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

David Smith

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

Scott Goldstein

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

explosive disposal

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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Michael Mullen, 25-Year Secret Service Vet, Named Cyveillance Security Services VP; Scott Kaine Comments

Michael Mullen

Michael Mullen, former assistant to the special agent in charge at the U.S. Secret Service, has joined QinetiQ subsidiary Cyveillance as vice president of security services. Millen previously served as a special agent at the Secret Service for 25 years in assignments such as the presidential protective division and counter assault program, …

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QinetiQ NA Wins Int’l Robot Order from Iraq’s Military; JD Crouch Comments

J.D. Crouch

QinetiQ North America has won a $20 million contract to build military robots for Iraq’s military forces to fulfill a foreign sales agreement with that country. QNA will engineer TALON IV robots at its Waltham, Mass.-based facility and expects to finish work in March 2014 under the firm-fixed-price contract, QinetiQ …

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