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DARPA Taps Raytheon, Vencore Subsidiaries for IP Cyber Research Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary and Vencore‘s Applied Communication Sciences separate research contracts under the Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission program. BBN’s contract is worth $12.2 million and ACS’ contract has a value of $11.8 million, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Both agreements span across two 18-month phases …

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Boeing to Repair Minuteman III Guidance Set for $466M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $466.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to repair the guidance system of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform missile guidance repairs at a facility in Newark, Ohio, through June 2, 2021. DoD has initially obligated $22.7 million from …

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Northrop Appoints Stuart Linsky, Mick Jaggers to Roles Under Aerospace Systems Unit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Stuart Linsky as vice president of engineering and global product development for the aerospace systems business and Mick Jaggers as VP and program manager of the Global Hawk programs. The company said Wednesday Linsky will succeed retiring Peggy Nelson and lead the aerospace systems sector’s product delivery …

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George Kurian Appointed NetApp CEO, Mike Nevens to Become Chairman

George Kurian, formerly executive vice president for product operations at NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP), will elevate to the CEO post and join the board of directors following the departure of former chief executive Tom Georgens. NetApp said Monday former Lead Independent Director Mike Nevens will assume Georgens’ duties as chairman of the board. “These changes are aimed at speeding …

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PAE Closes A-T Solutions Acquisition; John Heller Comments

PAE has closed its acquisition of A-T Solutions, which will be part of its national security solutions business unit in support of the company’s push for growth in the sector. PAE said Monday Dennis Kelly, CEO of A-T Solutions, will lead the integrated national security business. “The acquisition of A-T Solutions …

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Peter Whitfield to Join American Systems as CFO; Peter Smith Comments

Peter Whitfield, formerly chief financial officer of Shared Spectrum Company, will join American Systems as CFO on June 24 to succeed the retiring Mark Danisewicz. American Systems said Monday Whitfield will work with Danisewicz on the transition of duties before the latter’s retirement on July 10. “I believe that Peter will be not …

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Tarek El-Sadany Joins Unisys as CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Tarek El-Sadany, formerly vice president of global product support services at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as chief technology officer and senior vice president for technology. Unisys said Monday El-Sadany will lead an organization that works toward technology delivery based on client requirements and updated delivery models. He …

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NASA Names Jacobs Prime Contractor for Ames Facilities Maintenance

A Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary will provide facilities maintenance support to NASA‘s Ames Research Center in California as the prime contractor on a hybrid contract worth up to $228 million. NASA said Friday Jacobs Technology will develop and implement a reliability-centered maintenance program across several technical services areas to drive operations and maintenance effectiveness and …

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Serco Group Appoints Former Centrica CEO Roy Gardner Chairman

Roy Gardner, formerly group chief executive of Centrica, will join the Serco Group board of directors as the non-executive chairman and successor to the retiring Alastair Lyons on July 1. The company said Thursday Gardner will first serve as a non-executive director on the board beginning June 1 as part of a one-month …

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CA Technologies to Acquire Rally Software for $480M; Mike Gregoire Comments

CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has agreed to buy Rally Software Development (NYSE: RALY) by the second quarter of CA’s 2016 fiscal year for $480 million in a deal that received unanimous approval from both companies’ respective boards of directors. CA said Wednesday the acquisition is part of its efforts to deliver accelerated software application …

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