Mac Curtis: The SI Organization Changes Name to Vencore

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Mac Curtis The SI Organization has rebranded itself as Vencore to highlight the systems engineering provider’s renewed focus on its core business in engineering, cybersecurity and data analytics. The Chantilly, Virginia-based firm said the name change, announced Wednesday, is the culmination of recent business purchases that called for a logo that would encompass its newly acquired solutions...

Tameika Hollis Named EM&L VP for Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector

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Tameika Hollis, an 11-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president for engineering, manufacturing and logistics within the firm’s electronic systems segment. Her promotion is effective immediately and she will oversee EM&L-related functions in the organization’s advanced concepts and technologies division, Northrop said Tuesday. She will also lead...

Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

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Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made (NYSE: NOC) Global Hawk UAVs as well as missile-tracking drones. “They...

Report: Lockheed, Other Nuclear Tech Companies See Future Abroad; Michael Syring Comments

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Michael Syring Defense contractors have started taking their nuclear business abroad as global demand for cleaner energy continues to grow, the Dallas Morning News reported Monday. James Osborne writes the United States and other countries have begun to shun nuclear power in favor of natural gas, shifting nuclear technology companies’ focus on other economies currently reassessing the benefits of...

Jeff Storey: Level 3 Reorganizes Leadership Team Following TW Telecom Buy

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Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will expand its senior management team upon the closing of its acquisition deal with tw telecom. Jeff Storey, Level 3 president and CEO, said Tuesday the expanded leadership team will be made-up of executives who will aim to help the combined business grow in the enterprise communications market. John Blount, currently president and chief operating officer of tw...

Greg Hill to Lead Chertoff Group’s New Texas Offices; Chad Sweet Comments

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Greg Hill, a principal at The Chertoff Group, has been appointed to manage operations at the company’s newly opened offices in Austin and Houston. He brings knowledge of modern security threats as well as experience in business leadership and advisory to his new position, CEO and co-founder Chad Sweet said Tuesday. “With deep Texas roots and a unique combination of homeland security experience...

CH2M Hill CEO Jacqueline Hinman to Add Chairman of the Board Title

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Jacqueline Hinman Jacqueline Hinman, president and CEO of CH2M Hill since January, has been elected to succeed retiring Chairman Lee McIntire, the Denver Business Journal reported Monday. Mark Harden writes that McIntire intends to retire from the board of directors as of Sept. 18. “It has been a privilege for me to lead the board and our company through five years of growth and service to our clients...

Kimberly Admire to Lead SAIC’s Human Resources Office; Tony Moraco Comments

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Kimberly Admire, formerly vice president of culture, diversity and equal opportunity programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take the chief human resources officer role at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). She will succeed Brian Keenan, who served in that role since 2007, beginning Aug. 11, SAIC said Monday. “Kim brings more than 20 years of industry experience and...

Air Force Extends Northrop’s Weather Forecasting Contract

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Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract worth 跌 million to help the U.S. Air Force disseminate weather prediction data for military users worldwide, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Jill Aitoro writes that Northrop will continue to provide systems engineering, management and sustainment assistance to the Air Force Weather Agency through July 31, 2009. The company helps...

ATK Receives $220M in Cannon System Orders From U.S. Allies; Mike Kahn Comments

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has secured contracts worth $220 million combined to deliver medium-caliber cannons and product lifecycle services to defense customers in U.S. partner nations. The company’s Automatic Cannons are designed to operate with ground, maritime and aerial weapon platforms, ATK said Monday. “Providing defensive weapons systems and support services to our country’s allies...