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Jose Ignacio Garcia to Join Spirit AeroSystems as SVP, CFO

Jose Ignacio Garcia, a two-decade veteran of General Electric (NYSE: GE), has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer at aircraft components manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR). His appointment is effective Jan. 9 and he will succeed Sanjay Kapoor, who is due to retire as Spirit AeroSystems CFO in the …

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Four Contractors Awarded $86M Navy Construction IDIQ Modification

Four companies will continue to support the U.S. Navy‘s contingency construction projects worldwide under an $86M shared contract modification. The Navy could require contractors to help manage base operations and provide engineering services for natural disaster, humanitarian assistance and conflict response efforts, the Department of Defense said Monday. AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS …

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Fluor to Build Army Weapons Storage, Maintenance Facility Under $146M Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential $145.7M firm-fixed-price contract to build a facility for the U.S. Army to store and maintain weapons systems. The Army Corps of Engineers received five bids for the project that is scheduled for completion by April 17, 2020, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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Navy Vet Herman Shelanski Joins Huntington Ingalls as Shipbuilding Business Dev’t VP

Herman Shelanski, former inspector general of the U.S. Navy, has been named vice president of business development at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division. The retired vice admiral will report to Newport Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin, the company said Thursday. “During his tenure, he became known for his visionary …

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Jerry Hathaway Named VP, GM of Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & IR Business

Jerry Hathaway, a more than two-decade veteran of Leonardo DRS, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the electro-optical and infrared business at the Arlington, Va.-based defense technology contractor. The company said Wednesday Hathaway most recently held similar roles within its land electronics and network computing and test solutions businesses. Before …

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Perspecta Secures Spot on $300M FBI Intell Support BPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) will vie for task orders to provide intelligence analysis, advisory and assistance to the FBI under a potential five-year, $300M blanket purchase agreement. The BPA contains a one-year base period, followed by four option years, and represents new work for the Chantilly, Va-based government services contractor, Perspecta said …

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Northrop Vet John McNiff Joins ManTech in Business Dev’t SVP Role; Rick Wagner Quoted

John McNiff, a 16-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group as senior vice president for business development. He will report to ManTech MCIS President Rick Wagner and will oversee the government information technology contractor’s growth efforts across the intelligence …

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Four Small Businesses Win Spots on $72M Army Armament R&D Center IT Support Contract

The U.S. Army has selected four small businesses to provide information technology services to the branch’s Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center under a potential five-year, $72M contract. Army Contracting Command received seven bids for the firm-fixed-price contract that will run through Nov. 8, 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. ARDEC builds and engineers armament …

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Vertex Aerospace Wins $97M Contract to Help Manage Air Force T-1A Trainer Fleet

Vertex Aerospace has won a one-year, $97.5M contract from the U.S. Air Force to manage and sustain the base supply of T-1A Jayhawk trainers for the Air Education and Training Command. The company will support 178 T-1As stationed at air bases in Texas, Oklahoma and Mississippi as well as at Pensacola Naval …

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Vectrus to Continue Army Comms Services Under $248M Contract Modification

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received a $247.8M contract modification to provide communications services to the U.S. Army at various overseas locations. The company will receive $178M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds from the Army at the time of award and will perform work through Feb. 28, 2020, the Defense Department said …

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