BAE to Build Navy Missile Decoys; David Logan Comments

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A BAE Systems division has been awarded a .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...

Northrop Names 20-Year Vet James Stephenson Electronic Systems Counsel; Sheila Cheston Comments

James Stephenson Northrop Grumman(NYSE: NOC) has appointed James Stephenson vice president, associate general counsel and sector counsel for its electronic systems sector, effective Dec. 1. Sheila Cheston The company said he will succeed the retiring Dennis Cameron and report to Sheila Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel. Cheston said in a release Stephenson has provided legal advice...

Lockheed Reorganizes Electronic Systems, Names Dale Bennett, Rick Edwards New Unit Heads; Stevens, Kubasik Comment

Dale Bennett Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has divided its electronic systems area into two new sectors and named Dale Bennett and Rick Edwards executive vice presidents for the new units, with the structure effective Dec. 31. Rick Edwards On that date, the company said Bennett will serve as EVP for the new mission systems and training area and Edwards will lead the missiles and fire control area. Chairman...

Northrop Names 27-Year Vet Teri Marconi Naval, Marine Systems Lead

Teri Marconi Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Teri Marconi sector vice president and general manager of the naval and marine systems division within the company’s electronic systems sector. The company said she will hold executive responsibility for all naval and marine systems programs within the company’s Baltimore-based electronic systems sector. Operations under her responsibility...