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Northrop’s Sale of Viper Strike to MBDA Redefines International Defense Ownership

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has sold its Huntsville, Ala.-based Viper Strike munitions business to MBDA Inc., a European missile manufacturer owned by defense giants BAE Systems of London, Franco German EADS and Italy’s Finmeccanica. The deal marks the first time a European company has bought a U.S. missile maker outright, MBDA Chief Executive Antoine Bouvier told …

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CSC to Continue Providing IT Support to MBDA

CSC (NYSE: CSC) and MBDA, the missile systems firm, will continue an information technology (IT) outsourcing contract with CSC, to extend until 2014 if all options are exercised. “We are delighted to sign a new contract extension with CSC, ” said Jean-Claude Carepel, group IM director at MBDA. “This extension …

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MBDA Appoints John Pranzatelli VP of Strategy and Operations

MBDA Inc.’s board of directors has confirmed the appointment of John Pranzatelli, as Vice President of Strategy and Business Operations for MBDA Inc., effective immediately.  John will report directly to Jerry Agee, the Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President of MBDA Incorporated.  John will work closely with MBDA Group Officers …

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Chris Raymond Promoted to Enterprise Strategy VP at Boeing

Chris Raymond, who most recently served as vice president and general manager of autonomous systems at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has been appointed VP for enterprise strategy at the Chicago-based company, Reuters reported Wednesday. He reports to the company’s finance, enterprise performance and strategy office led by …

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BAE-Led Team Conducts Ground Tests on Design of Aircraft Payload Bays

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — BAE Systems has teamed with Harris (NYSE: HRS) and MBDA‘s U.K. business to perform ground-based tests on aircraft payload bays for weapons, fuel tanks and other equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The tests were held at the BAE site in Warton, Lancashire, and sought to …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: DHS Cybersecurity Budget, “Detainer” Reports, Appointments and More

Weekly Roundup March 20 – March 24 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2018 fiscal year budget blueprint released by the Trump administration last week has continued to be a hot topic in the GovCon community, particularly its request for …

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Orbital ATK Vet Scott Webster Joins Ensco Board; Greg Young Comments

Scott Webster, a director at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and QinetiQ North America, has been appointed to Ensco‘s board of directors. Ensco said Monday that Webster is an aerospace and defense sector veteran who established Orbital Sciences — a space and rocket systems manufacturer that merged with the former ATK aerospace and defense …

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Visiongain Names Key Players in Projected $22B Military Smart Weapons Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2016 — A report by Visiongain indicates that Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are some of the key players in the global military smart weapons market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Visiongain said Monday the market will be worth $22.32 …

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