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Northrop to Modernize Army Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $750M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential nine-year, $750 million contract to help the U.S. Army modernize the service branch’s fixed-wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Thursday it will provide lifecycle services to the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet composed of the RC-12X Guardrail along with the …

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General Dynamics Awarded $432M for FY 2018 Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $432 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s development research and design work on Virginia-class submarines in fiscal 2018. The Defense Department said Tuesday Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update design of Virginia-class submarines as well as support …

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IBM Vet Katharyn White Named Mitre Public Sector SVP, GM

Katharyn White, a 21-year veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Mitre as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit company’s public sector business. Mitre said Friday White will oversee strategic and customer engagement initiatives for federally funded research development centers the organization currently manages for multiple civilian agencies. “Her wide-ranging …

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Army Picks Fluor for Potential $831M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) enterprises business unit has won a potential $831 million contract from the U.S. Army to build structures necessary to restore power in Puerto Rico. The Army Corps of Engineers solicited nine bids for the time-and-materials contract and subsequently received two responses, the Defense Department said Friday. USACE obligated …

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Raytheon Lands $150M Contract to Help Install, Sustain Qatar’s Patriot Air Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $150.2 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to help the government of Qatar deploy, install and sustain the country’s Patriot air defense systems and related equipment. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also provide configuration management, planning, training, maintenance …

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Rick Wagner Promoted to Lead ManTech’s Mission, Cyber & Intell Group

Rick Wagner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been promoted to president of that same unit in a move that takes effect Jan. 1. ManTech said Wednesday Wagner will succeed the retiring Bill Varner, who has led the …

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Paul Christman Appointed BeyondTrust Federal Sales VP

Paul Christman, formerly vice president of federal sales at Quest Software, has been appointed to the same position at information security software company BeyondTrust. BeyondTrust said Monday Christman will oversee sales and marketing of software and service offerings intended to help federal and civilian agencies address user-based risks. He will also …

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Lockheed Gets $122M Navy Tech Engineering Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a potential $122.3 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems unit will conduct work under the modification through December 2018 in …

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Northrop Lands $350M Contract to Continue Air Force E-8C Fleet Logistics Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $349.6 million contract renewal from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide integrated logistics support services for the military branch’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet. The company said Friday it will help the 116th and 461st air control …

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Lori Scherer Named Intell Portfolio VP at Mitre-Operated Natl Security Engineering Center

Lori Scherer, formerly deputy director of intelligence portfolios at Mitre, has been named VP of intelligence portfolios at the National Security Engineering Center, a federally funded research and development center the nonprofit company manages for the Defense Department. In her previous role, the more than 25-year company veteran worked with interdisciplinary teams to …

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