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Brad Leland: Lockheed, Aerojet Rocketdyne Collaborate on Hypersonic Spy Plane Design

Lockheed Martin plans to develop a reconnaissance plane to fly six times faster than the speed of sound and have it in the demonstration phase by 2018, Aviation Week reported Nov. 1. Guy Norris writes the company’s Skunk Works division intends for the SR-72 to be the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird, …

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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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Michael Steuert to Rejoin Fluor as CFO

Michael Steuert, who served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Fluor (NYSE: FLR) from 2001 to 2012, has been appointed to re-assume the CFO post effective June 1. He will succeed Bruce Stanski, who will remain with the company to help analyze its investments and joint ventures …

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23 Firms Win Spots on $794M Navy Unmanned Undersea Vehicle R&D Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 23 companies positions on a potential five-year, $794.5 million contract to support the development and fabrication of unmanned undersea vehicles. The Defense Department said Monday the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division received 28 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 2023. Contractors …

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VIDEO: OmegA: Northrop Grumman’s New Large-Class Rocket

Northrop Grumman has announced the name of the company’s new large-class rocket: OmegA. This all-American rocket, designed for the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, will have a capacity of up to 10,100 kg to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and up to 7,800 kg to Geostationary Equatorial …

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VIDEO: OmegA: Northrop Grumman’s New Large-Class Rocket

Northrop Grumman has announced the name of the company’s new large-class rocket: OmegA. This all-American rocket, designed for the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, will have a capacity of up to 10,100 kg to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and up to 7,800 kg to Geostationary Equatorial …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that …

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Satellite Operator ABS Hires 35-Year Boeing Vet Jim Simpson as CEO

Jim Simpson, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been named CEO of communications satellite operator ABS. ABS said Thursday Simpson will lead the company’s management team in efforts to create value for shareholders and strengthen business relationships with customers and vendors. “I look forward to leading our efforts to further strengthen and …

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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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