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Mark Tucker Named Aerojet Rocketdyne Operations, Engineering SVP; Warren Boley Comments

Mark Tucker, a 30-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed senior vice president of operations and engineering at Aerojet Rocketdyne. He will lead initiatives to implement and integrate processes, systems engineering and affordability initiatives at Aerojet Rocketdyne’s 16 sites in the U.S., the company said Tuesday. Tucker will …

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DARPA Picks 5 Contractors to Develop Long-Range Drone for Small Ships

Five companies have won contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help design unmanned aircraft that can launch from small ships, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the agency’s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program envisions smaller vessels as mobile launch and recovery platforms for medium-altitude …

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Defense Microelectronics Activity Increases Engineering IDIQ to $6B

A Defense Department component responsible for microelectronic technologies in weapons systems has awarded a $1, 344, 000, 000 contract modification for engineering services over the next three years. The Defense Microelectronics Activity increased the total Advanced Technology Support Program III contract’s ceiling value from $4, 703, 000, 000 to $6, 047, 000, 000, the …

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Navy Picks Four Companies for $60M Carrier UAV Development Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded $60 million in contracts to four companies for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Air Vehicle development program, Defense News reported Wednesday. Christopher Cavas writes that Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received $15 million each to help …

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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each. In …

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Report: Lockheed Closes $7B Deal to Supply 71 F-35s to DoD

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $7 billion contract to provide the Defense Department  with 71 F-35 aircraft as part of a potential $392 billion military arms procurement and development program, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes news of the deal comes as the armed forces aim to catch up …

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Tom Anderson Appointed STG COO

Tom Anderson, most recently a group president at Wyle, has joined STG Inc. as chief operating officer. The three-decade federal information technology veteran will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and driving new business, STG said Tuesday. He will also aim to pursue new opportunities with contract vehicles. Anderson started …

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Kristie Cunningham Named BAE Communications SVP; Linda Hudson Comments

Kristie Cunningham, most recently head of employee engagement for British contractor BAE Systems and its U.S. subsidiary BAE Systems Inc., has been promoted to senior vice president of communications. She will lead the subsidiary’s external and internal communications activities and be responsible for delivering messages to employees, customers and other …

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DARPA Selects 6 Companies for $74M Cyberwarfare Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has completed picking the six companies that will participate in the agency’s approximately $74 million cyber offense program, Military Aerospace reports. John Keller writes that the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Intific Inc., Aptima Inc., Apogee Research LLC, joins Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Data Tactics, which …

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Smartronix to Help Marine Corps Operate Enterprise Net; Bob Shea Comments

Smartronix has won a potential $40 million contract to provide engineering and logistics services to a U.S. Marine Corps center responsible for the branch’s enterprise network. The Marine Corps Enterprise Network works to deliver data and information to users for global missions, Smartronix said Wednesday. EMC (NYSE: EMC), McAfee, Northrop Grumman …

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