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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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Giles Kesteloot Named Blackstone Technology’s Federal Practice President

Giles Kesteloot, formerly managing of Blackstone Technology Group’s federal practice, has been promoted to president of the division at the San Francisco, California-based based information technology platforms and services provider. Blackstone CEO David Mysona said in a statement published Thursday Giles’ leadership has helped the company bring Silicon Valley’s innovation …

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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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Report: Boeing Amenable to Keeping Brazil’s ‘Golden Share’ in Embraer to Advance Tie-Up Talks

Boeing (NYSE: BA) intends to maintain the Brazilian government’s “golden share” in aerospace conglomerate Embraer in a push to address the Brazilian military’s concerns over a potential combination between the two aerospace companies, Reuters reported Friday. The “golden share” allows the South American country to exercise veto power over changes …

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PAE, Advanced Technology International Get Navy Tech Demo & Assessment Team Support Contracts

PAE‘s national security solutions unit and Advanced Technology International have secured five-year contracts worth up to $41.6 million and $43.9 million, respectively, to help a U.S. Navy team prepare for events to demonstrate and assess military technology platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday both contractors will also support the Naval Surface …

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State Dept OKs Saudi Arabia’s Request for $500M in Missile System Support Services

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to continue to purchase missile system services from the U.S. government under a potential $500 million foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as principal contractors for the proposed deal that seeks to …

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Booz Allen Awarded $165M Cybercom Support Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $165 million contract from the General Services Administration to provide support services to the U.S. Cyber Command. GSA’s Federal System Integration and Management Center issued the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that covers provide planning, policy, training, command administration and staff support work, Booz Allen said Wednesday. James …

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Yosry Barsoum, Gregg Leone, Scott Kordella Take New Mitre Public Sector Leadership Roles

Mitre has announced a series of leadership changes within the McLean, Virginia-based nonprofit company’s public sector business. Yosry Barsoum, formerly portfolio director responsible for work with the office of the defense secretary and the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been named vice president and director of the Homeland Security Systems …

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BAE, ManTech Vet Dave Wallen to Join KeyW as Advanced Cyber SVP

Dave Wallen, senior vice president of ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) cyber operations and exploitation business, will officially join KeyW on Jan. 29 as SVP of the Hanover, Maryland-based company’s advanced cyber business. KeyW said Tuesday Wallen will bring more than 30 years of experience in leading strategies, growth and teams that support the intelligence …

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Bruce Caswell to Succeed Richard Montoni as Maximus CEO

Bruce Caswell, president of Maximus (NYSE: MMS) and general manager of the company’s health services segment, has been selected by the board of directors to serve as CEO of the Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor in a move that takes effect April 1. Caswell will succeed the retiring Richard Montoni, …

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