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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. In his current role, Pehrson is responsible for …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force Execs Talk Prototyping, Agile Software Dev’t at AFA Symposium

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speeches of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, at an Air Force Association symposium that kicked off Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Wilson discussed the need for the service to dominate time, space …

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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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McAleese & Associates Cites Multi-Domain Ops, End Strength Increase as Potential Topics at AFA Conference

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that offers a preview of potential topics that military leaders could discuss at the three-day Air Force Association conference in Maryland. The firm said U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein could deliver a message on “multi-domain operations” at the AFA event, while …

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L3 President, CEO Christopher Kubasik Succeeds Michael Strianese as Board Chairman

Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has succeeded Michael Strianese as chairman of the New York City-based defense contractor’s board of directors. Kubasik said in a statement released Monday he will continue to work with L3’s board and management team to implement business transformation and growth efforts. He …

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Lockheed Martin Features New Satellite Buses at AFA-Hosted Event; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled four new series of satellite buses designed with 280 common components as part of efforts to cut design time and cost, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. The company said Sept. 19 the LM 50, LM 400, LM 1000 and LM 2100 lines launched during …

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Heather Wilson: Air Force to Keep an Eye on Northrop-Orbital ATK Merger Plan

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said she has no concerns on Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and that the service branch intends to monitor the transaction’s progress, Defense News reported Tuesday. “Obviously, we watch these things and make sure that no matter [what] happens …

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Cubic Exhibits at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference 2017; Dave Buss, Mike Twyman Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Two Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business units have set up exhibits to showcase various technologies at the Air Force Association’s three-day Air, Space & Cyber Conference 2017 in Maryland that began Monday, GovCon Executive reported. The company said Cubic Global Defense and Cubic Mission Solutions are …

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ACT I’s Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity as Guest Speaker at NDIA Defense Industrial Discussions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, was a presenter at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 9th Defense Industrial Discussions event where he discussed the company’s cybersecurity efforts, GovCon Executive reported Friday. ACT I said Niggel provided insights into cyber initiatives such as …

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