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Boeing Drafts 10 Local Firms for Bid on Germany’s Heavy-Lift Helicopter Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has gathered 10 local companies in Germany to be part of an industry team that would bid on a potential $5 billion contract for the German military’s procurement of heavy-lift helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Wednesday that the group includes the …

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Field Aerospace-Led Team to Update Air Force T-1A Trainer Avionics Under $156M Contract

A Field Aerospace-led industry team has secured a potential seven-year, $155.7 million contract to modernize avionics of the U.S. Air Force‘s 178 T-1A  Jayhawk trainer aircraft and 30 training systems. Field Aerospace said Wednesday it will work with Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL),  FlightSafety International and  Nextant Aerospace to implement a turnkey avionics modification effort that covers development, certification, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up – This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 26 – March 2, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes This Week’s Wash100 Top Movers: GovCon Executives Outpace Government Counterparts Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO We’re now six weeks into the 5th Annual Wash100 season and this week GovCon Executives outpaced Government Executives in the “Movers This Week” category …

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SOSi Names 30-Year Industry Vet Cheryl Kosmann as Procurement VP

Cheryl Kosmann, a three-decade government and commercial market veteran, has joined SOS International as vice president of procurement. She will oversee SOSi’s global procurement and subcontracting efforts, the company said Thursday. Kosmann most recently served as chief operating officer at a northern Virginia-based company that offers military logistics support services. Before that, …

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General Atomics Announces Teammates for Navy’s Stingray Tanker Drone Requirement

A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with several other companies to compete for the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said Monday it will work with Boeing (NYSE: BA); BAE Systems; United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Pratt & Whitney and aerospace systems business; L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL); Rockwell Collins …

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David Myers Appointed Peraton Comms Sector President; Stu Shea Comments

David Myers, former president and CEO of DataPath, has been named president of the communications sector at Peraton in a move slated to take effect Feb. 20. He will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy within Peraton’s sector that offers communications services to the defense, intelligence and civilian markets, the …

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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Significant Contract Activity in the GovCon Marketplace

Weekly Roundup January 8 – January 12, 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we’re going to take a look at some of the recent significant contract activity that occurred at the very end of 2017 and the beginning …

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Rockwell Collins’ Shareholders OK UTC Merger; Kelly Ortberg Comments

Shareholders at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) have cleared a deal for United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to acquire the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor for approximately $30 billion. Holders of at least 72 percent of outstanding shares in Rockwell Collins as of record date voted to approve the transaction during the Thursday …

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Air Force Picks 9 Companies for Potential $496M Datalink Enterprise Support IDIQ

Nine companies have won spots on a potential $496 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support time-sensitive applications and tactical platforms for the U.S. Air Force‘s DataLinks Enterprise network. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will aim to help the service branch process command and control data along with myriad types of geospatial intelligence, full-motion …

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