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MAG Aerospace Buys North American Surveillance Systems; Joe Fluet Comments

Fairfax, Va.-based aviation services provider MAG Aerospace has bought North American Surveillance Systems in a move to grow aircraft systems integration and technical service offerings. The deal adds more than 75 aircraft integration, modification, maintenance, repair and overhaul professionals to MAG’s workforce, the company said Monday. MAG works with federal customers to help them …

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Reports: Inmarsat Turns Down EchoStar’s Takeover Offer

Inmarsat has declined to accept Colorado-based EchoStar’s (Nasdaq: SATS) takeover bid, saying the offer “undervalued” the U.K.-based satellite communications provider, Reuters reported Saturday. “After carefully considering the proposal with its advisers the board rejected the proposal on the basis that it very significantly undervalued Inmarsat and its standalone prospects,” Inmarsat …

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George Krivo: DynCorp Eyes Continued Organic Growth in Core Markets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2018 — George Krivo, CEO of DynCorp International, has said the company is seeing opportunity for continued top- and bottom-line growth amid the current fiscal environment and the “attractiveness” of the company’s core logistics and aviation markets. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published March …

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FAA, Harris Vet Chris Metts Named Deloitte Federal Practice Specialist Exec

Chris Metts, formerly vice president of global aviation and air traffic management at Harris (NYSE: HRS), has joined Deloitte Consulting’s federal government practice as a specialist executive. Metts will lead Deloitte’s growth efforts in the federal transportation sector, particularly in the aviation segment, with a focus on leveraging big data, …

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GE Awarded $380M Army Turbine Engine Recapitalization Support Contract

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation unit has received a potential five-year, $380 million to provide technical, engineering and technical support services for the U.S. Army‘s  T700 turbine engine recapitalization effort. GE Aviation will also overhaul, convert and repair the engine along with modules and identified components in support of Corpus Christi …

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DynCorp Gets Recognition for Aviation Support to Army Field Maintenance Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — DynCorp International is set to receive an award from the Army Aviation Association of America for its logistics work with U.S. Army aviation support teams as part of the Army Field Maintenance program, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday it will receive AAAA’s 2017 …

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Raytheon Unveils Scholarship Program for Women in Aviation; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the Air Traffic Control Association to offer scholarships to female college students in aviation with the goal to address a gender gap in the field of air traffic control, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 19. ATCA said Oct. …

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Iridium’s Matt Desch: Certus Satcom Service to Support Maritime & Aviation Sectors by 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the company’s Certus multi-service communications platform will be available commercially next year to support the maritime and aviation sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told Runway Girl Network in …

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American Systems to Help Army Deliver Security Assistance Training; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — American Systems will pursue work to provide aviation training services to the Security Assistance Training Management Organization within the U.S. Army through its position on a previously awarded $250 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it will support SATMO’s security assistance programs by facilitating basic …

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Iridium Certus to Deliver Cockpit, Operational Services for Aviation Connectivity; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has previewed the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform that will work to provide cockpit and operational services aboard aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Avionics Magazine reported July 28 that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said in an earnings call …

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