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Michael Basla, Former Air Force CIO, Appointed to SVP Role at L-3

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Michael Basla, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general and a former chief information officer of the service, has joined L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) national security solutions unit as senior vice president for strategic development. The company said Wednesday Basla will report to NSS President Les Rose and help oversee product development for L-3 NSS ...

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Phyllis Schneck of DHS Inducted Into Wash100 for Leadership in Public-Private Collaboration

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 2, 2015 – Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has been chosen to be among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in public-private collaboration. The Wash100 is the premier group of ...

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Leidos’s Lou Von Thaer Elected to Wash100 for Leadership in ISR and Cyber

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 25, 2015 – Lou Von Thaer, president of Leidos’ national security business, has been chosen among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders ...

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David Wajsgras to Lead Raytheon’s Intell Business, Anthony O’Brien Named CFO

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David Wajsgras, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) since 2006, will move into a new role as president of the defense technology contractor’s intelligence, information and services business on March 2. The company said Wednesday its executive transition plan will also see Anthony “Toby” O’Brien, vice president ...

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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, BAE said Thursday. Dallas-based ...

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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, control, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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, ...

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