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Raytheon To Upgrade Navy Missile Pulse Decoder

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won an $8, 761, 875 contract modification to upgrade a pulse encoder on Tomahawk cruise missiles for the U.S. Navy, Signal Magazine reports. George Seffers writes that the Navy wants to upgrade the Pulse Code Modulation Encoder inside the missile’s mid-body range safety subsystem kit. PCM encoders …

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Ron Costella Rejoins American Systems As Training Lead; Jason Frye Comments

Ron Costella, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, has rejoined American Systems as vice president and executive director of the training and operational services business segment. Costella will be responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy for the segment, which provides security assistance training for the departments of Defense and …

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Northrop Helping Produce Navy Mine Defenses

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $28, 557, 888 modification contract to provide engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The company will help plan production of mission packages to be integrated with the ships and aim to evaluate system maturity, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Michael Glass Joins ENSCO As Natl Security Solutions VP; Greg Young Comments

Dr. Michael Glass, a former official in the U.S. Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, has joined Falls Church, Va.-based science and engineering contractor Ensco as a vice president. Glass will lead the national security solutions division, whose customers include the intelligence community and the departments of Defense and Homeland …

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BAE Sells Commercial Armored Vehicles Business; Bill O’Gara Comments

BAE Systems has sold its commercial armored vehicles business to a Cincinnati-based security and defense company for $10 million. The O’Gara Group acquires a business it formerly owned until 2001 and the transaction reunites the business’ former owners, members of management and other employees, the company said Monday. O’Gara renamed …

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Frank Helmick Named SOSi Corporate Strategy VP

Frank Helmick, a 36-year U.S. Army veteran and retired lieutenant general, has joined Reston, Va.-based operations support provider SOS International as vice president of corporate strategy. He joins the company nearly seven months after retiring from the Army, where he most recently served as commanding general of the XVIII Airborne Corps …

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Report: Carlyle Group Preparing Sale Of ARINC

Carlyle Group is preparing to sell ARINC at a private auction later this spring, according to Reuters. A sale of the Annapolis, Md.-based aerospace and defense company could be worth between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion to Carlyle, according to Soyoung Kim’s report. Carlyle acquired ARINC from six U.S. airlines …

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Thales Wraps Up Helmet Mounted Business Buy

Thales Group has completed its acquisition of a helmet mounted display and motion tracking business from Gentex Corp. for an undisclosed amount. Effective Dec. 28, 2012, the new company is operating as a Thales subsidiary under the new name Thales Visionix, Thales said Thursday. The subsidiary will retain its current …

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SRA Wins Spot On $5B DIA Analysis IDIQ; Pat Burke Comments

  SRA International has won a position on a potential $5.6 billion Defense Intelligence Agency contract covering analysis support services for warfighters, defense planners and policy makers. The company is one of 12 awardees for the potential five-year Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II program, SRA said Friday. “SRA looks forward …

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BAE Promotes Govt Relations SVP Erin Moseley To Support Solutions President; Linda Hudson Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has promoted Erin Moseley, senior vice president of government relations, to serve as president of the support solutions sector. Moseley succeeds Dave Herr, who recently was promoted to EVP of the service sectors, BAE said Monday. Frank Ruggiero, vice president of international government relations, will succeed …

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