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Ward Johnson: Jacobs to Continue NASA Engineering, Science Services Work

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a $120 million contract modification to continue its work on a NASA engineering and science services program at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The company will provide science, engineering and technical support for the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and other space …

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Tarik Reyes Appointed Business Development VP for Northrop’s Integrated AMD Org

Tarik Reyes, a group director at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector, has been promoted to vice president of business development for the organization’s integrated air and missile defense division. The appointment takes effect immediately and he will oversee pipeline development, customer engagement and growth strategies for IAMD product offerings …

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Army Taps 17 Firms for Army Research Lab/JIEDDO Challenge IDIQ

The U.S. Army has selected 17 companies to participate in the initial task order for the Culvert Denial Challenge program, which is run by the Army Research Laboratory and Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is worth up to $49.5 million through September 2019. Work …

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Sankara Viswanathan Takes SVP, CIO Roles at Day & Zimmermann

Sankara Viswanathan, most recently vice president of information technology applications and business integration at Day & Zimmerman, has been appointed as the company’s senior VP and chief information officer. The 12-year company veteran succeeds Anthony Bosco, who elevated to president of the company’s professional staffing services and workforce solutions business, …

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Lynne Seitz Named TCS Safety & Security Group SVP, GM; Richard Young Comments

Lynne Seitz, formerly vice president of TeleCommunication Systems‘ (NASDAQ: TSYS) location products business unit, has been promoted to senior VP and general manager of the company’s safety and security group. The 17-year telecommunications industry veteran most recently led TCS’ mobile positioning, infrastructure, satellite reference and location request routing services, the company said Tuesday. “Under her …

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CAE Healthcare Wins DLA Medical Simulation Product Contract

CAE Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: CAE) has won a $28.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to deliver medical simulation products and accessories to U.S. military service branches. The fixed-price contract contains a five-year base period of performance, the Defense Department said Monday. Sarasota, Florida-based CAE Healthcare will provide the products and accessories to Army, Navy, …

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SAIC Lands $424M Defense Logistics Agency Maintenance, Operations Contract

Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a $423.8 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to provide maintenance, repair and operations services to the U.S. military. The contract contains a two-year base period and two 18-month options, the Defense Department said Monday. The Fairfield, New Jersey-based company will perform the services for the U.S. …

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Gregory Young Returns to ENSCO as Interim President, CEO; Paul Broome Comments

Gregory Young, who departed ENSCO in early 2014 after he served as president and CEO, has returned to the company as acting president and CEO. He succeeds Thomas Burns, who has resigned for health reasons, ENSCO said Tuesday. “Our search for the right candidate has begun, and we look forward to having that person in …

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Joseph Battaglia: Telephonics Support to FAA Terminal Upgrade Program to Bring More Opportunities

A Griffon (NYSE: GFF) subsidiary has received a $23 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide its Common Terminal Digitizer system as an upgrade to the agency’s Airport Surveillance Radar-8. As part of FAA’s Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement program, Telephonics‘ CTD system will digitize radar signals from ASR-8 and air traffic control …

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Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Space Transportation Contracts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Elon Musk’s startup firm SpaceX have both won contracts to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA. Charles Bolden, NASA administrator,  said in a press conference Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center that the contracts are worth up to $6.8 billion combined, with up to $4.2 …

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