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BAE, GE Vet Robert Murphy Named New Cobham CEO

Cobham has appointed BAE Systems Inc. executive Robert Murphy CEO, effective June 25, the company announced Monday. The 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran will succeed Andy Stevens, who retired in November 2011 due to a recurring back injury. Stevens will assist the board until further notice and assist Murphy …

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Cobham Now Owns 25% of Danish SATCOM Firm

Cobham plc. has acquired an additional 22.74 percent share in Denmark-based satellite communications firm Thrane & Thrane and now owns approximately 25.6 percent of that firm’s issued share capital. The British aerospace, defense and security firm announced Thursday it purchased the new shares from Jupiter Asset Management Limited at an estimated …

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Parsons Completes SPARTA Purchase from Cobham for $350M

Parsons Corp. has completed its acquisition of Cobham plc.’s analytic solutions practice, known as SPARTA Inc.,  in a $350 million transaction. Parsons announced it will integrate SPARTA into its government services business unit, which provides technical services to the U.S. public sector. SPARTA helps deign, develop and sustain weapons systems …

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Cobham Defense Electronic Systems Awarded $13.3M Air Force Wireless Contract

Cobham Defense Electronic Systems has been awarded a nearly $13.3 million Air Force wireless-networks contract, according to the Defense Department. The $13, 263, 252 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is for the Advanced Wireless Networks program for the soldier radio platform, DoD reports. The Air Force Research Laboratory is the contracting activity.  

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Lockheed, Finmeccanica, Cobham Team to Work on Air Traffic Services Effort

Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica – through its U.K. company SELEX Systems Integration – and Cobham have agreed to form Fusion Air Traffic Management, which will address Project MARSHALL. Formerly known as the Joint Military Air Traffic Services  program, MARSHALL is a major air traffic services project for U.K.’s Ministry of Defence. …

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Cobham Honored for Workplace Excellence

Cobham Sensor Systems of San Diego won the top prize, Marble, in the large company category at the 2010 Workplace Excellence Awards. The ceremony recognized exceptional human resources practices. “Cobham has an ongoing commitment to identifying and employing top technical talent and we are pleased to be recognized for the …

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Cobham Locks Down IP Mesh Systems Deal with Dept. of Justice

Cobham has been awarded an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract for wireless IP Mesh systems, IP hardware decoders, and microwave antennas from the Department of Justice. The IP Mesh Systems will offer spectrally efficient means of deploying and managing ad-hoc wireless networks for the purposes of video, audio and tracking and …

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Jeremy Wensinger, Cobham Look to Take Big Steps Forward

Cobham President Jeremy Wensinger spoke with ExecutiveBiz about what he has planned for Cobham in the near future: “Our goals for 2010 are to return to our shareholders low double digit growth while continuing to meet or exceed expectations externally, as we have over the past five years.  Every day, …

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Cobham Reveals 2009 Fiscal Figures

Cobham, profiled by GovCon Wire here, reported organic growth of 7% in 2009.  The firm also reports integration of 2008 acquisitions was successfully completed and strong results from Lansdale, SPARTA and M/A-COM and non-core M/A-COM Technology Solutions business divested.  The report also notes an underlying EPS growth of 22%; 13% …

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BAE, Cobham Partner on U.S. Navy Jammer System

BAE (FTSE: BAE) and Cobham (LON: COB) are teaming up to create a proposal for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer system, to replace the ALQ-99 tactical jammer currently installed on the EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Next Generation Jammer program will look to develop new ways to …

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