Mary-Louise Hoffman

Rockwell Collins Shuffles Commercial Group Leadership Roles

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has reorganized the responsibilities of three leaders within its commercial systems organization, effective immediately. Steve Timm, Jeff Standerski and Greg Irmen will now report directly to Kent Statler, the group’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, Rockwell Collins said Wednesday. Timm, formerly VP and general …

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UMUC Wins $250M to Educate Military Personnel Overseas

The Pentagon has awarded the University of Maryland University College a contract renewal worth more than $250 million to continue educating military personnel and their families based in Europe. UMUC has provided higher education programs for U.S. troops overseas since 1949 and it will extend services through the 2022-2023 academic …

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Lynn Martin Appointed VMware Public Sector Group Head

Lynn Martin, who joined VMware (NYSE: VMW) last year, has been appointed vice president of the U.S. public sector group. Martin will oversee a team responsible for helping federal, state, local and education customers adopt cloud computing and virtualization technology, VMware said Monday. She will be based in Reston, Va. at …

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Kevin Plexico: Disabled Vet-Owned Businesses Won $14.5B in FY 2012 Federal Contracts

The federal government awarded $14.5 billion in contracts to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses in fiscal year 2012, the Washington Post reported Monday. Kevin Plexico of Deltek writes those awards represent a 15 percent annual growth rate for this business category over the last four years, including $8.2 billion in awards …

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BAE Wins Potential $400M Navy Missile Canister Contract; Chris Hughes Comments

BAE Systems has won a potential $400 million contract to manufacture canisters for the U.S. Navy to store, transport and launch missiles. The Navy initially awarded $40 million to BAE and the contract will reach its full value if all options are exercised, BAE said Tuesday. Chris Hughes, BAE vice president …

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Sensintel Buys BAE’s Unmanned Aircraft Program Unit; Matthew Pobloske Comments

Startup aerospace firm Sensintel Inc. has purchased the unmanned aircraft programs business of BAE Systems for an undisclosed amount, sUAS News reported Saturday. The publication reports Sensintel develops unmanned aerial systems and provides training, modification and engineering services. “The decision to acquire this business and form Sensintel was an easy …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins $745M to Defuel Navy Carrier; Chris Miner Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has won a $745 million contract from the U.S. Navy to defuel an aircraft carrier powered by eight reactors. The USS Enterprise will undergo defueling at the company’s Newport News, Va., shipyard and the company expects to complete work by August 2016, Huntington Ingalls said …

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Raytheon Buys Big Data Software Provider Visual Analytics; Lynn Dugle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has purchased big data management software provider Visual Analytics Inc. for an undisclosed amount, aiming to grow its portfolio of data sharing, visualization and analytics offerings. The acquisition also seeks to grow Raytheon’s knowledge management solutions user interface to Raytheon’s portfolio for public sector clients, Raytheon said …

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Lockheed Delivers C-130J to Israel and 3rd F-35 to the U.K.; George Shultz Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the first of three C-130J super Hercules’ for Israel’s Air Force under a U.S. foreign military sales agreement, the company said Wednesday. The delivery occurred at a Wednesday ceremony at Lockheed’s facility in Marietta, Ga. The airlifter will now undergo modifications to include Israel-made systems. …

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Louis Berger Wins $36M for Power Plant Rebuild Project; Ray Mardini Comments

The Louis Berger Group has been awarded a potential $36 million contract to provide reconstruction services for the Satala power plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa, that was destroyed by a tsunami in 2009. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has created a three-tiered system for rebuilding the facility, Louis Berger …

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