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Jacobs to Support USACE-AFRICOM Infrastructure Projects in Africa

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has secured a contract to provide architectural and engineering consulting services to U.S. Africa Command in support of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Europe District infrastructure projects across Africa, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will aid …

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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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AECOM Promotes Fred Werner as President of Major Pursuits; Michael Burke Comments

Fred Werner, formerly president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) design and consulting services group in the Americas, will assume a new role as president of major pursuits in line with the company’s strategy. The global infrastructure firm said Monday the appointment is part of efforts to build a diversified executive leadership team that …

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Elbit System to Supply African Country With Defense Electronic Systems Under $240M Contract

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a two-year, $240 million contract from an unnamed African country to provide directed infrared countermeasure systems that work to defend aircraft against shoulder-fired missiles. The company said Tuesday it will also supply the customer with missile warning, radio, communications and small unmanned aerial systems under the contract. Contract …

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SOSi Lands Task Order for Continued Training Support to US Airmen in Africa

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — SOS International will continue its support for U.S. Air Force field and live-fly training in Africa under a task order through the U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Advisory and Assistance III contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the task order covers …

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KBR Awarded $441M US Base Support Contract Extension

KBR‘s government services arm has secured a potential eight-year, $441 million contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic to continue operations support for U.S. Navy bases in Africa. The company said Monday its KBRwyle subsidiary will help manage facilities, ordnance, vehicles and equipment at Camp Lemonnier and Chabelley Air Field in Djibouti as well as at Camp …

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Lockheed Integrates Updated Comms Satellite for Saudi Customers; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of an updated A2100 communications satellite for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology organization in Saudi Arabia, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “We’ve modeled this activity in our virtual reality lab hundreds of times, but this is …

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Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Among Parsons Executives at MIT Industrial Liaison Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Parsons led a kickoff meeting of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Industrial Liaison Program in June as part of efforts to build relationships between MIT and global companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its federal, infrastructure and Middle East-Africa business units will work to monitor …

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Ian Bell, Marc-Olivier Sabourin Take New Leadership Roles at CAE’s Defense & Security Segment

Ian Bell, formerly head of the Europe/Middle East/Africa region at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has been named vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East within the Montreal, Quebec-based company’s defense and security segment. CAE also appointed Marc-Olivier Sabourin, formerly regional operations director and deputy general manager for the firm’s Europe …

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Apollo Group, Constellis Executives to Buy Out Security Services Contractor

A group of investors including New York City-based Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) along with executive team members at Constellis Group have agreed to undertake a buyout of the global security services contractor for an undisclosed sum. Constellis Group said Friday it expects the transaction to close by the end of September and the …

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