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General Dynamics Receives $67M Order for Armored Carriers

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary will build 32 armored personnel carriers for the Peruvian Marines under a $67 million contract awarded by Peru’s defense ministry. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada expects deliveries of the amphibious light armored vehicles to begin in mid-2015, General Dynamics said Thursday. The Canadian business will …

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Raytheon Issues Dividend to Shareholders

The board of directors at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 61 cents per share on the company’s common stock. Raytheon said Wednesday that stockholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1 will receive the dividend Oct 30. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense firm …

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PV Puvvada Named Unisys Federal Systems Acting President

Ted Davies will leave Unisys (NYSE: UIS) on Friday after serving as president of the company’s federal systems unit for six years, Washington Technology reported Tuesday. A company spokesperson confirmed Davies’ planned departure but said that Davies has not disclosed where he is heading next, according to the report by …

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BAE Wins $40M Contract For Common Missile Warning System Hardware; Bill Staib Comments

BAE Systems has won several contracts totaling $40 million to supply the U.S. Army with the Common Missile Warning System‘s third-generation configuration as part of a larger $496 million order for 1, 300 Gen3 systems. “As a result of these contracts, we’ll continue to deliver Gen3 systems in support of U.S. Army and foreign military …

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Tameika Hollis Named EM&L VP for Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector

Tameika Hollis, an 11-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president for engineering, manufacturing and logistics within the firm’s electronic systems segment. Her promotion is effective immediately and she will oversee EM&L-related functions in the organization’s advanced concepts and technologies division, Northrop said Tuesday. She …

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Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made …

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Jeff Storey: Level 3 Reorganizes Leadership Team Following TW Telecom Buy

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will expand its senior management team upon the closing of its acquisition deal with tw telecom. Jeff Storey, Level 3 president and CEO, said Tuesday the expanded leadership team will be made-up of executives who will aim to help the combined business grow in the enterprise …

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Greg Hill to Lead Chertoff Group’s New Texas Offices; Chad Sweet Comments

Greg Hill, a principal at The Chertoff Group, has been appointed to manage operations at the company’s newly opened offices in Austin and Houston. He brings knowledge of modern security threats as well as experience in business leadership and advisory to his new position, CEO and co-founder Chad Sweet said …

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CH2M Hill CEO Jacqueline Hinman to Add Chairman of the Board Title

Jacqueline Hinman, president and CEO of CH2M Hill since January, has been elected to succeed retiring Chairman Lee McIntire, the Denver Business Journal reported Monday. Mark Harden writes that McIntire intends to retire from the board of directors as of Sept. 18. “It has been a privilege for me to …

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Kimberly Admire to Lead SAIC’s Human Resources Office; Tony Moraco Comments

Kimberly Admire, formerly vice president of culture, diversity and equal opportunity programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take the chief human resources officer role at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). She will succeed Brian Keenan, who served in that role since 2007, beginning Aug. 11, SAIC said Monday. …

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