Ramona Adams

Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), AAR Corp.‘s (NYSE: AIR) aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All three contractors can vie for individual task orders to deliver P-8A support services to the Navy, Australian …

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Thomas Bell to Rejoin Rolls-Royce as Defense Business Head

Thomas Bell, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, will rejoin Rolls-Royce this month as president of the aircraft engine manufacturer’s defense arm. Rolls-Royce said Wednesday Bell initially joined the company in mid-2012 as president for its North American customer business and after that held the same …

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Boeing-Led Team Lands $6.6B MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Devt, Sustainment Services

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a six-year, $6.56 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue the production and sustainment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ballistic missile defense system. The modification covers the delivery of a new missile field with 20 additional silos; two additional silos in an …

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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Seeks to Address Navy Demand With $2B Shipyard Investment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) plans to invest as much as $2 billion into its shipyards to meet the U.S. Navy‘s shipbuilding requirements, Defense News reported Friday. The Groton, Connecticut-based shipyard of General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary will receive $1.7 billion to support the production of the Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarines and Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. “In …

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General Atomics Buys Xagenic Assets to Complement Defense Microelectronics Devt

San Diego-based General Atomics has purchased certain assets of molecular diagnostics technology maker Xagenic in a push to continue advances in the defense microelectronics, advanced sensor and signal processing technology areas. General Atomics said Thursday it will integrate the acquired assets into a bio-sensor technology development unit of its electromagnetic systems business in Rancho Bernardo, …

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Tom Fountain, Ana White, Kara Sprague, Ram Krishnan Join F5 Leadership Team

Seattle-based F5 (Nasdaq: FFIV) has added four technology industry veterans to the company’s leadership team. F5 said Wednesday Tom Fountain, former senior vice president of strategy and corporate development at McAfee, will serve as executive vice president and chief strategy officer. In his new capacity, he will oversee long-term strategy and growth efforts …

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Textron Vet Brian Sinkiewicz Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Airborne Solutions SVP

Brian Sinkiewicz, former senior vice president and general manager of Textron Systems‘  (NYSE: TXT) weapon and sensor systems business, has been named SVP of airborne solutions at Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. He will oversee performance, customer engagement and growth efforts for Elbit Systems of America‘s portfolio of airborne products designed for U.S. and international defense …

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Govt Market Vet Ken Rice Named HumanTouch Federal Account Representative

Ken Rice, former capture manager at healthcare services contractor StrategicHealthSolutions, has been named federal account representative at information technology services provider HumanTouch. Rice brings more than 19 years of contract and program management experience in the public and private sectors to his new position, the company said Friday. He previously …

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BAE, ManTech Vet Dave Wallen to Join KeyW as Advanced Cyber SVP

Dave Wallen, senior vice president of ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) cyber operations and exploitation business, will officially join KeyW on Jan. 29 as SVP of the Hanover, Maryland-based company’s advanced cyber business. KeyW said Tuesday Wallen will bring more than 30 years of experience in leading strategies, growth and teams that support the intelligence …

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Govplace Hires Tech Industry Vet Steve Hoffman as Sales VP

Steve Hoffman, former area vice president at Micro Focus‘ government solutions business, has joined information technology provider Govplace as vice president of sales. Reston, Virginia-based Govplace said Wednesday Hoffman will lead the company’s go-to-market sales strategy and serve on the executive team. He will report directly to CEO Adam Robinson. In his …

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