Elizabeth Leigh

Northrop Remotec to Update Naval Bomb Disposal Robots

Remotec will update the U.S. Navy’s fleet of bomb disposal drones under a &#36368.8 million contract that James Heverin, director of the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) company, said will support military first responders in unmanned technology usage. The Naval Surface Warfare Center awarded the project for 103 MK3 Series RONS, or remote ordnance neutralization …

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Cary Wood: ERAPSCO Awarded $166M Navy Sonobuoys Contract

ERAPSCO will develop sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy under a $166 million contract that Sparton President and CEO Cary B. Wood said is part of the company’s mission to provide products that fulfill defense clients’ requirements. ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton and Ultra Electronics Holdings, was awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to manufacture the …

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Bill Angrick: Liquidity Services Builds DLA Ties with 2-Year Surplus Mgmt Contract

Liquidity Services looked to build on its decade-long relationship with the Defense Logistics Agency with a new two-year contract to provide surplus management for its disposition services division. Bill Angrick, chairman and CEO of Liquidity Services, said Wednesday the company has processed and sold more than 240 million usable surplus …

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Diane Daegele to Head Business Mgmt for Northrop’s Unmanned Segment

Diane Daegele, formerly a business director at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of business management for the company’s unmanned systems segment. Daegele will lead activities related to the segment’s finance and business administration programs, Northrop said Wednesday. She will report to Sunil Navale, business management VP and chief …

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Diana Gowen Heads to Deep Water Point as Principal Consultant

Diana Gowen, formerly head of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) public sector business, has joined business navigator firm Deep Water Point as that company seeks to expand its reach in the information technology and telecommunications spheres. The 30-year industry veteran will lead teams in support of both civilian and defense clients, Deep Water Point said Tuesday. …

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Tina Piermarini Takes EVP, Chief Admin Officer Roles at Ciber; Paul A. Jacobs Comments

Tina Piermarini has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Ciber (NYSE: CBR). Piermarini brings into the new role her leadership experience in people management, information technology and marketing, Ciber said Monday. She is the founder of the Thinking Is Required business development consultancy group and was a …

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Craig Nixon Appointed Constellis Group CEO; Jason DeYonker Comments

Retired Army Brig. Gen. Craig Nixon has been named CEO of Constellis Group, the parent company of Triple Canopy and other security contractors. The 29-year military veteran most recently served as CEO of private military company Academi, where he led company efforts to sustain government client support and expand commercial and foreign market presence,  Triple …

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Bell Boeing Awarded $70M Osprey Improved Inlet Solution Contract

The Naval Air Systems Command has contracted the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office to perform upgrades on the V-22 Osprey aircraft under a $69.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order. The deal encompasses work laid out from a previously issued basic ordering agreement to improve the ventilation design for the aircraft used by Air Force …

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Boeing Awarded $65M Army Loading System, Ballistic Protection Kit

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $65.4 million contract to provide ballistic protection equipment for the U.S. Army. The firm-fixed-price contract, which involved an online bidding process, is for over 400 pieces of cargo on/off loading system A and B kits and another 22 COOLS ballistic protection system kits, the …

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Boeing Builds Plan to Sell Spare Parts to Iran Air

The United States moved closer to renewing trade ties with Iran following Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) announcement that it plan to sell aircraft components to the Islamic republic’s flag carrier, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Benoit Faucon writes the contractor has agreed to produce spare parts and related safety equipment …

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