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Oceus Names 20-Year Vet Jim Patterson Special Programs Lead; Randy Fuerst Comments

Oceus Networks has appointed Jim Patterson vice president of special programs, giving him responsibility for leading pursuit of new markets in the defense and intelligence sectors through new partnerships and applications. The Reston, Va.-based broadband provider said in a release he will also be responsible for financial performance, strategy and …

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CSC Buys Big Data Analytics Firm 42Six; Sashi Reddi Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired a Maryland-based software developer that focuses on big data processing, analytics and advanced applications support for defense and intelligence customers. CSC did not disclose terms of its acquisition of 42Six Solutions in a release. “Data services and analytics capabilities are rapidly becoming essential …

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Parsons Promotes Bill Bodie, Biff Lyons, Kurt Tripp; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Parsons Corp. has announced a series of executive appointments in its government services leadership team, less than a week after announcing 23-year company veteran Mary Ann Hopkins as head of that business unit. All appointments are effective Oct. 15, the same day Hopkins starts as government services president. Bill Bodie, …

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CACI Names Raytheon, Booz Allen Vet Garnett Stowe a Natl. Solutions Group SVP; Dan Allen Comments

CACI International (NYSE:CACI) has appointed Garnett Stowe Jr. a senior vice president and division group manager, where he will oversee national-level, Defense Department and civilian intelligence programs within the national solutions group. The company said the 30-year veteran of the defense and intelligence sectors was previously a senior adviser and …

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Rockwell Collins Promotes 20-Year Vet Philip Jasper to Lead Govt Systems

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has promoted two-decade company veteran Philip Jasper executive vice president and chief operating officer of the government systems unit, the company announced Monday. He succeeds Kelly Ortberg, who elevated to the company’s newly-formed office of the chief executive (click over to GovCon Executive for more on …

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ASRC Federal Names Ret. AF Col. Stephen Butler a Space Programs Head; Cary Chun Comments

ASRC Federal has appointed retired Air Force Col. Stephen Butler a director of space programs, where he will be responsible for building defense space programs in the Colorado Springs, Colo. region. The company said the more than two-decade Air Force veteran brings experience in leading satellite operations, space control, missile …

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Report: BAE, EADS Combination Talks at ‘Advanced Stage’

BAE Systems and EADS are discussing a potential combination with talks at an advanced stage, Bloomberg reports. If the deal goes through, BAE would retain its independence to operate in the U.S. defense market, a source told Bloomberg. Linda Hudson, CEO of BAE’s U.S. subsidiary, recently said the potential of …

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Ball Aerospace Names 16-Year Vet Tim Harris National Defense Lead; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Tim Harris vice president and general manager for national defense, the company announced Wednesday. The 16-year company veteran will oversee programs and direct all new defense-related business pursuits for the national defense strategic business unit. He will also lead the company’s national security space …

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TASC Promotes John Hynes to COO, EVP; David Langstaff Comments

TASC Inc. has promoted 12-year company veteran John Hynes, formerly senior vice president of the defense and civil group, to serve as chief operating officer and executive VP. The company said the promotion is effective immediately. Hynes said in a release the company is working to become more agile and …

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Boeing’s Gail Dobberthien on Return to Commercial Sector

Gail Dobberthien, formerly chief financial officer for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) network and space systems unit, is moving back to the commercial side of the company as CFO for commercial aviation services. Prior to this appointment, she caught up with our sister site ExecutiveBiz to discuss her previous experience in the …

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