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Roderick Day Named Acting Iron Mountain CFO, Brian McKeon to Step Down

Brian McKeon, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Iron Mountain, will step down from both roles on Oct. 31 and Senior Vice President Roderick Day will assume the CFO role on an acting basis. The company will consider both internal and external candidates for the full-time CFO post and …

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Exelis to Pay Shareholders 10-Cent Dividend

Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) board of directors has approved a 10.33-cent cash dividend for the fourth quarter of its 2013 fiscal year. Shareholders of record on Nov. 15 will receive the payment on Jan. 2, 2014, the company said Wednesday.

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CACI to Buy Six3 Systems for $820M in Cyber, C4ISR Push; Jack London, Ken Asbury Comment

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has agreed to acquire McLean, Va.-based national security contractor Six3 Systems from private equity firm GTCR for $820 million in a move to grow CACI’s footprints in the cybersecurity, intelligence and C4ISR markets. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is scheduled to close during …

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CAE USA Books $85M in 2Q Military Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE USA, a subsidiary of the Montreal-based aerospace and defense contractor, won approximately $85 million in contracts from military customers during the second quarter, including up to $50 million in option awards over the next five years. The contracts include an option for the fourth year of a training services contract the …

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Commerce Dept Awards Public Safety Net Technical Support BPA

The Commerce Department has awarded a $67.2 million blanket purchase agreement to three companies for technical services to support a future nationwide communications network for first responders. Awardees will compete for task orders to perform work and the department received five proposals for the two-year BPA, the department said in a …

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Anne Bouverot Named to Capgemini Board; Paul Hermelin Comments

Anne Bouverot, CEO of London-based mobile company association GSMA since 2011, has been elected to the board of directors at the Capgemini Group. She succeeds Bernard Liautaud, who has resigned his seat to focus on new professional responsibilities overseas, Capgemini said Tuesday. Bouverot has also held executive roles at France Telecom …

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CACI Wins $237M to Help Army Deploy Satellite Terminals; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won two contracts worth up to $237 million combined to help the U.S. Army deploy and field satellite terminals for a tactical communications network. The Warfighter Information Network—Tactical is intended as the communications backbone for U.S. joint military forces and works to link soldiers to secure beyond-line-of-sight …

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Mark Tucker Named Aerojet Rocketdyne Operations, Engineering SVP; Warren Boley Comments

Mark Tucker, a 30-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed senior vice president of operations and engineering at Aerojet Rocketdyne. He will lead initiatives to implement and integrate processes, systems engineering and affordability initiatives at Aerojet Rocketdyne’s 16 sites in the U.S., the company said Tuesday. Tucker will …

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TAPE Purchases Training Services Firm Strong Point Research; Louisa Jaffe Comments

Technical and Project Engineering LLC has bought Orlando, Fla.-based Strong Point Research, a provider of modeling, simulation and training services to government customers. Strong Point President Mary Steer has joined TAPE as vice president of training, modeling, and simulation and will report to Bill Jaffe,  TAPE executive VP and general manager, …

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General Dynamics to Produce FAA Air Traffic Control Radios; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics C4 Systems (NYSE: GD) has received a $25 million production order from the Federal Aviation Administration for new air traffic control radios to replace the agency’s legacy analog radios. The radios are intended to help establish a networked ground communication infrastructure for air traffic controllers and the National …

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