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Former Fluor Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Vectrus as Facility, Logistics Services SVP

Kevin Leonard, former vice president of contingency operations at Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group and a retired U.S. Army major general, has joined Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as senior VP of the Colorado Springs-based company’s facility and logistics services business. Vectrus said that Leonard will oversee the unit’s efforts to develop and implement short- and long-term growth …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $79M Sidewinder Block II Sustainment Contract Modification

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a $78.7 million contract modification to provide sustainment and support services for AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missiles of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as 20 government clients under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers repair, depot management, software …

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DLA Awards Potential $925M Contract to American Material Handling Equipment

American Material Handling Equipment has won a potential five-year, $925 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for the supply of material handling equipment to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy as well as federal civilian agencies. DLA received 38 offers for the contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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UK Defense Ministry Awards BAE $1.8B Nuclear Submarine Construction Contract

BAE Systems has received a potential $1.79 billion contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to design and build a nuclear-powered attack submarine for the British navy. BAE said Wednesday that Agamemnon will be the sixth of seven Astute-class submarines to be constructed at a company facility in Cumbria, England. Each Astute-class submarine is powered by a nuclear reactor and designed to launch …

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John Holmes Named AAR President, COO; Timothy Romenesko to Retire as Vice Chairman, CFO at Year’s End

John Holmes, chief operating officer of AAR‘s (NYSE: AIR) aviation services business and a 16-year company veteran, has been promoted to the roles of president and CFO in a move that takes effect June 1. AAR said Tuesday Holmes will also begin to serve as a member of its board of directors …

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Raytheon Secures Potential $466M Navy Contract for Standard Missile Engineering, Technical Services

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a potential $466.1 million from the U.S. Navy to engineer and provide technical support for Standard Missiles 2, 3 and 6. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers research and development, design, systems and production engineering, evaluation, component development and production proofing services for the …

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DLA Taps AECOM Subsidiary for $75M Warehousing, Distribution Services Contract

URS Federal Services, an AECOM (NYSE: ACM) subsidiary, has secured a potential $75 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide warehousing and distribution support services. The Defense Department said Friday URS Federal Services won the five-year, hybrid contract through a competitive acquisition program that drew three bids. DLA’s distribution unit …

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Gryphon Lands $76M Contract to Provide Engineering Support to Navy PEO Integrated Warfare Systems

Gryphon Technologies has received a $75.9 million contract to offer engineering support services to the Ship Self-Defense System program office within the U.S. Navy‘s Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems through 2022. The company said Wednesday the contract is a single-award, competitively-bid deal. “We are honored to be selected to provide engineering …

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L3 Business Unit Wins $202M Contract to Support Marine Corps, Navy C-12s

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a potential $202.2 million contract to provide depot-level maintenance, logistics and sustaining engineering services for C-12 utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Wednesday L3’s Vertex Aerospace business will perform site support, aircraft and engine depot …

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Vectrus to Support Keesler Air Force Base Operations Under $97M Contract

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a one-year, $97.3 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide operations support services at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. The Defense Department said Wednesday Vectrus will support the military base in 11 functional areas that include community services, emergency response management, grounds maintenance, human resource …

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