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Huntington Ingalls Names Matt Needy Newport News Shipbuilding Operations VP

Matt Needy, formerly vice president of the Virginia-class submarine program and fleet services at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been appointed VP of operations at the same division. HII said Wednesday Needy will report to Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin and oversee trade, manufacturing, material …

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Dave Bolcar, Bill Smith Promoted to VP Ranks at HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has promoted two executives to vice president roles at its Newport News Shipbuilding division as part of the company’s business transformation efforts in support of the U.S. Navy. Dave Bolcar, formerly director of the Columbia-class submarine program at the division, will serve as VP of submarine construction …

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Report: Army Taps 4 Firms for Patriot Radar Replacement Concept Design Contracts

The U.S. Army has awarded separate contracts to four companies to develop concept designs that will be used to determine the requirements for a new platform to replace its Patriot air-and-missile defense radar system, Defense News reported Wednesday. Contract recipients include Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) …

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SAIC to Help Cybercom Manage, Secure DoD Info Network Under Potential $93M Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $93 million task order to help the U.S. Cyber Command operate and protect the Department of Defense Information Network. SAIC said Wednesday it will assist the Directorate of Operations (J3) Joint Operations Center and Special Programs in the planning of cyberspace operations and joint exercises …

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Angela Butler Joins Sevatec as Federal Civilian BD VP

Angela Butler, a more than 20-year government information technology market veteran, has been named vice president of business development for the federal civilian practice at national security services contractor Sevatec. Sevatec said Wednesday Butler will oversee strategic growth and strategy across Sevatec’s federal civilian accounts in her new role. She previously served as federal …

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Tyonek-AES-Zenetex Alliance Lands Potential $275M Navy Aircraft Maintenance Support Contract

A joint venture of Tyonek Worldwide Services, Affordable Engineering Services and Zenetex has received a potential $275 million contract to help the U.S. Navy‘s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest maintain, repair and overhaul aircraft platforms. Aircraft Readiness Alliance will also provide depot-level maintenance support to deployed aircraft fleet squadrons nationwide, refurbish aviation end items and manufacture component …

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CSRA Inks $235M Cash Deal for Praxis Engineering in Intell Market Push

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has agreed to purchase Annapolis Junction, Maryland-based Praxis Engineering Technologies for approximately $235 million in cash in a move to expand its capabilities in mission applications development and broaden its market presence in the intelligence community. Both companies expect to complete the acquisition by the third quarter of CSRA’s …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Vet Mark Cherry Joins Boeing as Phantom Works VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Mark Cherry, president and chief operating officer at Manassas, Virginia-based autonomous systems maker Aurora Flight Sciences, has been appointed to succeed Darryl Davis as vice president of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Phantom Works technology arm. Davis, who served as head of Phantom Works for a decade, will transition into a program management …

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State Dept OKs Potential $2.4B FMS Deal for Greek F-16 Upgrades

The State Department has approved a potential $2.40 billion foreign military sales transaction for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to convert F-16 aircraft into a Block V configuration for the Greek air force. Greece asked to buy 125 APG-83 active electronically scanned array radars, 123 modular mission computers and 123 Link-16 multifunctional information distribution …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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