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BAE Names 20-Year Vet Dan Gobel Electronic Systems Lead; Linda Hudson Comments

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has appointed Dan Gobel president of the company’s electronic systems sector. The company said he succeeds Tom Arseneault, who was recently appointed the subsidiary’s chief technology officer and executive vice president for product sectors. Gobel, a 20-year BAE veteran, brings experience …

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Heavy at the Top: June’s GovCon Exec Move Recap

GovCon saw a number of top position changes and executive-level hires in the month of June, with GovCon Wire covering 20 in all. Three of GovCon’s largest firms will have new CEOs this year, all of whom previously served as COOs at their respective companies Hiring intelligence and information executives was also trending this month …

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June GovCon M&A Activity Recap

Specialty cybersecurity and business analytics companies were in demand in the GovCon acquisition market in June, as a ship repair company acquisition, a spin-off and a major in-house merger capped the M&A landscape. Here are the ten deals GovCon wire covered in June. ITT Exelis acquired Space Computer Corp., a …

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AF Pushing Netcents I Ceiling To Nearly $10B

The U.S. Air Force intends to revise the current ceiling of an information technology contract vehicle to $9.95 billion, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. Companies holding positions on the Netcents I vehicle include Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH),  General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS),  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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GDAIS Names SAIC Vet Edward Timmes Cyber Systems VP

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) advanced information systems unit has appointed Edward A. Timmes Jr. as vice president of the cyber systems division within the intelligence systems business. The company said he will lead a division that provides customers and partners solutions for defending systems against cyber attacks and other vulnerabilities. …

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LGS Promotes Kevin Kelly To CEO; Ronald Iverson Retiring

LGS Innovations, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), has promoted Chief Operating Officer Kevin Kelly to CEO. LGS said Kelly will succeed the retiring Ronald Iverson, who has served as the company’s CEO since its founding in 2007. Kelly said the company will continue to pursue work in research …

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Verizon Wins $40M DISA Telecommunications IDIQ

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) business services unit has won a $40, 787, 599 contract to provide telecommunications services for a Defense Department research and engineering computer network. The Pentagon said work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the department’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office. Work under the base period will …

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Report: $5B Humvee Contract Up For Grabs

Contractors have unveiled their designs to compete for a potential $5 billion contract to provide the U.S. Army and Marine Corps with new vehicles, AutoWeek reports. The U.S. Army Tacom Life Cycle Command will start replacing 18, 500 aging military Humvees for the services branches through the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle …

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Report: Lockheed Tops FY 2011 Defense Contracting Revenue

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) took the top spot for defense-based contracting revenue in fiscal year 2011, according to a Bloomberg Government analysis posted on Federal News Radio. Following the  Bethesda, Md.-based company was Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC). …

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Paragon Names Former Vangent Finance VP Marc Tommer CFO

Paragon Technology Group has appointed former Vangent executive Marc Tommer chief financial officer, the company announced Monday. The 25-year industry veteran will oversee finance, accounting and acquisition strategy and report to Scott Friedlander who joined the company in mid-January. Tommer brings experience in driving organic growth, strategic acquisitions and financial …

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