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Horacio Rozanski to Succeed Ralph Shrader as Booz Allen CEO

Horacio Rozanski, president and chief operating officer at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), will succeed the retiring Ralph Shrader as chief executive of the McLean, Va.-based consulting firm on Jan. 1, 2015. Shrader, a 40-year company veteran, will keep his role as chairman of the board of directors after he officially retires …

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Air Force Picks 10 for $960M NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ

Ten companies will compete for delivery orders to provide application services to the U.S. Air Force for a 10-year period under a potential $960 million contract.  program over a 10-year period. The Defense Department said Monday on its website that the Network-Centric Solutions-2 Application Services contract covers sustainment, integration, migration, training, testing and operational and help desk support. Awardees …

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Lockheed Awarded $212M to Maintain Army’s Air Defense Missiles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $212 million contract to support the U.S. Army aviation and missile command’s air defense missile systems. Lockheed will provide maintenance and surveillance services for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 out of its facilities across the U.S., the company said Monday. Lockheed will deliver similar services to …

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Mark Caylor, Stephen Movius Add New Northrop Leadership Roles; Wes Bush Comments

Mark Caylor, a corporate vice president and president for enterprise shared services at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has taken the additional role of chief strategy officer for the company. He adds corporate development and supply chain management to his work responsibilities and will continue to report directly to CEO Wes …

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Raytheon to Build Air Force Decoy Jammer Missile

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will develop the seventh batch of miniature air-launched decoy jammer missile for the U.S. Air Force under an $80 million contract. The company will incorporate data, mission planning, process verification program and flight software systems into the jamming technology, Raytheon said Monday. Raytheon will perform the work at its Tucson, …

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Boeing-Sikorsky Team to Develop ‘Digital Backbone’ for Army Tech Demo Program; Samir Mehta Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a subsidiary of United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) have signed a technology investment agreement with the U.S. Army‘s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate to provide support for the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program. The Boeing-Sikorsky Aircraft team will help to develop the Joint Common Architecture standard for the Army’s JMR TD program as part of the Future Vertical Lift …

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S. Gordon Walsh to Join DynCorp as CEO; Chan Galbato Comments

S. Gordon Walsh, a 16-year veteran of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), will join DynCorp International on July 21 to succeed Steve Gaffney as CEO of the Falls Church, Virginia-based government contractor. Walsh holds more than two decades of leadership experience in the aerospace and defense sectors, DynCorp said Friday. “His …

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AECOM Signs $4B Deal to Buy URS Corp

Engineering design and infrastructure services firm AECOM has agreed to buy URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) for approximately $4 billion in cash and stock, or $56.31 per share, the companies said Sunday. AECOM will also assume URS’ debt and expects to close the acquisition in October, pending regulatory approvals and approval by …

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Air Force Picks 14 Firms for $494M Hosted Payload IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential $494 million contract to 14 companies for products and services to help the government obtain commercial hosting tools for its payloads. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and covers work through Jan. 31, 2029, the Defense Department …

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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks ‘Mature Tech’ for Strike Bomber

The U.S. Air Force has begun scouting for a contractor to develop the service’s new bomber under a program cost cap of $550 million per plane, Military Times reported Thursday. Brian Everstine writes a potential manufacturer will start to build the long-range strike bomber in the spring and the Air …

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