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Boeing Lands $150M Contract to Help Engineer USAF Commercial Derivative Aircraft Platforms

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a one-year, $150 million contract to provide engineering support for the U.S. Air Force‘s commercial derivative aircraft platforms. The award represents option one under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and work will take place in various U.S. locations through January 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Air Force Life …

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Govt Market Vet Ken Rice Named HumanTouch Federal Account Representative

Ken Rice, former capture manager at healthcare services contractor StrategicHealthSolutions, has been named federal account representative at information technology services provider HumanTouch. Rice brings more than 19 years of contract and program management experience in the public and private sectors to his new position, the company said Friday. He previously …

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BAE, General Dynamics, HII Subsidiaries Awarded $238M to Continue Navy Surface Combatant Modernization Support

Subsidiaries of BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) have received contract modifications worth a combined $237.7 million to maintain, repair and update surface combatants that are visiting or stationed at a U.S. Navy base in San Diego. The Defense Department said Friday the modifications exercise …

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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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