Home / Mary-Louise Hoffman (page 62)

Mary-Louise Hoffman

Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Join Air Force’s EELV Propulsion Tech Development Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance have won separate “other transaction” agreements worth a combined $161.9 million to build rocket engine prototypes under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle initiative. The Air Force said Monday the $115.3 million OTA with Aerojet Rocketdyne centers on the development of the company’s liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system AR1. Aerojet …

Read More »

John Rood Named Lockheed Martin Int’l Business SVP; Marillyn Hewson Comments

John Rood, vice president of government affairs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will transition into new roles as senior vice president of the company’s international business organization and corporate officer by March 7. He will oversee the organization’s expansion strategies as well as facilitate its government relations, client engagements and industrial partnerships in …

Read More »

Army Picks 3 Firms for Potential $12B Manpack Radio Production Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded three companies spots on a potential 10-year, $12.7 billion contract to provide tactical radio systems, accessories and support services. The Defense Department said Friday that General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Harris (NYSE: HRS) and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will compete for task orders under the Army’s Handheld, Manpack …

Read More »

State Dept Clears $350M Beechcraft KA-350 Aircraft Sustainment Deal for Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy $350 million in sustainment services for the country’s fleet of Beechcraft-built King Air 350 turboprop aircraft from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested a five-year sustainment package for one KA-350 transport plane and five units of the aircraft’s ISR variant, …

Read More »

General Atomics to Buy Ducommun’s Aerospace, Defense Tech Services Business

General Atomics has agreed to acquire aerospace and defense technical services business Miltec from electronics manufacturing company Ducommun for approximately $14.6 million cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and is intended to increase General Atomics’ technical expertise in developing small satellites, hypersonic vehicles and similar platforms, General Atomics said …

Read More »

State Dept OKs $225M UAE Request for C-17 IR Countermeasures, Logistics Services

The State Department has cleared a potential $225 million foreign military sale of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems and logistics support for the United Arab Emirates’ C-17 military transport planes. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will act as principal contractors for the sale,  the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The deal covers eight Globemaster III AN/AAQ-24 …

Read More »

Leanne Caret Named President, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Leanne Caret, a 28-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been elected by the board of directors to serve as president and CEO of the company’s defense, space and security segment beginning March 1. She will succeed Chris Chadwick, who has led the $30.88 billion BDS segment since December 2013 …

Read More »

FTC Approves Dell’s $67B EMC Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Dell the green light to continue its approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of enterprise data storage company EMC (NYSE: EMC). FTC approved the potential EMC-Dell combination after a 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act expired Monday, EMC said Tuesday. “Our teams are …

Read More »

Darron Makrokanis Joins Tenable Network Security as Federal Sales VP

Darron Makrokanis, a former program manager and senior business development executive at Splunk, has joined Tenable Network Security as vice president of the company’s federal sales division. He brings defense, intelligence and law enforcement market experience to his new role and will be responsible for the organization’s expansion strategy in the federal cybersecurity …

Read More »

Diane Murray to Lead Deloitte’s Federal Civilian Sector; Dan Helfrich Comments

Diane Murray, a principal at Deloitte Consulting and an 18-year information technology consulting veteran, has been named leader of Deloitte‘s federal civilian sector. She succeeds Dan Helfrich, who has taken a new role as head of the federal practice at the professional services company, Deloitte said Monday. “[Murray] has the first-hand experience in helping …

Read More »