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Former Airbus Executive Kim Urbanchuk Named Parsons Chief Ethics and Compliance Counsel

Kim Urbanchuk, former counsel and director of ethics and compliance at Airbus, has joined Parsons as chief ethics and compliance counsel. She will work to address compliance risks and support digital transformation efforts, the company said Thursday. Urbanchuk will also lead the company’s ethics and compliance program and help Parsons follow …

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Iridium’s Aireon Unit Enters Aircraft Surveillance Partnership With Airbus; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 1, 2018 — Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) Aireon subsidiary has partnered with Airbus’ defense and space business to provide space-based aircraft tracking data to the latter’s recently launched airspace analytics platform, ExecutiveBiz reported July 20. Aireon said July 19 it will supply Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast data to …

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State Dept OKs Germany’s $2.5B Request for Northrop MQ-4C Triton Drones

The State Department has given Germany the green light to procure four Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems from the U.S. government through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Northrop and Airbus’ defense and space business will serve as prime contractors in the proposed FMS …

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Airbus Gets $117M Modification on Army Lakota Helicopter Procurement Contract

Airbus‘ helicopter manufacturing business provide an additional 16 UH-72A Lakota helicopters to the U.S. Army under a five-year, $116.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract. The Army Contracting Command has obligated $58.4 million in fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work under …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update & Recent Contract Activity

Weekly Roundup March 12 – March 16, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Wash100 Update & Recent Contract Activity Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The popular vote for the Wash100 continues this week! Turn out has been fantastic since the Wash100 popular vote polls opened on January 25th. …

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Airbus Gets $273M Army Light Utility Helicopter Supply Contract

Airbus‘ helicopter manufacturing business has received a potential three-year, $273.3 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with 35 units of the UH-72A Lakota aircraft. The Army Contracting Command solicited and received one bid for the procurement of light utility vehicles, the Defense Department said Thursday. The service branch will obligate $136.6 million …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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Paul Eremenko to Become UTC SVP, CTO in January

Paul Eremenko, formerly chief technology officer at Airbus, will join United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to serve as a senior vice president and CTO starting Jan. 1. He will succeed the retiring J. Michael McQuade and directly report to Greg Hayes, UTC chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday. Eremenko will …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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Greg Hayes: UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger Deal Aims to Advance Digital Platforms, Predictive Analytics

Greg Hayes, CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has said UTC’s move to acquire Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) under an estimated $30 billion deal seeks to advance the development of digital platforms for the aviation sector, Reuters reported Tuesday. Hayes told Reuters the proposed acquisition also aims to facilitate the adoption of …

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