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Northrop Plans New Aerospace-Focused Facility, Expanded Workforce in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is set to open a new facility in Albuquerque, N.M., that is aimed to generate additional job opportunities in the region as the company works to drive growth in its aerospace business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday that …

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Lockheed Vet Robert Cleave Joins Space Firm Vector as Chief Revenue Officer

Robert Cleave, a 13-year veteran of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and founder of satellite operator Xtar, has been named chief revenue officer of space launch company Vector. He will lead a line of business as well as budgeting, customer acquisition and partnership efforts in his new position, Vector said Thursday. The three-decade space industry veteran …

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KippsDeSanto Report: Aerospace, Defense M&A Momentum to Continue in 2019

Eighty percent of 222 dealmakers who responded to a KippsDeSanto & Co. survey expect merger-and-acquisition activity in the aerospace, defense and government services markets to increase this year or remain the same as last year. KippsDeSanto said Tuesday more than 60 percent of 2019 M&A Survey respondents were executive-level corporate or strategic buyers and …

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Pratt & Whitney Vet Kevin Martin Joins Cadence Aerospace as CIO

Cadence Aerospace, a portfolio company of investment firm Arlington Capital Partners, has named former Pratt & Whitney executive Kevin Martin as chief information officer. The more than 30-year industry veteran most recently served as associate director of military engines business development at the United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)  subsidiary, Cadence Aerospace said Tuesday. His …

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Kratos Reports $65M in Additional Space, Satcom Program Pipeline; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work on several space and satellite communications programs with U.S. and other defense customers via an estimated $65M in new contract wins, options and renewals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Dec. 31 it will supply …

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Johns Hopkins APL-Built Spacecraft Sends Data After Flyby Near Ultima Thule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — A spacecraft that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory built for NASA has traveled the farthest among any spacecraft in history after it reached its target object in the Kuiper Belt, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the New Horizons mission has flown past Ultima Thule, which …

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Report: Trump to Order Establishment of Space Command

President Donald Trump is expected this week to order the creation of a new combatant command that would focus on space, CNN reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Tuesday the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Pentagon this week to talk about the administration’s plan …

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Kratos to Support Space Vector in Suborbital Launch Vehicle Contract With Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and its partner Space Vector will collaborate in an effort to design and develop a suborbital launch vehicle for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The collaboration serves to fulfill work awarded to the Space Vector-led team …

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Spacelabs Healthcare Wins Potential $450M DLA Patient Monitoring Tech Supply IDIQ

OSI Systems‘ (Nasdaq: OSIS) Spacelabs Healthcare subsidiary has won a potential 10-year, $450M contract to provide patient monitoring systems, accessories and training services to U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a five-year base period and one five-year option, the Department of Defense …

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