Tag: aerospace and defense

Momentus Names Former DOD Official John Rood as CEO; Dawn Harms QuotedExecutive Moves

Momentus Names Former DOD Official John Rood as CEO; Dawn Harms Quoted

Momentus has appointed John Rood, former undersecretary of the Department of Defense for policy, to serve as its CEO starting
PwC Report: Geopolitical Trends to Drive US Defense Dealmaking ActivityM&A Activity

PwC Report: Geopolitical Trends to Drive US Defense Dealmaking Activity

Defense companies will likely continue to pursue mergers and acquisitions as geopolitical issues evolve, even though defense spending remains essential
Nikon Buys Majority Stake in Additive Manufacturing Company Morf3DM&A Activity

Nikon Buys Majority Stake in Additive Manufacturing Company Morf3D

Nikon has purchased a majority stake in additive manufacturing company Morf3D for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to
Stockholders OK $35B Deal for AMD to Acquire XilinxM&A Activity

Stockholders OK $35B Deal for AMD to Acquire Xilinx

Stockholders of Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD) and Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX) have approved proposals for AMD to buy Xilinx in
Jerry McGinn: Federal Government Should Maintain ‘Steady as She Goes’ Approach for Defense M&A PolicyGovCon Expert

Jerry McGinn: Federal Government Should Maintain ‘Steady as She Goes’ Approach for Defense M&A Policy

Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in a
Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Shareholders OK $4.4B Deal With LockheedNews

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Shareholders OK $4.4B Deal With Lockheed

Shareholders at Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) voted Tuesday to approve the company’s $4.4 billion sale to Lockheed Martin (NYSE:
Former DOD Acquisition Chief Ellen Lord Named Chertoff Group Senior AdviserExecutive Moves

Former DOD Acquisition Chief Ellen Lord Named Chertoff Group Senior Adviser

Ellen Lord, former undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a four-time Wash100 awardee, has joined…
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Now Calls Itself CAES; Mike Kahn QuotedExecutive Moves

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Now Calls Itself CAES; Mike Kahn Quoted

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions has unveiled a new logo and shortened its name to CAES, demonstrating its transformation into an…
Former NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Named Acorn Growth Companies Senior AdviserExecutive Moves

Former NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Named Acorn Growth Companies Senior Adviser

Jim Bridenstine, former administrator of NASA and a previous Wash100 awardee, has joined Acorn Growth Companies, an Oklahoma City-based private
Deloitte: Global Defense Spending to Grow Nearly 3% in 2021Financial Reports

Deloitte: Global Defense Spending to Grow Nearly 3% in 2021

A new Deloitte analysis forecasts global spending on defense programs to grow about 2.8 percent in 2021 as countries continue…