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Harris Unveils Company’s New Structure Post-Exelis Acquisition; William Brown Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled the company’s new business structure that will take effect Friday, almost one month after the defense and communications technology maker closed its $4.75 billion acquisition of Exelis. Harris said Wednesday its reorganization into four business units will coincide with the end of the company’s 2016 fiscal year on Friday. …

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Northrop Appoints Sonal Deshpande, Steve Lunny to Electronic, Info Systems VP Roles

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named Sonal Deshpande as vice president of mission assurance for its electronic systems business and Steve Lunny as VP and a program manager within its information systems business. The company said Wednesday Deshpande will be in charge of quality and product assurance, process excellence, supplier mission assurance and compliance for the electronic systems …

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Ingrid Vaughan Named Manufacturing Ops VP for Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector

Ingrid Vaughan

Ingrid Vaughan, formerly director of the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), will take the role of vice president of manufacturing operations for the company’s electronic systems segment. Northrop said Wednesday Vaughan will be in charge of the business unit’s manufacturing capacity, capability, processes and tools as …

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Northrop 1Q Revenue Up 2%; 3 of 4 Business Segments Report Sales Hikes

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The aerospace and defense contractor posted a 2-percent jump in revenue from the prior year period to $5.96 billion and three of the company’s four business segments also reported …

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Eric Reinke Appointed Northrop Electronic Systems CTO

Eric Reinke

Eric Reinke, formerly chief scientist for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) advanced concepts and technologies division, has taken the roles of vice president and chief technology officer of the company’s electronic systems sector. Northrop said Monday he will lead the development of new products for the electronic systems sector and work with customers and partners in …

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

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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 …

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

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 …

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Patrick Antkowiak Promoted to CTO, Corporate VP at Northrop

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 …

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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 …

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Robert Mehltretter Appointed Northrop Navigation Systems VP

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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 …

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