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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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Battelle Subsidiary Buys Undersea Tech Maker SeeByte; Patricia Gruber Comments

Battelle‘s Bluefin Robotics subsidiary has purchased undersea vehicle sensing and navigation software developer SeeByte Ltd. for an undisclosed amount, the Columbus Business Journal reported Monday. Carrie Ghose writes Bluefin and SeeByte have worked together to build technology for Bluefin’s remotely-operated vehicles to track gas and oil pipelines under the sea. Patricia Gruber, …

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LMI to Lead Air Force Engineering, Acquisition Support IDIQ Team

LMI has been chosen as the prime contractor prime contractor for a potential $40 million U.S. Air Force contract covering support for areas such as the Base Realignment and Closure Commission and the environment. The nonprofit organization will lead a team of subcontractors comprising Southwest Research Institute and the University of Texas at …

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Michael Innella Named Buchanan & Edwards COO; Tony Parchment Comments

Michael Innella, former head of professional services at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, has joined information technology and professional services consulting firm Buchanan & Edwards as chief operating officer. The more than two-decade IT industry veteran will oversee operations of BE’s functional departments and business units, the firm said Monday. Before joining AMERICAN SYSTEMS,  Innella spent …

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Peter Doolan Joins Salesforce.com as SVP for Global Enterprise Sales Engineering

Twenty-two-year Oracle veteran Peter Doolan has joined Salesforce.com as senior vice president of global enterprise sales engineering. Doolan previously served as group vice president and chief technology officer for Oracle’s public sector operations, where he led the design and construction of information management solutions and oversaw support of Oracle sales …

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DARPA Picks 5 Contractors to Develop Long-Range Drone for Small Ships

Five companies have won contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help design unmanned aircraft that can launch from small ships, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the agency’s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program envisions smaller vessels as mobile launch and recovery platforms for medium-altitude …

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Exelis Wins $128M to Operate Navy Comm Nets; Ken Hunzeker Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a potential five-year, $121.8 million task order contract to help the U.S. Navy operate communications networks support for maritime operations centers and network operations centers. The Fleet Systems Engineering Team order also covers support for satellite earth terminals and deployed Navy vessels, Exelis said Monday. “This selection is …

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