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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary Promotes Ryan Hartman to President, CEO; Steve Nordlund Comments

Ryan Hartman, formerly senior vice president for Insitu programs at the Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary, has been promoted to president and CEO after Steve Morrow announced his retirement. Boeing said Wednesday Hartman will lead Insitu’s work to carry out its business plan and will be responsible for employees in Washington and Oregon. Steve Nordlund, vice president for …

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NOAA Taps 8 Firms for $250M Nautical Chart Data Services IDIQ

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected eight companies to help the agency’s coast survey office update nautical charts for mariners under a potential five-year, $250 million contract. Companies with positions on the Hydrographic Surveying Services contract will compete for task orders to perform work for the maps that are used …

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Steve Lynch: Navy Selects Rome Research to Operate Civilian, Military Satellite Terminals

A PAR Technology Corp. (NYSE: PAR) subsidiary will operate and maintain the U.S. Navy’s Chesapeake, Virginia-based satellite communications facility under a five-year, $23.5 million contract. Rome Research Corp. will also support a Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Station Atlantic component, PAR Technology said Wednesday. The firm-fixed price contract contains a one-year base …

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Northrop to Continue AF Battlefield Airborne Comm Node Support; Jeannie Hilger Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded an $89.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend the company’s support for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node system that the service uses in overseas contingency operations. “BACN is making such a tremendous difference for our warfighters that it is regarded as indispensable for …

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Cary Wood: ERAPSCO Awarded $166M Navy Sonobuoys Contract

ERAPSCO will develop sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy under a $166 million contract that Sparton President and CEO Cary B. Wood said is part of the company’s mission to provide products that fulfill defense clients’ requirements. ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton and Ultra Electronics Holdings, was awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to manufacture the …

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Dave Schmitz: Army to Use Cubic’s ‘Homestation’ Mobile Training System

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has won a potential five-year, $200 million contract to supply mobile instrumented training system to the U.S. Army. Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems, said Wednesday the training system features automation, intuitive applications and game-based virtual instruction. “This next-generation Homestation Instrumentation Training System capability provides …

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Jacobs Engineering to Help NASA Design Asteroid Capture Tech

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a contract of an undisclosed value to design a technology for NASA‘s planned asteroid capture-and-study mission. The project’s goal is to develop a system that would tow an asteroid as heavy as 1, 000 metric tons and as wide as 10 meters, Jacobs …

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DRS Wins $175M for Air Force Halvorsen Aircraft Logistics Work; Joseph Matteoni Comments

DRS Technologies has won a 10-year, $175 million contract to perform depot-level overhaul, parts management and program engineering services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Halvorsen 25K Aircraft Cargo Loaders. Joseph Matteoni, vice president of the DRS Sustainment Systems business, said Wednesday that the company also provides logistics support for the Air Force’s Tunner program. Work under …

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Jon Hunsberger: Boeing Wins $250M to Update NATO Warning, Control Aircraft Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $250 million contract to modernize flight decks and avionics equipment on NATO airborne warning and control system aircraft. The company will integrate digital technology into 13 NATO AWACS planes through the engineering and manufacturing development contract, Boeing said Tuesday. Jon Hunsberger, a Boeing …

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Cerner to Buy Siemens Health Services for $1B; John Glaser, Neal Patterson Comment

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has agreed to sell its health information technology business to Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) for $1.3 billion cash following approval from the companies’ respective boards. Cerner said Tuesday that it expects the acquisition to add at least 15 cents in 2015 and 25 cents in 2016 to its non-GAAP diluted earnings per share. “The knowledge and strength of …

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