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CSRA Climbs in Revenue-Based Ranking of Defense Firms Worldwide; Larry Prior Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received recognition as one of the top 100 defense firms in the world in a list released by Defense News based on defense-related annual revenue, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday it climbed in the annual ranking from No. …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers 1st HIMARS Rocket Launcher Under Army FMS Deal With UAE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the delivery of the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher to the Defense Department as part of a U.S. Army foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it builds the HIMARS …

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Boeing Receives Navy Contract Modification for Poseidon Aircraft Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy in support of the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft under a $24.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award covers systems engineering technical and critical design review support …

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Engility Secures Navy Contract Modification to Provide Engineering, Technical Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Denmark, Japan, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Spain under a $30.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award calls for support …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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Navy Taps Boeing Subsidiary for ScanEagle UAS Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply the government of Afghanistan with five additional ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems under a $19.6 million order from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award to Insitu also covers the delivery of spares and support equipment and deployment …

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BAE Develops Wireless Sensor Tool to Assess Bridging System Service Life

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — BAE Systems has unveiled a wireless sensor system based on the Bluetooth technology that works to assess the operational condition of military bridging platforms and determine the need for maintenance work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the sensing tool serves to monitor stress, strain …

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Raytheon Virtual SOC to Utilize Automated Cyber Incident Response Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with CyberSponse to integrate the latter’s automated incident response and security orchestration technology into the defense company’s managed security services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday its Virtual-Security Operations Center will utilize the CyberSponse platform in efforts to accelerate security operations and eliminate …

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Seagate Appoints President & COO Dave Mosley to Succeed Stephen Luczo as CEO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) has named Dave Mosley, president and chief operating officer, as its CEO effective Oct. 1 as incumbent Stephen Luczo transitions to the role of executive chairman of the board, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Mosley — who …

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