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Bill Birkhofer: Commercial Space Among Jacobs’ Top Focus Areas for Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Bill Birkhofer, senior vice president for aerospace and defense at Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC), has said the company sees opportunities in commercial space launch services and the “commercialization” of low Earth orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Birkhofer, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for …

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Deloitte: US Aerospace & Defense Exports Grew Almost 60% Over 5 Years

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — A report from Deloitte indicates that exports in the U.S. aerospace and defense sector increased by 58.9 percent over the past five years to reach $143.3 billion in 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the A&D industry in the U.S. exported the most …

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Raytheon, Lockheed Vet Daniel Crowley to Join Triumph Group as President, CEO

Daniel Crowley, former president of the integrated defense systems business segment at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), will officially join Triumph Group on Monday as president and CEO of the Pennsylvania-based aircraft technology manufacturing company. He brings 32 years of aerospace and defense market experience to his new role and replaces Richard Ill, who …

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General Atomics Unveils Abu Dhabi Office to Serve MENA A&D Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11,  2015 — General Atomics has unveiled a new office in the United Arab Emirates to support its remotely piloted aircraft business in the Middle East and North Africa region, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Sunday the Abu Dhabi office launched in August and works to address …

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Financial Times: Finmeccanica Halts DRS Sale Plan

Finmeccanica no longer plans to sell its DRS Technologies subsidiary as the Italian defense and industrial conglomerate holds a positive outlook in the defense sector for the rest of this year, Financial Times reported Sunday. Peggy Hollinger writes Finmeccanica also is not searching for a U.S. partner to purchase a stake in DRS but …

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Michael Lewis Joins Seabury Group as A&D, Govt Services SVP; Christopher Kubasik Comments

Michael Lewis, co-founder of The Silverline Group, has joined Seabury Group as senior vice president for the company’s aerospace, defense and government services business. He will report to Patrick Henry Dowling, senior managing director for corporate finance, and lead Seabury’s efforts to establish investment banking operations in the government sector, …

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Former AIA Chief Marion Blakey Named Rolls-Royce North America President, CEO

Marion Blakey, formerly president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has joined Rolls-Royce as president, CEO and chairman of the board for its North American business. The company said Tuesday Blakey will succeed James Guyette, who plans to retire in May. “We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Blakey leading the North …

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Bob Kipps: GovCon M&A Market Takes Turn Towards Equilibrium

Finding The New Normal Bob Kipps, Managing Director,  KippsDeSanto & Company With only 15 government services and 25 defense M&A deals announced so far this year (vs 72 for the comparable period in 2012), it may seem premature to say the M&A market’s back in equilibrium. However, it seems to …

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Bob Kipps: Early 2013 GovCon M&A in “Eye of the Storm”

Eye of the GovCon M&A Storm Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company After gushing throughout 2012, GovCon M&A deal announcements have slowed to a trickle thus far in 2013.  At a recent deal conference in DC last week, lenders and other transaction advisors were commenting about their lack of …

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