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James Cannon to Succeed Andrew Teich as FLIR Systems President, CEO

James Cannon, a more than 16-year veteran of Stanley Black & Decker, will serve as president and CEO of Wilsonville, Oregon-based sensor design and manufacturing firm FLIR Systems beginning June 19. He will succeed Andrew Teich, who is due to retire in February after an 18-year career at Flir, the company said Tuesday. “Our board of directors conducted a thorough …

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CGI Federal to Build Army’s Contract Writing System Under Potential $134M Award

CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $133.9 million contract to develop an enterprise-wide software platform for the U.S. Army to write, manage, execute or close out a contract. The Army Contracting Command announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. The service branch needs a contract writing and management system to …

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Jacobs to Provide Army Engineering, Scientific Services Under Potential $130M Award; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential five-year, $130 million contract for scientific and engineering support services to the U.S. Army‘s Electronic Proving Ground facility at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. The company said Wednesday it will test distributed network and enterprise systems as well as provide cybersecurity, electromagnetic environmental effects, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, …

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Army Vet Dennis Via Named Senior Exec Adviser, Defense Futures Fellow at Booz Allen

Dennis Via, a retired U.S. Army general, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a senior executive adviser and fellow for defense futures to help craft the company’s defense market strategy. Booz Allen said Wednesday the more than 36-year military veteran will also work with defense, intelligence and homeland security clients to …

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General Atomics Gets $222M Army Funds for Gray Eagle UAS, Spares & Support Equipment

A business unit of General Atomics has received a $221.6 million contract modification to supply with U.S. Army with extended-range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems, associated hardware and support. The Defense Department said Wednesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will deliver 20 extended-range UAS units; 20 satellite communications air data terminals; six universal ground …

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Chairman of Joint Chiefs: No Decision Yet on Force Size in Aghanistan

The decision on whether to increase U.S. forces in Afghanistan has not yet been made, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday. DOD News reported that Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said national security leaders have not presented President Donald J. Trump with Afghanistan troop recommendations for the …

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Peter Sherlock Promoted to Mitre COO; Jason Providakes Comments

Peter Sherlock, formerly Mitre senior vice president for the Center for National Security Programs and Technology, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the nonprofit research company. Mitre said Wednesday he will oversee finance, human resources, information technology, security, strategy and business analytics functions in his new position. “Pete’s experience in a variety …

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Boeing Lands $143M Saudi Arabia AH-64E Helicopter Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a five-year, $143.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to modify Saudi Arabia’s AH-64E Apache attack helicopters as part of a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Boeing will implement a directed change for 24 Apaches of the Saudi Arabian national guard II and III. …

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Raytheon Awarded $87M to Help UAE Field, Operate Patriot Air Defense System

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) an $87.3 million modification under a foreign military sales contract to advise and assist the United Arab Emirates on the deployment and operation of the company-built Patriot air defense system. Raytheon will also provide advisory and assistance services for planning, training,  maintenance and sustainment efforts related to UAE’s Patriot …

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Army Vet Mary Legere Joins Accenture Federal Unit as Natl, Defense Intell Managing Director

Mary Legere, formerly a senior intelligence officer of the U.S. Army, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as managing director of national and defense intelligence business at the company’s federal services unit. Accenture said Thursday Legere will aim to bring the company’s digital, mission analytics and agile development service offerings to the defense, intelligence and cyber markets …

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