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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Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for task orders to develop manufacture and test prototypes to replace outdated AN/ALQ-99F components.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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MACOM Buys Cobham’s Aeroflex Diode Portfolio for $38M Cash

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings (Nasdaq: MTSI) has bought the Aeroflex radio frequency and microwave diode portfolio of Cobham through a $38 million cash transaction. John Croteau, MACOM president and CEO, said Monday the deal is intended to complement the company’s semiconductor business and that he expects the acquisition to be accretive on earnings and operating margin of the …

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BAE Taps Cobham Microelectronics Tech for F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — BAE Systems has tapped Cobham to manufacture microelectronic components and assemblies for the F-35 Lightning II radar and electronic warfare system under a series of contracts worth $51 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cobham said Monday the company supplies other parts for the aircraft program, …

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Meggitt Buys EDAC Composites Business in US for $340M

Meggitt has acquired the U.S.-based composite components business of EDAC Technologies for $340 million in an effort to enter the jet engine and airframe components market, Defense News reported Tuesday. Andrew Chuter writes that British aerospace engineering company purchased the composites business from Greenbriar Equity Group and others that purchased EDAC in 2013. The acquisition …

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Meggitt Signs $200M Deal to Acquire Cobham’s Advanced Composites Business

Cobham has agreed to sell its advanced composites business to British aerospace equipment manufacturer Meggitt for $200 million cash, MarketWatch reported Monday. Ed Ballard writes the business posted $81.1 million in sales during 2014 and offers exhaust flaps, air-to-air refueling systems and other aircraft structures to U.S. and British customers. …

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David Kopf Joins Anaren as President of Space & Defense Group

David Kopf, formerly vice president of engineering and operations at Astronics AeroSat, has joined Anaren as president of the company’s space and defense group. His experience in leadership and business development at various technology-based space and defense companies works to support the business group’s capabilities, Anaren President and CEO Larry Sala …

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Cobham Completes $1B Aeroflex Buy; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham plc has finalized its approximately $1.46 billion acquisition of Aeroflex (NYSE: ARX) after shareholders and regulatory bodies approved the transaction. Following the completed transaction, the Aeroflex business will be consolidated with the British defense contractor’s advanced electronic solutions division and communications and connectivity business group. Cobham said Monday it expects the acquisition to boost the company’s current …

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