Mary-Louise Hoffman

Curtiss-Wright Buys C4ISR Tech Maker Parvus for $38M Cash; David Adams Comments

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) has purchased Eurotech subsidiary Parvus, a factor computers and communications subsystems manufacturer, for $38 million cash. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Parvus builds small-form factor rugged computing and networking subsystems used in C4ISR operations (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday. Parvus expects to generate $23 million …

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Matthew Worrick Named WBB Contracts VP; William McMullen Comments

Matthew Worrick, a more than 25-year contracting veteran, has been appointed vice president of contracts at Reston, Va.-based government services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown. He brings industry experience serving federal agencies such as the departments of State, Homeland Security, Defense, Justice and Health and Human Services, WBB said Monday. …

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Lockheed, Pentagon Close $8B in F-35 Contracts; Lorraine Martin Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have closed on two new contracts worth $7.8 billion for the sixth and seventh batches of F-35 aircraft, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the company received a $4.4 billion order for 36 F-35s and another $3.4 billion order for 35 F-35s. …

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Jo Decker Named General Dynamics IT Navy, Marine Corps Accounts VP

Jo Decker, a former acting Navy principal deputy assistant secretary,  has joined General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD) as vice president of Navy and Marine Corps accounts. The 30-year naval management veteran will work to develop strategies for the business unit’s Navy and Marine Corps portfolio, General Dynamics said Monday. Decker …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins $152M for Navy Lead Yard Services

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a $152.4 million contract modification to perform lead-yard work on nuclear-powered submarines for the U.S. Navy. General Dynamics Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update architectural drawings and technology insertions for each Virginia-class attack submarine during its construction and post-shakedown …

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Alan Weakley Joins Sterling Global Operations as President; Matt Kaye Comments

Alan Weakley, a former group president at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has been appointed president of employee-owned stability missions support provider Sterling Global Operations. Lenoir City, Tenn.-based SGO has 3, 500 employees and offers munitions response, security, intelligence support and logistics services to customers operating in remote locations, the …

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William Hernandez Appointed to Northrop Board of Directors; Wes Bush Comments

William Hernandez, formerly chief financial officer and senior vice president at chemical manufacturer PPG Industries, has been elected to the board of directors at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). Hernandez’ election increases the number of Northrop board members to 13 and 12 of the directors are not employees, the company said Friday. “His …

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DynCorp Wins $122M for Army Logistics Support; George Krivo Comments

DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has won a potential $122 million task order to provide transportation, supply and management services to the U.S. Army. The cost-plus, fixed-fee order includes nine base months and four option years and was awarded through the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise program, DynCorp said Friday. George …

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SAP Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe Named to Siemens Board

Jim Hagenmann Snabe, co-chief executive at SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), has been appointed to the supervisory at Siemens (NYSE: SI), Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Alex Webb writes Hagemann will succeed Josef Ackermann, who resigned from the board last week. SAP will end its dual CEO structure next year with Bill McDermott serving as …

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Siemens Wins Coast Guard Base Energy Conservation Project; Judy Marks Comments

Siemens Government Technologies has won a $5.3 million task order to help implement energy and water conservation methods at a U.S. Coast Guard base in Elizabeth City, N.C. The Coast Guard aims to generate $540, 000 in energy cost savings per year under the 14-year energy savings performance contract and fund the …

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