Tom Arseneault to Head Electronic Systems at BAE’s US Arm, Retain COO Title

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Tom Arseneault Tom Arseneault, chief operating officer at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and a 14-year BAE veteran, will take on the additional role of president of the subsidiary’s electronic systems sector on Jan. 1, 2015. BAE said Monday that Arseneault will continue to hold the chief operating officer role for the subsidiary — BAE Systems Inc. — and succeed current Electronic...

Peter Martin to Lead Exelis’ Electronic Attack, Release Systems Business; Rich Sorelle Comments

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Peter Martin Peter Martin will serve as vice president and general manager of Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) electronic attack and aircraft release systems business and will oversee operations at company facilities in Amityville and Bohemia in New York. The company said Monday Martin holds close to 35 years of defense and aerospace industry experience and served as a cryptologic linguist in the U.S....

Patrick Antkowiak Promoted to CTO, Corporate VP at Northrop

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Patrick Antkowiak Patrick Antkowiak, formerly a vice president and general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems sector, has been promoted to chief technology officer and a corporate VP by the company’s board of directors with immediate effect. The company said Thursday that Antkowiak, a 33-year Northrop veteran, will develop and oversee the company’s technology...

BAE to Build Navy Missile Decoys; David Logan Comments

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A BAE Systems division has been awarded a $28.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to develop decoys for guarding fighter-bomber jets from radar-guided missiles, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the electronic systems segment will build 262 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys with 70 electronic frequency converters that are intended to protect F/A-18E/F Super Hornet...

Robert Mehltretter Appointed Northrop Navigation Systems VP

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Robert Mehltretter Robert Mehltretter, a 31-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of the navigation and positioning systems business within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will be responsible for the unit’s domestic and overseas programs that work to provide customers mapping technologies and sensors for spacecraft, land vehicles, ships,...

Rich Sorelle Promoted to Exelis Electronic Systems Lead

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Rich Sorelle Rich Sorelle, former ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) vice president and general manager of integrated electronic warfare systems, has been promoted to president of the electronic systems division. The 16-year company veteran and former Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) executive will be responsible for the division’s performance, strategy, leadership and customer relations, Exelis said Monday. Sorelle’s...

Constance Soloway Named Northrop Electronic Systems HR Lead

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Constance Soloway Constance Soloway, a 28-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed vice president of human resources in the electronic systems sector. The appointment takes effect immediately and she will report to Gloria Flach, corporate vice president and president of the sector, Northrop said Wednesday. Soloway will be responsible for developing and implementing human resources...

Timothy Harrington Named Northrop Electronic Systems VP, Controller

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Timothy Harrington Timothy Harrington, former vice president and controller for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) technical services sector, has been appointed to the same position within the electronic systems sector. His appointment is effective immediately and he will report to Rich Boak, chief financial officer and VP of business management for the electronic systems sector, Northrop said Tuesday. Harrington...

Lockheed Names 29-Year Vet Marillyn Hewson CEO Starting Jan. 1; Bob Stevens Comments

Marillyn Hewson Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has elected Marillyn Hewson, currently executive vice president for electronic systems, to succeed the retiring Bob Stevens as chief executive, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Bob Stevens In a release, the company said it also named her president, chief operating officer and director, effective immediately, upon the resignation of Chris Kubasik from the company. She...

Lockheed Reports 4% Higher Electronic Systems Sales for 3Q 2012

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has announced financial results for its fiscal year 2012 third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, reporting a four percent increase in net sales for the electronic systems segment from the prior year period. The company reported $3.81 billion in net sales for that segment during 2012’s third quarter, compared to $3.66 billion for the prior year period. Lockheed attributed...