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General Dynamics to Continue Iraq Logistics Support

General Dynamics Land Systems (NYSE: GD) will continue to provide contractor logistics and base life support services in Iraq under a $56, 481, 809 U.S. Army contract modification. This cost-plus-fixed-fee, non-option eligible, non-multi-year award is intended to fulfill a foreign military sales requirement, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army will …

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Dynetics Shuffles Senior Management Team; Marc Bendickson Comments

Dynetics has moved to reorganize both the responsibilities of its senior management team and structure of its business and technical groups, with all changes to take effect by the end of September. Executive Vice President David King will move to the president position and Tom Baumbach, president since 1997, will …

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Patrick Gibbons Appointed Johns Hopkins APL Chief Communications Officer

Patrick Gibbons, a 30-year corporate communications veteran, has joined the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as chief communications officer. Gibbons will manage the lab’s communications and branding strategy and oversee the organization’s office responsible for employee communications, media relations and social media programs, APL said Thursday. He previously served as vice president …

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Carlos Salazar Promoted to IntelliDyne CFO; Tony Crescenzo Comments

Carlos Salazar, who joined IntelliDyne in 2010 from Accenture, has been promoted to chief financial officer at the Falls Church, Va.-based public sector consulting firm. Salazar worked at Accenture’s federal corporate finance department, where he led million-dollar programs and strategic business units, IntelliDyne said Thursday. He will be responsible for helping …

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Northrop to Acquire Australia’s Qantas Airways Defense Unit; Wes Bush Comments

A Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has reached an agreement to buy Qantas Airways’ defense business for an undisclosed amount as Northrop looks to further its international strategy. Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Ltd.’s acquisition of Qantas Defence Services Pty Ltd. could wrap up in 2014 after meeting several conditions, Northrop Grumman …

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Lockheed Receives $48M for CDC IT, Emergency Operations Support; Glenn Kurowski Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $47.7 million in contract funds for information technology, logistics and operational support services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company works with CDC’s office of public health and preparedness to help manage emergencies and threats to public health, Lockheed said Wednesday. …

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Suzanne Vautrinot, Anita Sands to Join Symantec Board; Daniel Schulman Comments

Air Force Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot and UBS Wealth Management Americas executive Anita Sands have been nominated to the board of directors at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC). They will serve as independent board members if elected at Symantec’s annual meeting of stockholders on Oct. 22, the company announced Wednesday. “We look …

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AECOM Wins $110M to Support USAID’s South Sudan Work; John Dionisio Comments

AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) has won a $110 million contract to provide the U.S. Agency for International Development with conflict mitigation support services for their work in South Sudan. The South Sudan Viable Support to Transition and Stability program builds on a previous initiative that AECOM launched in 2009 …

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Gary Newgaard Named Pixia Federal Sales VP; Rudi Ernst Comments

Gary Newgaard, who previously served as federal sales director for EMC‘s Isilon division, has been appointed vice president of U.S. federal sales at Reston, Va.-based data technology provider Pixia Corp. The two-decade sales veteran led the division to double federal sales during his first year as director,  Pixia said Tuesday. Rudi Ernst, Pixia …

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Brian Chappel Appointed Northrop F-35 Program Head; Patricia McMahon Comments

Brian Chappel, a two-decade veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president and program manager of the F-35 program. He will oversee costs, schedule, quality, customer satisfaction and technical services related to production of the F-35’s center fuselage for prime contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop said …

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