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Michael Meaney Promoted to Northrop Land, Self-Protection Systems VP

Michael Meaney, a 20-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of advanced land and self-protection systems within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will oversee the development of new electronic warfare, tactical information processing, electro-optical/infrared sensor and self-protection technologies for customers’ ground and airborne …

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Gemalto Inks $890M Cash Deal to Buy SafeNet

Online security firm Gemalto has agreed to acquire enterprise data protection technology provider SafeNet from Vector Capital for $890 million in cash. Gemalto expects the SafeNet purchase to close in the fourth quarter of this year and will finance the deal with cash on hand and money under existing credit …

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Jerry Beaman to Lead Kratos’ New Unmanned Systems Division; Eric DeMarco Comments

Jerry Beaman, formerly president of the unmanned combat aerial systems division at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS), has been appointed president of the newly created Kratos Unmanned Systems Division. The company said Thursday that Beaman, a retired U.S. Navy officer, will oversee the company’s programs in the unmanned aerial, seaborne, ground-based, drone and …

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CTC, CSS, URS Land Spots on $78M Navy Industrial Hygiene Testing IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential three-year,  $78, 554, 443 contract to three companies for industrial hygiene testing and monitoring services in support of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Concurrent Technologies Corp., Consolidated Safety Service and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will compete for task orders to perform work …

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Paul Fernandes: STG Extends IT Support at Forts Belvoir, Huachuca

STG has received a one-year, $3.8 million contract to provide IT planning, development, migration, implementation and sustainment support to the chief of staff and assistant chief of staff at the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. Glenn Davis, general manager of STG’s enterprise services sector,  said Thursday that the company has been a NETCOM G-6 …

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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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