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Pilatus Books $295M in PC-21 Trainer Aircraft Orders

Pilatus Aircraft has received three contracts worth more than $294.6 million in total to supply PC-21 trainer jets to two international military customers and one defense company. The orders include 17 PC-21s for the French air force and two units each for Jordan’s air force and British contractor Qinetiq, Pilatus Aircraft said Wednesday. Oscar Schwenk, chairman of Pilatus’ …

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AECOM Vet Maliek Ferebee Named Chief HR Officer at Alion Science

Alion Science and Technology has appointed G. Maliek Ferebee, former corporate vice president of human resources at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), as chief HR officer of the McLean, Virginia-based government engineering and technology services contractor. He will oversee Alion Science’s efforts to grow its technical and operational workforce in his new role, the company said Tuesday. …

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Rolls Royce Vet David Smith Joins Qinetiq as CFO; Steve Wadey Comments

David Smith, chief financial officer and director at Rolls Royce, will join U.K.-based science and engineering company Qinetiq as CFO. Qinetiq said Tuesday Smith will succeed David Mellors, who is scheduled to leave QinetiQ on Dec. 31 to join Cobham as the defense contractor’s CFO. “[David] has extensive executive experience in blue chip …

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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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Weekly Roundup Jan 4 – Jan 8 2016: Slow Start for GovCon Stocks in 2016 & more

Jan. 4 – Jan. 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Any thoughts that the start of 2016 would be smooth sailing for U.S. government contracting stocks and financial markets have quickly been cast aside as volatility from 2015’s second …

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LookingGlass to Acquire QinetiQ’s Cyveillance Threat Intell Business for $35M

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions has agreed to acquire online monitoring and threat intelligence business Cyveillance from British defense technology contractor QinetiQ Group for approximately $35 million in cash. Chris Coleman, CEO of LookingGlass, said Friday his company aims to build a comprehensive intelligence-based platform for security professionals to manage business risks and threats. Arlington, Virginia-based …

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Scott Goldstein Named Ensco Chief Strategy, Tech Officer; Boris Nejikovsky Comments

Air Force Reserve Brig. Gen. Scott Goldstein, a former chief technologist and head of the advanced missions solutions group at Dynetics, will join Ensco as chief strategy and technology officer effective Nov. 30. Ensco President Boris Nejikovsky has informed employees in an email that Goldstein aims to tailor the Falls Church, Virginia-based company’s technical products and services …

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Vencore, Engility Among M&A Deals Cited in ACG Awards; Mac Curtis, Tony Smeraglinolo Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 5, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ACG National Capital has named this year’s winners of its annual Corporate Growth Awards to recognize the mergers and acquisition deals that made the most impact in the Washington D.C. region over the past 12 months, GovCon Executive reported Monday. …

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Army Taps 17 Firms for Army Research Lab/JIEDDO Challenge IDIQ

The U.S. Army has selected 17 companies to participate in the initial task order for the Culvert Denial Challenge program, which is run by the Army Research Laboratory and Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is worth up to $49.5 million through September 2019. Work …

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QinetiQ Buys Redfern Integrated Optics in Sensor Market Push; Leo Quinn Comments

QinetiQ has bought Redfern Integrated Optics, a semiconductor laser provider to the sensor industry, for an undisclosed amount as QinetiQ looks to gain a foothold in the distributed acoustic sensing market. The purchase is slated to close within the first half of QinetiQ’s 2015 fiscal year and RIO will be …

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