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Iridium Certus to Deliver Cockpit, Operational Services for Aviation Connectivity; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has previewed the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform that will work to provide cockpit and operational services aboard aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Avionics Magazine reported July 28 that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said in an earnings call …

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Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner, Robert Giannetta Join Executive Team at Former Harris IT Business

Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner and Robert Giannetta have been appointed to leadership positions at MHVC Acquisition Corp. — formerly known as the government information technology services business of Harris (NYSE: HRS). Investment firm Veritas Capital finalized its purchase of Harris IT Services for approximately $690 million in April and renamed the business MHVC Acquisition Corp. Herndon, …

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Lockheed, Cobham Vet Angie Casper Named LMI SVP, Chief HR Officer

Angie Casper, a 25-year human resources professional, has joined LMI as a senior vice president and chief HR officer at the Tysons, Virginia-based nonprofit government consulting services contractor. LMI said Wednesday she will oversee efforts to integrate HR strategies and processes with the company’s strategic plan as well as manage career development programs. …

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General Atomics Unveils Industry Team for Australia’s RPA Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — The aeronautical systems business of General Atomics will work with industry partners Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), CAE (NYSE: CAE), Cobham and Flight Data Systems to support the Australian military’s Project Air 7003, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. General Atomics said Tuesday the team aims to offer the MQ-9 Reaper remotely …

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Rolls Royce Vet David Smith Joins Qinetiq as CFO; Steve Wadey Comments

David Smith,  chief financial officer and director at Rolls Royce, will join U.K.-based science and engineering company Qinetiq as CFO. Qinetiq said Tuesday Smith will succeed David Mellors, who is scheduled to leave QinetiQ on Dec. 31 to join Cobham as the defense contractor’s CFO. “[David] has extensive executive experience in blue …

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David Lockwood to Succeed Bob Murphy as Cobham CEO; John Devaney Comments

David Lockwood, CEO of U.K.-based electronics firm Laird, will succeed Bob Murphy as CEO of Cobham by Jan. 1, 2017. Murphy will leave his post by the end of 2016 and will be succeeded by Lockwood on the company’s board of directors, Cobham said Wednesday. “David has a background in defense …

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Navy Picks Cobham, EDO, Teledyne For Airborne Jammer Parts Replacement IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential $15 million contract to Cobham,  Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) and EDO for the replacement of obsolete parts of the AN/ALQ-99F tactical jamming system. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for task orders to develop manufacture and test prototypes to replace outdated AN/ALQ-99F components. Work location will be …

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Northrop Selects Cobham to Create Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder Motion Control Tech 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Cobham has received an $8 million contract from Northrop Grumman to create a motion control system for its two microwave instruments intended to be used for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company will create the system at …

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QinetiQ Vet David Mellors to Join Cobham as CFO

David Mellors, chief financial officer at British robotics technology maker QinetiQ Group, will join U.K.-based aerospace and defense contractor Cobham as CFO on a yet unconfirmed date no later than Jan. 1, 2017. Cobham said Wednesday that current CFO Simon Nicholls will depart the company later in the year and remain in the role as the …

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Mary Ann Hopkins is 2016 Wash100 Inductee for Leadership Within Public Sector Infrastructure

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 14, 2016 — Mary Ann Hopkins, president of the federal government business unit Parsons, was inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of most influential leaders in GovCon for her work in public sector infrastructure. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders …

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