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David Kopf Joins Anaren as President of Space & Defense Group

David Kopf, formerly vice president of engineering and operations at Astronics AeroSat, has joined Anaren as president of the company’s space and defense group. His experience in leadership and business development at various technology-based space and defense companies works to support the business group’s capabilities, Anaren President and CEO Larry Sala …

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Jill Hruby to Head Sandia Nat’l Labs; Rick Ambrose Comments

Jill Hruby has been appointed to succeed Paul Hommert as director of Sandia National Laboratories and as president of Sandia Corp. in a move that will take effect July 17, the Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. Sandia, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, runs the federally-funded research and development lab for the National Nuclear Security Administration. “Jill has the right combination …

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Systems Made Simple Lands 2 VA IT Support Contracts

Systems Made Simple has been awarded two contracts to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs update the agency’s pharmaceutical software applications and develop information technology performance monitoring metrics. The Lockheed Martin-owned (NYSE: LMT) company said it will build clinical decision support tools for VA pharmacists to crosscheck prescriptions and …

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Pamela McGregor Joins Spear as Strategic Accounts SVP; Gino Antonelli Comments

Pamela McGregor, formerly vice president of defense and advanced programs at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has been appointed senior VP of Spear‘s strategic accounts division. She will be responsible for helping capture new contracts and customers in the federal government market as well as oversee the organization’s efforts to deliver big …

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Gregory Hayes: UTC to Decide on Sikorsky Spinoff or Sale Move in ‘Coming Weeks’

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) will leave the helicopter manufacturing business through a separation of its Sikorsky Aircraft business in a move UTC expects to complete by the end of its third quarter. “Over the coming weeks, we’ll determine whether a spinoff or direct sale is the best way to enhance Sikorsky’s long-term success …

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Rick Wagner Appointed to ManTech SVP Post; Bill Varner Comments

Rick Wagner, formerly chief strategy officer at TASC, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions division. He will oversee ManTech’s work to develop cloud computing, big data, analytics and enterprise information technology systems for the intelligence community, the company said Wednesday. The division is …

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State Dept Clears $2B in Foreign Arms Sales With South Korea, Lebanon

The State Department has approved two separate foreign military sale agreements worth approximately $2.37 billion combined for South Korea to purchase the Aegis Combat System and Lebanon to buy A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the principal contractors on the $1.91 billion Aegis sale to South Korea are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), …

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Reuters: Textron Interested in Merger With Sikorsky

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary received a merger offer from Textron (NYSE: TXT) earlier this month, Reuters reported Tuesday. Reuters cites unnamed sources that say UTC is in the process of examining whether to spin off Sikorsky or merge the business with Textron through a tax-free transaction. …

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Reports: Germany to Purchase MEADS Missile Defense System for $4B

Germany has placed a potential $4.5 billion order for the Medium Extended Air Defense System made by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and MBDA as part of efforts to update country’s missile defense system, Syracuse.com reported Monday. Mark Weiner writes that Lockheed’s plant in the Salina suburb of Syracuse, New York holds a $625 million share …

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June 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Transport Losses Weigh on US Markets

The GovCon Index retreated Monday with a decline of 0.462 points to close at 75.485. A 1.7-percent drop in the Dow’s transport segment sent U.S. stocks down during Friday’s session as investors continued to speculate on the timing of the Federal Reserve‘s next interest rate increase, according to CNBC. The …

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