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Lockheed Completes Purchase of Astrotech Space Operations Business


Lockheed Martin has completed the purchase of the Astrotech Corp‘s space operations business, Lockheed said Monday. The acquired business will become a fully-owned Lockheed subsidiary with a presence at both Titusville, Florida and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. According to Lockheed, the company has helped with satellite launch preparations for more …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Army Enterprise IT Requirements Event


The Potomac Officers Club is set to hold an Army information technology requirements event this Wednesday, July 30 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner. Past POC events with government presenters include the “Thriving in the post-Sequestration GovCon era” event and “Big Data Analytics – Critical Support for the Agency Mission.” POC holds gatherings …

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Ted Davies Joins Altamira Technologies as CEO

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Ted Davies, former president of Unisys Federal Systems, has been named chief executive at McLean, Va.-based Altamira Technologies, according to Washington Technology. Davies will start in his new role next week, according to the article. Unisys announced earlier this week that PV Puvvada would be succeeding Davies at Unisys on an acting …

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Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing …

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Steve O’Bryan Named Lockheed VP of Strategy and BD; Paul Lemmo Comments

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Steve O’Bryan has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] where he succeeds Rick Kirkland, effective June 30, Lockheed said Tuesday. Also, Jack Crisler will help lead Lockheed’s F-35 program as he succeeds O’Bryan as VP of BD and strategic integration, the company said. “In their …

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Mark Hewitt Joins Lockheed as VP of Strategy for IS&GS Business; Gerry Fasano Comments


Dr. Mark Hewitt, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer at QinetiQ North America, has been appointed VP of strategy for Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Information Systems & Global Solutions business. In his new role, Hewitt will oversee the development and management of the IS&GS business’ strategic planning process as well …

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Harris CapRock Vet Oz Garcia Named Globecomm Systems Senior Director of Gov’t BD

Oz Garcia, former Harris CapRock Communications vice president for intelligence programs, has been named senior director of government business development at Globecomm Systems Inc., GovCon Wire has learned. The 25-year Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran was responsible for intelligence community sales at CapRock and also oversaw facility and operations at the …

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Thales to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent’s Cybersecurity, Comms Security Business; Jean-Bernard Lévy Comments


Thales has agreed to acquire the cybersecurity and communications security business of Alcatel–Lucent in a move to jointly offer network security products and services. Alcatel-Lucent will transfer its network security assets to Thales in order to grow its commercial proposition in cybersecurity, Thales said Thursday. “This investment responds to the growing ambition of Thales …

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Former Nat’l Security Advisor Thomas Donilon Rejoins O’Melveny & Myers as Partner, Vice Chair


Thomas Donilon, former national security advisor to the White House, has returned to O’Melveny & Myers LLP to serve as partner, vice chair and a member of the firm’s policy committee. In his role at O’Melveny & Myers, Donilon will work with business executives, company boards and entrepreneurs as they develop legal and …

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Thomas Vecchiolla Named Raytheon Int’l Business President; John Harris Comments

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Thomas Vecchiolla, formerly vice president of business development and strategy for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, has been named president of Raytheon International Inc., the missile maker’s international business organization. Raytheon said Thursday that Vecchiolla will be responsible for leading Raytheon’s international business team, will be based in D.C. and report to John Harris, recently named Raytheon International …

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