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Karl Jensen Joins CH2M as SVP, Federal Portfolio Lead


Karl Jensen, formerly senior vice president of business development at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M as SVP and federal portfolio lead. In this capacity, Jensen oversees the development and delivery of engineering services and platforms to government agencies. At CACI, he was responsible for the …

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Ball Aerospace Buys Software Development Firm Wavefront for Cyber, Diversification Push; Rob Strain Comments


Ball Aerospace and Technologies has bought engineering and analytical services provider Wavefront Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of its portfolio diversification efforts. Rob Strain, president of Ball Aerospace, said Friday the company also expects the acquisition to help broaden its presence in the Washington metropolitan area. Maryland-based Wavefront …

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Huntington Ingalls Unit Awards Grants for Alabama, Mississippi STEM Projects

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 27, 2016 — The shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has awarded $100,000 in grants to schools in Alabama and Mississippi to fund 25 projects in science, technology, math and engineering, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its STEM program is in its eighth …

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Pratt & Whitney, DoD Agree on Lot 9 & 10 F-35 Propulsion Engine Production


A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Defense Department to produce lots 9 and 10 of F135 engines for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will build 167 F135 low-rate initial production propulsion engines for the three F-35 variants and provide …

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Raytheon Gets $85M AF Contract for Griffin A & B Missiles

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply Griffin A and Griffin B Block II and III missiles and provide engineering support services to the U.S. Air Force under an $85.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a sole-source award and includes test and support equipment for the missiles. Raytheon …

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Fluor-Empresas ICA JV to Start Construction of $1B Diesel Refinery in Mexico


A joint venture of Fluor (NYSE: FLR) and Empresas ICA (NYSE: ICA) will begin engineering, procurement and construction work on a diesel refinery in Mexico under a $1 billion contract with Mexican state-owned petroleum firm Pemex Transformacion Industrial. ICA Fluor will provide commissioning services for two diesel hydrodesulfurization trains and related facilities under phase two …

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Parsons to Sponsor, Present at S4 Security Conference; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Parsons will host a presentation on the movement of engineering firms to cyberspace as a sponsor of Digital Bond‘s S4 security conference from Jan. 12 to 14, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also exhibit at the conference with a demonstration of the …

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Raytheon to Support Navy’s Phalanx Weapon Systems With Engineering, Technical Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 5, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide design agent engineering and technical support services for the U.S. Navy‘s Phalanx weapon systems under a $42.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday work will be provided to the U.S. government and nine other countries …

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Mike Gazarik, Jeff Osterkamp Appointed to VP Roles at Ball Aerospace


Ball Aerospace & Technologies has appointed new vice presidents to lead its engineering and mission assurance businesses. The company said Monday it appointed Mike Gazarik as VP of engineering and Jeff Osterkamp as VP of mission assurance. Gazarik, formerly technology director at Ball Aerospace, will oversee the company’s engineering, supply chain management, intellectual …

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Northrop Gets $286M Modification on Japan Hawkeye Aircraft Production Contract


Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $286 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce and deliver one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control aircraft to Japan. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Northrop will also provide E-2D nonrecurring engineering assistance to the Japanese military through …

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