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New Bidder Enters KC-X Tanker Competition

A new bidder has entered the competition to build the Air Force’s KC-X mid-air refueling tanker, replacing Boeing’s aging KC-135 Stratotanker which has been in service since 1957. Earlier this month, Northrop Grumman announced that it would pull out of the bidding process, leaving Boeing the apparent winner of the …

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Are Protests the New Way to Win?

Since 2008, the government contracting community has seen several billion-dollar protests yield dividends.  Most recently, Boeing’s protest of the Air Force’s KC-X refueling tanker contract seems to have paid off, as Northrop Grumman and EADS have withdrawn their bid leaving Boeing the apparent winner of the contract. It has become …

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Anatomy of a Protest: A Little Knowledge Saves a Lot of Legal Fees

2009 saw two protests of billion-dollar contracts, resulting in billions of potential revenue changing hands.  First: the numerous protests surrounding the design/build contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) which will replace the Humvee. Reuters calls the JLTV contract a $10 billion contract, with a total potential value of …

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Executive Profile: J. Patrick Schondel of Boeing

J. Patrick Schondel serves as vice president of business development for Boeing NASA Systems. His responsibilities include developing, planning and implementing business development and strategic marketing activities. Schondel has been with the company since 1983 when he joined the former North American Aircraft Division of Rockwell International. His other previous …

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Boeing Defence Australia receives Engineering Excellence Award

On Friday, Boeing was the recipient of an Engineering Excellence Award, Resource Development category, from the Queensland Division of Engineers Australia. The award from the state’s top engineering organization recognized Boeing Defence Australia’s best practices in support of Australia’s F-111 strike aircraft fleet. “For almost 15 years, Boeing Defence Australia …

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Mitch Kugler Named Raytheon’s New VP of Strategy

Raytheon Company has appointed Mitch Kugler as its new Vice President of Strategy. Kugler will be responsible for formulating the company’s strategy while working with Raytheon’s businesses. As Vice President of Strategy, Kugler will also support the corporate finance organizations on mergers and acquisitions activities. “Kugler brings to Raytheon a unique …

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