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Leda Chong Appointed Gulfstream Government Programs & Sales SVP; Mark Burns Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Leda Chong, formerly senior vice president for strategic planning, as SVP for government programs and sales. Gulfstream said Wednesday Chong will report to Gulfstream President Mark Burns and oversee global government and special mission sales and marketing, business development and international relations. “During Leda’s tenure …

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Navy Awards 5 Spots on $99M SW Region Utilities Support Contract

The U.S Navy has awarded five companies positions on a potential five-year,  $99 million contract to provide construction, repair and renovation work on dry utilities construction projects in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command‘s Southwest region. NAVFAC received 24 proposals for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains one base year and four option years,  the …

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Boeing Lands $276M Navy Contract Modification for 2 Lot III P8-A Aircraft

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has landed a $276 million contract modification from the U.S Navy to produce and deliver two Lot III P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft. The Defense Department said Monday work will be performed through February 2019 in the U.K. and in Washington, Maryland, New York, Illinois, California, Utah and other locations …

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Albany International to Purchase Harris’ Aerostructures Business for $210M

Textiles and materials processing company Albany International (NYSE: AIN) has agreed to purchase the aerostructures business of Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) for $210 million, which includes a $187 million cash portion and a $23 million lease. Harris said Monday both companies expect to close the acquisition sometime between March and the early part of …

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CAE Reaches Deal to Buy Lockheed Commercial Aviation Training Business

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has agreed to acquire the commercial aviation training business of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for an undisclosed sum with no timeframe given for the transaction’s projected closure. Montreal-based CAE said Monday said it seeks to expand its customer-installed base of commercial flight simulators and add new assets such as full-flight simulators, simulator parts and equipment, facilities, …

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Ulrich Finkenbusch Appointed to Head Lockheed’s German Arm

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Ulrich Finkenbusch to head the company’s operations in Germany. Finkenbusch returns to Germany more than one year after a stint with Lockheed’s international business development team in the U.S., the company said Wednesday. He served as a principal foreign policy adviser for Germany’s Bundestag and focused on foreign …

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Former Lockheed Exec Howard Ruddell Now Social & Scientific Systems Corporate Devt EVP

Howard Ruddell, a former Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) executive, was named the new Social & Scientific Systems executive vice president for corporate development. Ruddell has worked in the government professional services sector for more than 20 years and oversaw strategic planning, business development and operations for federal, state and local clients, SSS said …

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Lentech Appoints Former ASRC Federal Exec Gregg Einfalt as President

Gregg Einfalt, former president of ASRC Federal‘s engineering and aerospace operating group, has joined Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor Lentech as president. Einfalt will oversee Lentech’s efforts to grow its footprint in the civil and defense engineering and technical markets, the company said Feb. 1. “Gregg’s combination of experience, technical knowledge …

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