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MTSI to Provide Engineering Support for MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System Under $89M Contract

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has won a one-year, $88.7 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide specialty engineering advisory and assistance services for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Thursday MTSI will help MDA engineer sensor, directed energy and space systems as well as support BMDS …

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VT Group Appoints Alicia Townes as SVP, CFO

Alicia Townes, formerly vice president and corporate controller of Vistronix, has joined defense technology firm VT Group as senior vice president and chief financial officer. VT Group said Friday Townes joins the company’s executive leadership team that aims to drive strategic growth and development efforts. Her appointment comes six weeks after VT …

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Raytheon Gets $1.5B MDA Follow-On IDIQ to Continue Support for Ballistic Missile Radar Platforms

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Missile Defense Agency operate and maintain two kinds of ballistic missile radar technology. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will continue to provide logistics support, transition and transfer, depot transition and sustaining engineering services for …

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General Dynamics to Supply Iraq Insensitive Munitions, Cartridges Under $93M Army FMS Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $93 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide 120mm insensitive munition high-explosives along with tracer tank ammunition cartridges to Iraq. The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command received one bid for the firm-fixed-price contract and will …

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30-Year Seagate Vet Patrick O’Malley Joins Avaya as SVP, CFO

Patrick O’Malley, a three-decade veteran and former chief financial officer of Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX), has joined Avaya as senior vice president and CFO. He will oversee Avaya’s financial operations that include the controller’s organization as well as  investor relations, tax, treasury and financial planning functions, the company said Wednesday. Avaya President …

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Lockheed Gets $131M Follow-On Contract for Paveway II Bomb Kit Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $131 million follow-on contract to continue to manufacture laser guided bomb kits for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Wednesday it will supply Paveway II Plus LGB kits for the ninth consecutive year to USAF and the contract includes funds meant to address …

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Finance Vet Carol Lowe to Join FLIR Systems as EVP, CFO

Carol Lowe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at packaging company Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) over the past five years, will formally join FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) on Nov. 27 as executive VP and CFO. FLIR said Monday Lowe will manage the company’s global finance department and financial planning, controls, reporting and strategic functions …

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General Atomics to Repair, Maintain Army Gray Eagle UAS Under $462M Contract Modification

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential one-year, $462.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army maintain and repair the service branch’s fielded Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Army obligated nearly $93 million in fiscal 2018 Army aviation procurement along with operations …

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Air Force Selects 3 Firms for Potential $94M Test Advisory, Assistance IDIQ

American Systems, Aermor and Qualis have landed spots on a five-year, $93.5 million contract to provide advisory and assistance services to the U.S. Air Force‘s Operational Test and Evaluation Center. The Defense Department said Friday contractors will advise and assist AFOTEC in analytical, engineering and technical operations under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. AFOTEC …

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Fluor to Help Army Engineers Restore Puerto Rico’s Power Grid Under $240M Task Order

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has received a six-month, $240 million task order to support U.S. Army engineers in efforts to repair the power grid system in Puerto Rico. The company said Thursday it will apply its power management and government contingency support experience to help the Army Corps of Engineers restore transmission and distribution …

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