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Weekly Roundup August 1 – August 5 2016: Leidos Further Details Post-Merger Picture & more

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August 1 – August 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting’s M&A and financial aspects took center stage again this week and GovCon Wire hit on all the major events as Executive Mosaic’s home of market-moving news for the sector. …

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Harris to Support First Phase of DARPA R&D Program


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2016 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will support the first phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research and development program under a $27 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DARPA obligated $22.3 million from its fiscal 2015 and 2016 R&D funds at the time of the …

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Leidos Autonomous Vessel Undergoes Trials for DARPA-ONR Program


TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has completed initial performance trials on the Sea Hunter trimaran as part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the tests focused …

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Northrop Gets OTA Modification for DARPA Reconnaissance UAS Demonstrator Devt


Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $17.8 million “other transaction” agreement modification from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform additional tasks under phase III of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node project. The company will work to fabricate, assemble and checkout a second Tern unmanned air vehicle demonstrator platform for the …

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Weekly Roundup June 6 – June 10 2016: TSA Enlists Industry to Move Airport Lines & more

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June 6 – June 10 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Long lines at airport security checkpoints have dominated the headlines lately and the agency responsible for protecting these hubs unveiled a new effort this week that enlists private sector help …

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Airbus Names Paul Eremenko CTO, Andy Anderson Corporate Tech Office COO

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Paul Eremenko, CEO of Airbus Group’s A3 innovation center, will take over as chief technology officer of the aerospace and defense contractor on July 1. Airbus said Tuesday Eremenko will continue to lead A3 in San Jose, California, until the company finds a successor. Andy Anderson, acting Airbus CTO, will …

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Erin Andre Named SRI Chief People Officer, Greg Kovacs to Serve as Biosciences Division President

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SRI International has appointed Greg Kovacs, a 25-year professor at Stanford University, as president of its biosciences division and named Erin Andre, former chief human resource officer of Convergys, as the nonprofit’s chief people officer. Kovacs will collaborate with other executives of SRI and the biosciences division to  implement research, development and commercialization strategies, SRI …

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Former Bigelow Aerospace Exec Michael Gold Joins SSL as VP of DC Operations

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Palo Alto, California-based aerospace company Space Systems Loral has appointed Michael Gold as vice president of its Washington operations. Gold, who previously worked for Bigelow Aerospace as director of Washington operations and business growth, will work to assist SSL’s government business expansion goals and establish its presence in the capital, SSL said Monday. …

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DARPA Names 8 Organizations for R&D on Ground X-Vehicle Technology


TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has picked Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Honeywell (NYSE: HON), SRI International, QinetiQ, Pratt & Miller, Carnegie Mellon University and Southwest Research Institute for its Ground X-Vehicle Technology program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DARPA said Tuesday the selected companies will …

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Northrop Eyes Commercial Market as Alternative for Experimental Spaceplane

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) could launch its XS-1 concept in the commercial market as an alternative to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Experimental Spaceplane-1 program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “If a responsive system can be built and start to fly with some flight rate for the …

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