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Thomas Seifert Appointed Symantec EVP, CFO; Steve Bennett Comments

Thomas Seifert, formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer at wireless services firm Brightstar, will join Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) as EVP and CFO on March 17. He is also a former CFO at Advanced Micro Devices. was and also held the chief accounting officer and interim CEO roles there, Symantec said Monday. Steve Bennett,  Symantec president …

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Former Va. Technology Secretary Don Upson Joins Razorsight’s Advisory Board; Charlie Thomas Comments

Don Upson, chief operating officer at Unicom Government and chairman of CES Government, has joined Razorsight Corp.’s board of advisers. Upson has spent more than 30 years in senior industry and government positions focusing on management, acquisition and applying technology to address government challenges,  Razorsight said Tuesday. His public sector stops …

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Kyle Scott Joins Telos ID as Strategy, Business Development VP

Kyle Scott, a former director of business development and program manager at QinetiQ North America, has been named vice president of strategy and business development for Telos Identity Management Solutions. He holds 16 years of experience in leading strategic partnerships with customers in the defense, intelligence and civilian markets, Telos …

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Greg Hill Named Chertoff Group Principal; Michael Chertoff, Chad Sweet Comment

Greg Hill, formerly chief of staff at the House Homeland Security Committee, has been named principal at The Chertoff Group and partner at TCG Capital Partners,  the security advisory company’s investment vehicle. Hill will provide clients with advice on business growth and expansion strategy in the national security market and support threat identification and reduction …

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Ian Irving: Northrop Targets Australian Market Growth with Qantas Defence Buy

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) Australian subsidiary has acquired Qantas Defence Services Pty Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. Qantas has been renamed Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services Pty Ltd. within Northrop Grumman Australia and will coordinate with Northrop’s logistics and modernization division, Northrop said Thursday. Ian Irving, Northrop chief executive for …

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Richard Montoni: Maximus Targets $200M in Annual Revenue From Affordable Care Act Work

Maximus Inc. (NYSE: MMS) booked $1.3 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2013 as the company worked to help individuals apply for health plan through the federal government’s ObamaCare program, Investor’s Business Daily reported Thursday. Marie Beerens writes 65 percent of that revenue came from the health services business and …

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Raytheon to Update NOAA Satellite Ground System for $185M; Lynn Dugle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $185 million contract modification to update a common ground system for three National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration environmental satellites. The company will refresh ground station technology for the Joint Polar Satellite System, which works to gather weather and storm data from polar-orbiting spacecraft, Raytheon …

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Cubic Acquires Software, Gaming Firm Intific; Dave Schmitz Comments

Cubic Corp.  (NYSE: CUB) has acquired Intific Inc. for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at extending the company’s reach into the cybersecurity, game-based service and transportation training markets. Intific will operate within the Cubic Defense Systems business unit, Cubic said Monday. Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Systems, …

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Daniel Akerson, Former GM CEO, Joins Lockheed Board of Directors

Daniel Ackerson, former chairman and CEO of General Motors (NYSE: GM) has joined the board of directors at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). He is a former board member at American Express and AOL Time Warner, Lockheed announced Thursday. Akerson has held the chairman, CEO and president roles at companies such as …

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ATA Wins $60M Deal to Support Air Force Research Lab; Dan Gillings Comments

Applied Technology Associates has secured a $60 million contract from the spacecraft technology division of the Air Force Research Laboratory‘s Space Vehicles Directorate to support the preparation of its spacecraft technologies for defensive space control,  responsive space and other missions. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract involves research, engineering and subsystem development and experimentation activities, from …

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