Mary-Louise Hoffman

Jason Denney: Lockheed Increases Cruise Missile Production Under $449M in Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two contracts worth $449 million combined to produce two batches of joint air-to-surface standoff missiles for the U.S. Air Force. The company will make 340 baseline missiles, 100 extended-range variant missiles as well as provide testing, systems engineering, tooling and logistics support to the …

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David Goulden Named EMC Data Infrastructure Business CEO; Joe Tucci Comments

David Goulden, formerly president and chief operating officer at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has been promoted to CEO of the company’s information infrastructure business unit, effective immediately. He has been running infrastructure, sales, customer service, marketing and administrative operations for the company since July 2012, EMC said Wednesday. “David is …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE Extends Global Defense Reach With $102M in 3Q Military Training Deals

CAE (NYSE: CAE) won approximately $102 million in contract awards during the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, covering flight simulation technology and related services to U.S. and international defense customers. Those deaks include a potential $30 million contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s T44-C pilot training program, CAE …

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BlackBerry to Open DC Security Tech Innovation Hub

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) will open an innovation center in Washington in an effort to help government and industry partners build mobile security platforms. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO made the announcement during a speech Monday at a forum attended by lawmakers and other public sector officials at the Consumer Electronics Show …

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Agilent Electronic Measurement Spinoff To Be Named Keysight Technologies; Ron Nersesian Comments

Agilent Technologies expects to complete the spinoff of its electronic measurement operation into a new entity called Keysight Technologies in early November. The business will use the tagline “unlocking measurement insights for 75 years” to honor the original Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), from which Agilent was spun off, Agilent said. Ron Nersesian …

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Bill Gates Sells $711M in Microsoft Shares

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Chairman Bill Gates sold 20 million company shares worth $711 million during the fourth quarter of 2013, Computer World reported Sunday. Gregg Keizer writes that Gates owns an estimated $13.2 billion in Microsoft common stock as of Friday and remains as the company’s biggest individual stockholder. Gates …

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Jacobs Awarded $135M for Army Logistics, Procurement Services

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential three-year $135 million task order covering transportation and acquisition services for the Army‘s global contingency efforts. The company will also perform analysis, planning and life cycle management support services under the contract, Jacobs said Tuesday. Work will occur at the Rock …

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Orange Business Services Buys Cyber Defense Firm Atheos; Thierry Bonhomme Comments

Orange Business Services has acquired France-based identity and security management software provider Atheos as Orange looks to grow its global cybersecurity market footprint. Atheos was founded in 2002 and works with government organizations and other enterprise clients to design and implement measures for securing critical infrastructures, Orange said Monday. Thierry …

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Norman Bishop, Keith Kellogg Among Newly Promoted Cubic VPs

Cubic Corp.‘s (NYSE: CUB) board of directors has elected Norman Bishop to the role vice president of corporate development and named Keith Kellogg VP of strategic initiatives. The board also named Paul Ketchum as VP of accounting and Julie Maloy as VP of corporate tax, Cubic announced Thursday. Bishop, a former BB&T …

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Leidos to Design, Engineer Calif Natl Guard Bases Under $80M IDIQ; James Moos Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a position on a potential $80 million contract to design and engineer construction projects at military bases for the California Army and Air National Guard. The contract covers multi-disciplinary investigation, engineering and inspection and architectural design processes to build and repair multi-purpose military facilities in …

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