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McAleese & Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Calls for Integrated Strategy to Deploy 5G Network

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speech of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at an Atlantic Council event held Monday. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, called on the U.S. government to come up with a “whole-of-government” strategy to deploy a 5G network backed by …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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Ellen Lord: DoD Continues to Evaluate Proposed L3-Harris Merger

Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Defense Department, has said DoD is working with antitrust regulators to find out if the proposed merger of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) would have an impact on the “competitive landscape,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “We’re working through the process. We …

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Lisa Atherton Succeeds Ellen Lord as Textron Systems President, CEO

Lisa Atherton, formerly executive vice president of military business at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has been appointed president and CEO of Textron Systems. She replaces Ellen Lord, who will be nominated by President Donald Trump as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, Textron said Wednesday. “Lisa …

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Brian Sinkiewicz Named Textron Systems SVP, Weapons & Sensors GM; Ellen Lord Comments

Brian Sinkiewicz, formerly vice president for precision weapons at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) systems segment, has been promoted to senior VP and general manager of weapon and sensor systems for the segment. Textron said Tuesday Sinkiewicz will also serve in the executive leadership team and report directly to Ellen Lord, president and CEO of Textron …

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Textron Promotes 29-Year Vet Ellen Lord to Systems Segment CEO; Scott Donnelly Comments

Textron (NYSE: TXT) has promoted Ellen Lord, senior vice president and general manager of the defense systems unit, to succeed the retiring Fred Strader as president and CEO of the systems segment. The company said she will report to Textron Chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly. Donnelly credited Strader with leading …

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Executive Mosaic Announces 2019 Wash100 Inductees

TYSONS, Va., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Executive Mosaic, the leading executive media and events company in the government contracting market, today announced the recipients of the 2019 Wash100 awards.  The Wash100 recognizes the most influential and impactful executives of consequence at the intersection of government and industry. This year’s winners were selected …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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