BAE’s US Arm Inks Deal for Eclipse Electronic Systems, Parent Closes SilverSky Buy

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BAE Systems Inc. — the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary — has agreed to acquire Eclipse Electronic Systems from Esterline Corp. for nearly $28 million cash in order to add new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products to BAE’s portfolio. The transaction is scheduled to complete in the first quarter of 2015 and is pending regulatory approvals,...

Tom McLemore Joins Northrop as VP of C4I, Space Legislative Affairs; Lesley Kalan Comments

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Tom McLemore, formerly staff director of the House Appropriations Defense and Homeland Security subcommittees, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as cybersecurity, C4I and space legislative affairs vice president. He will report to Lesley Kalan, legislative affairs VP, and be responsible for strategy and outreach plans development and implementation for the contractor’s cyber, command,...

Tetra Tech to Provide FAA IT, Security Programs Support

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Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) will provide information technology and security programs support services to the Federal Aviation Administration under a potential $76 million contract. The company will also perform cybersecurity-related work and help the FAA to handle hazardous materials tracking systems, the company said Wednesday. The FAA’s office of security and hazardous materials safety IT...

Michael Quinn Named Kroll Cyber Practice Associate Managing Director

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Michael Quinn, a former supervisory special agent in the cyber division of FBI, has joined Kroll‘s cyber investigations practice as associate managing director. The cybersecurity veteran has experience conducting digital evidence examinations, criminal intrusion investigations, and search and seizure operations, Kroll said Tuesday. His FBI career began in 2005 as a member of the bureau’s...

Amr ElSawy: Noblis Buys National Security Partners to Expand Intell Services

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Amr ElSawy Noblis has bought National Security Partners LLC, a consulting and technical services provider in the intelligence community, for an undisclosed amount. “This acquisition strengthens Noblis’ ability to innovate and increases the immediate value we deliver in support of our national security and intelligence mission,” Amr ElSawy, Noblis president and CEO, said Monday. Roger...

Allan McArtor: Airbus Eyes Cyber Acquisitions, Growth Opportunities Abroad

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Allan McArtor 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 of Airbus Group Inc. in March,...

DRC Vet Louis Chabot Joins ManTech as Cyber Group VP, Technical Architect

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Louis Chabot Louis Chabot, formerly a data scientist at Dynamics Research Corp., has joined ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has vice president and technical architect for the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. He previously helped lead DRC’s big data practice and also currently serves as an adjunct professor at George Mason University’s department of applied information...

Keith Trippie on His New Business Ventures and Transforming Federal IT with Commercial Models

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Keith Trippie Former top Department of Homeland Security official Keith Trippie, who recently rejoined the private sector after more than 10 years with DHS, has embarked on two entrepreneurial business ventures that will be active in the federal and commercial technology spaces, Trippie told GovCon Wire in an interview. Trippie is currently establishing the Trippie Group LLC, a consulting firm that...

David Leach, Howard Zach Promoted to VP Roles at CRGT

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David Leach and Howard Zach, both formerly senior managers at CRGT, have been promoted to vice president roles at the company as it seeks to expand its market reach. CRGT appointed Leach as VP of cyber and intelligence services with responsibility for intelligence community offerings and cybersecurity integration services for agencies, CRGT said Tuesday. He previously led Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE:...

Jeff Renzi Named Unisys SVP of Global Sales; Ed Coleman Comments

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Jeff Renzi, formerly senior vice president of sales and marketing at Arise Virtual Solutions, has been appointed senior vice president and president of global sales at Unisys Corp. (NYSE:UIS), the company said on Jan. 31. He will be responsible for leading a global sales organization across all of the company’s businesses and geographies, according Unisys. Ed Coleman, chairman and CEO Unisys, said...