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Huntington Ingalls to Help Repair, Restore USS Fitzgerald Under $125M Navy Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has received a two-year, $125.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy repair and restore an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship that sustained damage from a collision incident last year. The Defense Department said Friday HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division will maintain, update and perform additional collision …

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith Named Harris VP for Army, SOCOM Business Development

Jeff Smith, a retired U.S. Army major general with more than 30 years of leadership experience, has been named vice president of business development at Harris (NYSE: HRS). Harris said Thursday Smith will oversee the company’s strategic relationships with the Army, Special Operations Command and industry partners in his new position. He previously …

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Georgia Tech Applied Research Lands $911M Army Aviation, Missile Tech R&D Contract

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has secured a potential 10-year, $910.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s efforts to research and develop aviation and missile systems. The Defense Department said Thursday that GTARC will provide systems research, engineering and science and technology development support to the service branch’s Aviation …

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John Schroeder Named MapR Chairman & CEO

John Schroeder, founder and executive chairman of MapR Technologies, has been named CEO and chairman of the board of directors at the San Jose, California-based data technology provider. He replaces former CEO Matt Mills, who stepped down after a more than three-year stint that included previous roles such as president and …

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Reginald Brothers to Join Peraton as EVP, CTO; Stu Shea Comments

Reginald Brothers, formerly a principal at The Chertoff Group, has been appointed as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton in a move slated to take effect Feb. 19. Peraton said Tuesday Brothers will oversee the Herndon, Virginia-based contractor’s business development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and technical functions. “[Brothers] possesses …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Two Panelists to the Defense Research and Development Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, JANUARY 16, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added two panelists to its list of speakers for the third Defense Research and Development Summit. The panelists are: Dr. Thomas Burns (DARPA) and Maj. Gen. William Cooley (Air Force Research Laboratory). …

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Raytheon Wins $642M MDA IDIQ to Help Test Ballistic Missile Defense System Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential $641.8 million contract to help the  Missile Defense Agency test multiple radar platforms for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business will analyze, execute and plan test activities for sensor systems designed to evaluate BMDS flight …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands $934M MDA Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential five-year, $933.7 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical services to the Missile Defense Agency. The Defense Department said Friday APL will perform the services to support MDA’s efforts to build systems designed to protect U.S. troops from adversarial ballistic missiles. MDA …

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Northrop to Support USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Node Payload Under $173M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $172.7 million contract to manage the payload technology for the U.S. Air Force‘s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support BACN payload equipment and services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. USAF will obligate $56 million in fiscal 2018 overseas contingency …

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DMEA Picks 3 to Offer Engineering Services Under $800M ATSP4 Small Business Contract Vehicle

The Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded three companies positions on a potential 10-year, $800 million contract vehicle to provide engineering services to help the agency develop technology insertions and applications in support of the Defense Department’s requirements. The award is for the small business track of the Advanced Technology Support Program …

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