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Huntington Ingalls Names Matt Needy Newport News Shipbuilding Operations VP

Matt Needy, formerly vice president of the Virginia-class submarine program and fleet services at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been appointed VP of operations at the same division. HII said Wednesday Needy will report to Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin and oversee trade, manufacturing, material …

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Dave Bolcar, Bill Smith Promoted to VP Ranks at HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has promoted two executives to vice president roles at its Newport News Shipbuilding division as part of the company’s business transformation efforts in support of the U.S. Navy. Dave Bolcar, formerly director of the Columbia-class submarine program at the division, will serve as VP of submarine construction …

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Report: Army Taps 4 Firms for Patriot Radar Replacement Concept Design Contracts

The U.S. Army has awarded separate contracts to four companies to develop concept designs that will be used to determine the requirements for a new platform to replace its Patriot air-and-missile defense radar system, Defense News reported Wednesday. Contract recipients include Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) …

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Textron Systems to Build Strike Force Vehicles for Army Under $333M Contract

A business unit of Textron Systems (NYSE: TXT) has received a potential seven-year, $332.9 million contract to manufacture 255 mobile strike force vehicles for the U.S. Army. Textron’s marine and land systems business will also provide fielding hardware to the service branch and deploy field representatives to support deprocessing of systems, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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P.O.C. Recap – Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit: Keynote Speaker Hon. Heather Wilson, 24th Sec. of the U.S. Air Force speaks

24th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force HEATHER WILSON on early US space programs: “…We built a glass house in a time of stones…” Land, air, sea–space. Space is becoming–has become–a contested domain for mankind and generations to come. The work done with the military across various agencies on integrating …

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SAIC to Help Cybercom Manage, Secure DoD Info Network Under Potential $93M Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $93 million task order to help the U.S. Cyber Command operate and protect the Department of Defense Information Network. SAIC said Wednesday it will assist the Directorate of Operations (J3) Joint Operations Center and Special Programs in the planning of cyberspace operations and joint exercises …

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Angela Butler Joins Sevatec as Federal Civilian BD VP

Angela Butler, a more than 20-year government information technology market veteran, has been named vice president of business development for the federal civilian practice at national security services contractor Sevatec. Sevatec said Wednesday Butler will oversee strategic growth and strategy across Sevatec’s federal civilian accounts in her new role. She previously served as federal …

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Tyonek-AES-Zenetex Alliance Lands Potential $275M Navy Aircraft Maintenance Support Contract

A joint venture of Tyonek Worldwide Services, Affordable Engineering Services and Zenetex has received a potential $275 million contract to help the U.S. Navy‘s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest maintain, repair and overhaul aircraft platforms. Aircraft Readiness Alliance will also provide depot-level maintenance support to deployed aircraft fleet squadrons nationwide, refurbish aviation end items and manufacture component …

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CSRA Inks $235M Cash Deal for Praxis Engineering in Intell Market Push

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has agreed to purchase Annapolis Junction, Maryland-based Praxis Engineering Technologies for approximately $235 million in cash in a move to expand its capabilities in mission applications development and broaden its market presence in the intelligence community. Both companies expect to complete the acquisition by the third quarter of CSRA’s …

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