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Former CBP Commissioner David Aguilar Joins Drone Aviation Board; Jay Nussbaum Comments

David Aguilar, a former commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, has joined the board of directors at tethered drone and lightweight aerostat manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding. Aguilar, who most recently led a team of more than 60, 000 as head of CBP, brings 35 years of experience in federal …

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Sparton, Ultra Electronics Holdings JV to Produce Sonobuoys for US Navy; Rakesh Sharma Comments

ERAPSCO, a joint venture of Sparton Corp. (NYSE: SPA) and Ultra Electronics Holdings, has received a pair of subcontracts worth up to $30.3 million over five years to supply sonobuoys to the U.S. Navy. Sparton said Thursday ERAPSCO will provide production subcontracts worth $18.5 million and $11.8 million to Ultra Electronics USSI …

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UTC Vet Stephen Oswald to Join Ducommun as CEO

Stephen Oswald, former CEO of Capital Safety and a senior executive at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will join electronic and structural systems company Ducommun (NYSE: DCO) as president and CEO on January 23. Ducommun said Thursday Oswald will take over the CEO role from Anthony Reardon, who will vacate his operational responsibilities but …

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BAE Unit Wins $79M Contract to Maintain Navy Amphibious Transport Dock

BAE Systems’ Norfolk, Virginia-based ship repair business has won a potential $79.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, update and maintain the USS San Antonio. The Defense Department said Friday that BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair will provide the facilities and personnel who will perform and coordinate the ship maintenance, repair …

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Former Raytheon, Lockheed Exec Marcy Palus Joins CenturyLink as Contracts Mgmt VP

Marcy Palus, formerly vice president of contracts at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been named VP of contracts management at CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) federal government solutions group, Washington Technology reported Wednesday. Mark Hoover writes Palus will oversee CenturyLink’s federal contracts division and professional relationships across the federal government finance and contracting community. Before Lockheed, …

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DynCorp Wins $106M Navy Aircraft Maintenance, Logistics Contract

DynCorp International has won a $106.2 million contract to maintain and provide logistics services for aircraft and support equipment for the Naval Test Wing Atlantic. The Defense Department said Thursday that DynCorp will provide organizational-level maintenance for all rotary, fixed, lighter-than-air and unmanned aircraft on-site. Work will support project testing, transient …

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Army Picks 6 Firms for $301M Environmental Remediation Services Contract

The U.S. Army has selected six companies to support environmental remediation efforts of the military branch’s engineering and support center under a potential five-year,  $301 million contract. The Army Corps of Engineers received 17 proposals for the shared contract via an internet solicitation and work locations will depend on each order,  the Defense Department …

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Bechtel Receives $303M Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract

Bechtel’s plant machinery company has received a $303.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, sole-source contract to provide nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. will carry out work in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and Schenectady, New York, under the Naval Nuclear Propulsion program. The Navy will …

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Lockheed Martin Gets Potential $285M Target Sight System Order From Navy

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $284.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce infrared target sight systems for the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. The company’s Orlando, Florida-based missile and fire control unit will produce the sight system in Orlando and Ocala in Florida through January 2022 for …

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Boeing Receives $143M DLA Award for Aircraft Consumable Items for US, Foreign Clients

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $143.4 million contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable items for various aircraft in support of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Thursday the performance-based award is a modification to a previously awarded contract with …

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