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Harris Wins $149M to Deploy Tactical Radios for Militaries in Australia, Middle East; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) RF Communications business has won two contracts worth up to a combined $149 million to supply multiband radios to the Australian department of defense and an unspecified Middle East nation. The radio communications provider will deploy radios from the company’s Falcon line to support Australia’s Joint …

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Seagate to Buy Xyratex, Operate Enterprise Data Storage & Computing Tech as Standalone Entitity; Dave Mosley Comments

Seagate has agreed to a deal to acquire Xyratex in an effort to strengthen the supply and manufacturing chain for the hard disk drives it produces, the two companies said in a joint release Monday. Xyratex creates testing systems for hard disk drives (HDD), and Dave Mosley, president of operations …

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OPM and SBA Pick Up New CIOs in Donna Seymour and Renee Macklin

Renee Macklin has been named the new chief information officer of the Small Business Administration, Federal News Radio reports. Macklin joins SBA from the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. Jason Miller writes that her predecessor Chase Garwood will return to the Department of Homeland Security as part of the Science and Technology …

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Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Lyon to Lead Northrop’s Hampton Business, Represent Company to Joint and Air Force Commands in U.S., Europe

Charles W. Lyon has been appointed as the new corporate lead executive for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Hampton, Va. business, where he will represent the the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s company to customers in its ‘eastern’ region, the company announced Dec. 23. Lyon, who comes out from retirement from the Air Force after …

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LGS Innovations Sold to U.S. Investment Firms for $200M; Kevin Kelly Comments

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has sold the company’s government technology subsidiary LGS Innovations to two U.S. investment firms for around $200 million in a move that will enable LGS to chase market and customer opportunities that it may not have been able to previously go after under Alcatel, LGS CEO Kevin …

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Yvonne Vervaet Joins ManTech as Cyber Group Business Development Lead; Bill Varner Comments

Yvonne Vervaet, formerly chief operating officer and senior vice president at SIG Holdings, has joined ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) as SVP of business development for the company’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. The 18-year federal market veteran has also held business development roles at SpecTal and BAE Systems, ManTech …

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Chuck McGaugh Joins NJVC as Program Mgmt, Strategy VP; Jody Tedesco Comments

Charles “Chuck” McGaugh, formerly deputy chief operating officer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has joined NJVC as vice president of program management and strategy. The 33-year agency veteran most recently helped lead day-to-day operations for NGA in St. Louis and will now be responsible for growing NJVC’s presence in that metropolitan …

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Michael Chertoff: New Group Advisers to Help Clients Address Threat Landscape

W. Ross Ashley III, Cathy Handford, Reginald Hyde, Allison Boyd Travis and Mary DeRosa have joined The Chertoff Group as senior advisers. The five appointees will aim to help complement the organization’s subject-matter experience in defense, intelligence, homeland security, analytics, big data and cybersecurity, The Chertoff Group said Monday. “Our …

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Deborah Lee James Confirmed as Air Force Secretary

The Senate voted Friday to confirm Deborah Lee James, president of Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) technical and engineering sector, as the next secretary of the U.S. Air Force. She will be sworn into the position later this month pending a formal appointment by President Barack Obama, the Air …

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Exelis to Spin Off Military, Gov’t Services Business; David Melcher Comments

Exelis‘ board of directors (NYSE: XLS) has approved a plan to spin off the company’s military and government services business unit, known as Exelis Mission Systems, into a new independent company by the summer of 2014. The new company will be led by Kenneth Hunzeker, president and general manager of …

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