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US Navy Awards $29M Aircraft Equipment Installation IDIQ to Four Companies


The U.S. Navy has awarded a $29 million contract to Epsilon Systems Solutions, Prism Maritime, Delphinus Engineering and Superior Marine Solutions for the installation of aviation equipment in various ships. The companies will compete for each task order under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to install and modify domestic and international aircraft ...

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Iridium 1Q Gov’t Service Revenue Up 13%; Matt Desch on Company’s New Air Traffic Pacts


Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The McLean, Va.-based satellite services provider reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 13 percent in its government services segment to $18 million, activity Iridium attributed to the company’s $400 million airtime ...

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Serco’s US Arm Lands $187M in FAA Air Traffic Control Mgmt Contracts; Dan Allen Comments

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The North American subsidiary of Serco Group has been awarded two contracts worth up to $187 million combined to help the Federal Aviation Administration carry out air traffic control work in 11 states across the U.S.’ western region. Serco Inc. will assign air traffic control specialists and safety managers to 58 towers under the FAA’s Contract Tower program ...

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Pam Drew, Ed Sayadian Lead Exelis Aviation Demo

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis executives were slated to be on hand to present the company’s new aviation business and integrated services at the 2015 World ATM Congress in Spain, GovCon Executive reported this week. The Exelis booth was scheduled to demonstrate the latest in ...

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Reuters: Finmeccanica Taps US Investment Bank to Help Offer DRS Pieces for Sale


U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC will send out invitations next week in an effort to seek out potential offers for selected business units of U.S. defense contractor DRS Technologies, Reuters reported Tuesday. Pamela Barbaglia and Mike Stone report that Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, DRS’ owners, have identified its aviation and logistics ...

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DRS’s Jim Scott Elected to 2015 Wash100 for Leadership in MRO and Telecom

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 3, 2015 – Jim Scott, president of the aviation, communication and homeland security business at DRS Technologies, has been included in this year’s list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the telecommunications and maintenance, repair and overhaul services sector. The ...

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Ralph Alderson Named Dynamic Aviation SVP for Programs; Michael Stoltzfus Comments

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Ralph Alderson, former vice president for programs at L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) unmanned systems division, has joined Dynamic Aviation as senior VP for programs. “He will be integral in guiding Dynamic Aviation’s strategic initiatives in the coming years,” Michael Stoltzfus, Dynamic Aviation president and CEO, said Tuesday. Alderson will oversee ...

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Jim Scott Named DRS Aviation, Comms & HS Group President

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Jim Scott, a 10-year veteran of DRS Technologies, has been appointed to lead the company’s aviation, communications and homeland security business unit as president. He most recently held the vice president and general manager roles within the global enterprise solutions group and has led support work for several U.S. military ...

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Allan McArtor: Airbus Eyes Cyber Acquisitions, Growth Opportunities Abroad

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Allan McArtor, CEO of Airbus‘ North American subsidiary said the company is looking to drive business growth through overseas opportunities and cyber acquisitions, Defense News reported Sunday. Paul McLeary writes the company will market its Lakota trainer helicopter to foreign governments seeking to replace their legacy fleets. McCartor became CEO ...

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Textron Unit Buys Aviation Ground Support Firm TUG Technologies; Stefaan Ver Eecke Comments


Textron (NYSE: TXT) a subsidiary of E-Z-GO has purchased aviation ground support equipment manufacturer TUG Technologies Corp. from private-equity firm Jacobson Partners for an undisclosed amount. Kennesaw, Ga.-based TUG manufactures products including material handling vehicles and mobile heating and air-conditioning systems, in addition to providing aircraft ground services to commercial and ...

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