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Ray Ozzie, James Skinner, Robert Bennett Elected to HP Board

Ray Ozzie, former chief technical officer at Microsoft, is among three new appointees to the board of directors at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), All Things Digital reported Monday. Arik Hesseldahl writes HP also named James Skinner, formerly CEO of McDonald’s, and Robert Bennett, former CEO of Liberty Media, to its board. …

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Lockheed Selected for Israel’s $279M Military IT Upgrade; Robert Eastman Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with Bynet Data Communications for a potential $279 million multiple-award contract to modernize the Israeli Defense Ministry’s military intelligence headquarters, the World Tribune reported Sunday. Citing a report from Globes, the publication reports LB Negev, a joint venture of Lockheed and Bynet, will join four other teams …

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Harris Wins Potential $16M Deal to Upgrade Marine Corps Radio Systems

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $16 million contract to provide the Marine Corps with digital radio systems intended to replace the analog devices used in first responder communications. The management and maintenance services contract includes a $6 million task order to upgrade the radios at four stations in Georgia …

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Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP. Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday. “She co-authored …

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Donald Fulop, Suzan Zimmerman Join CACI Business Development Team

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has hired Daniel Fulop, a 20-year veteran of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), and 25-year industry veteran Suzan Zimmerman to the business development team. Fulop was appointed executive vice president for business development and Zimmerman was named senior VP for strategic campaigns, CACI announced Tuesday. Both appointees …

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General Dynamics Combines 2 Combat Systems Business Units

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will consolidate its armament and technical products business into the ordnance and tactical systems business within the combat systems group. Michael Wilson, president of ordnance and tactical systems, will lead the newly-combined organization that will be based in St. Petersburg, Fla., the company said Monday. “In …

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Rick McGeer to Head HP Navy, Marine Corps Tech Promotion

Dr. Rick McGeer, formerly a principal scientist and research manager at HP Labs (NYSE: HPQ), has been appointed to serve as a distinguished technologist for HP Enterprise Services‘ U.S. public sector group. McGeer will focus primarily on the group’s Navy and Marine Corps accounts and promote HP technologies, techniques and approaches to customers, the …

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Deltek Analyzes DoD, OMB Cyber Budget

Deltek has noted discrepancies in the cybersecurity budget request figures of the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget, The Washington Post reported Monday. John Slye, an advisory research analyst at Deltek and author of the report, quoted news reports as saying the Pentagon is seeking $4.6 billion …

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Mark Cleary to Head Northrop Electronic Systems Supply Chain; Gloria Flach Comments

Mark Cleary, a 34-year Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) veteran, has been appointed vice president of supply chain management for the company’s electronic systems sector. His appointment is effective immediately and he will report to Gloria Flach, corporate vice president and president for the electronic systems sector, Northrop said Tuesday. In …

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Report: General Dynamics Close to Saudi Battle Tanks Win

General Dynamics is set to win a contract to deliver an unconfirmed number of battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported Friday. The news agency,  citing German newspaper Handelsblatt, said General Dynamics’ bid beat out Germany-based defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. According to the Handelsblatt’s sources,  the deal involves the purchase of General Dynamics …

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