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Northrop To Integrate B-2 Electronic Warfare System; Lauren Stevens Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract to continue developing an electronic warfare system for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 bomber. The Air Force awarded the potential three-year contract to update the bomber’s defensive management system with a new Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) avionics graphics processor and antennas made …

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BAE Names Dave Herr Service Sectors EVP; Linda Hudson Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has appointed Dave Herr, president of the support solutions sector, to serve as executive vice president of the service sectors, effective immediately. Herr will lead the support solutions sector until the company names a successor, BAE said Thursday. He will also join Linda Hudson, president and …

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Rockwell Collins Names 20-Year Vet Dave Nieuwsma Govt Sales Lead; Phil Jasper Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has promoted Dave Nieuwsma, head of airborne solutions within the government systems unit, to vice president of government strategy and business development. The company said the 21-year Rockwell Collins veteran will lead marketing and sales functions and succeed Phillip Jasper, who elevated to executive VP and chief …

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Thales USA CEO Allan Cameron Retiring, Alan Pellegrini Named Successor

Thales USA has promoted Alan Pellegrini, currently vice president and general manager for avionics, to succeed the retiring Allan Cameron as president and CEO, effective at the beginning of 2013. The company said Cameron started as CEO in 2006 and led the company through four acquisitions in the defense and …

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Lockheed Wins Prime Spot on $900M AF Rocket Tech IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a prime position on a $900 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide launch services for space missions. The Defense Department says the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract covers support for the Pentagon and other federal agencies. Under the Rocket Systems Launch Program, contractors support technology …

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Rockwell Collins to Expand Navy E-6B IP Bandwidth

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will provide the U.S. Navy three kits for expanding Internet Protocol bandwidth on the E-6B, according to the Defense Department. Under a $53, 768, 655 contract, the company will also build modification kits for the Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) command and control plane, including four very low …

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ManTech Wins Prime Position on $7B Software Engineering Contract; Louis Addeo Comments

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ:MANT) has been awarded a prime position on a $7 billion contract to provide software and systems engineering services to an Army software engineering center. According to a company statement, the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract from the Communications-Electronics Command Life Cycle Management Command’s Software Engineering Center has a two-year base …

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DRS to Provide Navy E-6B Logistics

DRS C3 and Aviation Co. has won a $49, 983, 913 contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy logistics services for the E-6B fleet, the Defense Department announced Monday. The modification also includes two aircraft spares for CNATT E-6B Mission Avionics System trainers, two integrated avionics trainers for the VQ-7 …

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DynCorp Parent Reports 8% 3Q Revenue Jump, Aviation Up 23%; Steve Gaffney Comments

The parent company of DynCorp International has announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 ended Sept. 28, 2012. Delta Tucker Holdings reported a revenue increase of 8 percent over the prior year period to $1.01 billion, attributing it in part to new contract wins in the …

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Thales to Acquire Gentex Corp. “Visionix” Business; Allan Cameron Comments

Thales (NYSE:HO) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the helmet mounted display and motion tracking businesses of Gentex Corp. “This acquisition is a strategic fit that complements Thales’ global portfolio of Helmet Mounted Sight and Display systems for rotary and fixed wing platforms, ” said Michel Mathieu, head of Thales’ Avionics …

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