel.  CEO Robert Stevens issued […] More

  • NYSE Chief Executive Reacts to Fed Rate Cut at POC Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NYSE Chief Executive Reacts to Fed Rate Cut at POC Event

    When NYSE Euronext (NYX) Chief Executive Duncan Niederauer accepted the invitation to speak at today’s Potomac Officer’s Club event at the Ritz Carlton, he could hardly have imagined it would have been on the heels of this morning’s emergency 75 basis points rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Knowing the increasing drumbeat of recessionary concerns […] More

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