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SPAWAR Vet Rod Smith Joins McKean Defense Group as CTO; Joseph Carlini Comments


Rod Smith, a former deputy commander and executive director of the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has joined McKean Defense Group LLC as chief technology officer. He will report to CEO Joseph Carlini and be responsible for the company’s combat systems programs and growth strategy in the SPAWAR market, …

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Jeff Babione Named Lockheed F-35 EVP, GM; Orlando Carvalho Comments

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Jeff Babione, formerly vice president and general manager of the F-16/F-22 integrated fighter group within Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been appointed as executive VP and GM of the firm’s F-35 program. He will succeed Lorraine Martin, who will move into the role of mission systems and training deputy executive …

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Orbital ATK Secures $260M Navy Contract for AARG Missile

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Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has secured a contract worth up to $260 million to produce two lots of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile systems for the U.S. Navy and the service branch’s allies. The company will also kick off fourth and fifth lot full-rate production for captive air training and all-up round missiles …

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3 Firms Win $84M US Navy Mechanical, Electrical Engineering IDIQ

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AMSEC LLC, Life Cycle Engineering and URS (NYSE: URS) have won a combined $83,795,876 contract to perform mechanical and electrical engineering services for the U.S. Navy. Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract consists of analytical, logistics and technical support for Navy ships, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract contains a …

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Leidos Expands Support for Naval Academy Cyber Center


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 12, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has made a donation to the U.S. Naval Academy as part of its program to further cybersecurity and cyber warfare education in the Navy and Marine Corps, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Leidos said the donation will be used to support …

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Wyle Laboratories to Help Japan, US Navy Plan Sea-Based Tests

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Wyle Laboratories has been awarded a $21,619,064 contract to assist the U.S. Navy and Japan through the foreign military sales program in sea test planning and coordination. The company will provide engineering analysis, systems engineering and test support for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Sea Range and Pacific …

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Schafer Awarded DARPA-Navy Weapon Development Support Contract; Denise Kellogg Comments


Schafer Corp. has received a five-year, $23.5 million contract to assist in a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency–U.S. Navy joint weapon systems development effort. Schafer said Tuesday the company would work to integrate, test and deploy the DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship Missile. Denise Kellogg, Schafer’s vice president for science and …

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Lockheed to Produce Laser-Guided Training Rounds for US Navy; Joe Serra Comments

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Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $24.2 million contract to supply laser-guided training rounds to the U.S. Navy for training operations on how to use laser-guided bombs. Joe Serra, precision guided systems manager at Lockheed Martin, said Monday U.S. and allied warfighters use the training system to “maintain …

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Parsons VP Chris Bush Earns Ohio State Young Achiever Award; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Chris Bush, vice president for international business development at Parsons’ federal business group, being named a recipient of Ohio State University’s Ralph Boyer Young Achiever Award for 2015. The 14-year industry veteran and Ohio State …

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Serco’s US Arm Lands Navy Cost, Engineering Analysis IDIQ; Dan Allen Comments

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Serco Inc. will continue to perform cost and engineering analyses on the U.S. Navy’s projects under a $20 million contract. The British contractor’s North American subsidiary will work with the Navy, Army, Air Force and Defense Department to negotiate for lower-priced weapons systems and parts under the Price Fighters program, Serco said Friday. “As …

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