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Bill Bratton Elected to SST Board of Directors; Pascal Levensohn Comments

Bill Bratton, a two-decade international law enforcement veteran and former chief of police for three of the U.S.’ largest cities, has been elected to the board of directors at consulting firm SST Inc. His appointment took effect April 12 and he currently leads The Bratton Group LLC and Bratton Technologies …

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BAE ‘Friend or Foe’ Transponder Receives DoD Approval; Sal Costa Comments

BAE Systems has obtained Defense Department approval for a transponder intended to help the military identify both allies and enemies during combat operations. The AN/DPX-7 Identification Friend or Foe system weighs half the existing identification friend or foe system and enables pilots to track, plan and dispatch flights, BAE said Thursday. …

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Tom Nixon Promoted to Lead SRA Health Group, Paul Nedzbala Appointed Civil Lead

Tom Nixon, vice president of business development of SRA International‘s health group, has been promoted to senior VP of the group in a move that takes effect June 1. On that date, current health group Senior VP Paul Nedzbala will move over to the company’s civil government group and serve …

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BAE Wins $85M Army Missile Defense Research Extension; Tom White Comments

BAE Systems has won an $85 million contract extension to continue researching and engineering missile defense methods and technologies for the U.S. Army. The two-year extension falls under the Concepts and Operations for Space and Missile Defense Integration Capabilities contract vehicle with the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command, BAE said …

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Pentagon to Hold Open Competition for EHR Architecture

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed the Pentagon to hold a full and open competition for the core architecture in its electronic health records system, Federal News Radio reports. Michael O’Connell writes Hagel sent a memo announcing his decision Tuesday to Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics; …

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Northrop Board Approves New $4B Share Buyback Plan, Increases Dividend; Wes Bush Comments

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) board of directors has approved a plan to repurchase $4 billion of the company’s common stock with the goal of retiring nearly 25 percent of the company’s outstanding shares by the end of 2015. Northrop has 235 million shares outstanding as of March 31 and will …

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Jacobs to Help AF Integrate Commercial Technology, Manage Data

Jacobs Technology has won an $8, 527, 294 contract from the U.S. Air Force to help configure and manage data and integrate commercial off-the-shelf technology, among other engineering and technology acquisition support services. The cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract also includes a foreign military sales component for the company to travel internationally …

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John Hillen Steps Down as Sotera CEO; William Cave, Laurie Villano Named Interim Co-Leads

John Hillen has stepped down as CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions after five years at the helm and will serve as vice chairman of the company’s advisory board. William Cave and Laurie Villano will serve as interim co-chief executives and will continue to lead defense and intelligence solutions and cyber …

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Louis Berger Group Wins $100M to Design State Dept Construction Projects; Jeffery Willis Comments

The Louis Berger Group has won a $100 million contract to design and engineer construction projects at embassies and consulate sites for the U.S. State Department. LBG signed the five-year task-order-based contract with the department’s bureau of overseas buildings operations in March, the company said Thursday. The company has worked …

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Carolyn Apostolou and John Donnelly Named Huntington Ingalls Govt, Customer Relations VPs

Carolyn Apostolou, formerly a Senate Appropriations Committee staff member, and retired Navy Vice Adm. John Donnelly have joined Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) government and customer relations management team. Apostolou was appointed vice president for legislative affairs and Donnelly will serve as for program integration and assessment, Huntington Ingalls said …

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