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DynCorp Vet Lou Von Thaer to Succeed Jeff Wadsworth as Battelle President, CEO

Lou Von Thaer, who has been CEO of DynCorp International since July 2015, will join Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit research and development company Battelle as president and CEO on Oct. 1. He will succeed the retiring Jeff Wadsworth, who will continue to provide assistance during the transition period and perform consulting work …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s $1.3B Modified Gulfstream Aircraft Purchase Request

The State Department has approved Australia’s request to buy up to five units of modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft from the U.S. under a potential $1.3 billion foreign military sales agreement. Australia seeks to procure Gulfstream G550 planes that have been modified to integrate airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare mission systems as well …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $203M for Design Support on Navy Columbia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $203.1 million contract modification to increase design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The service branch awarded the modification as part of the Navy and the U.K.’s joint Common Missile Compartment program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Pentagon issued …

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General Dynamics Awarded $250M to Modify, Sustain Army SIGINT Platform

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) missions systems business has secured a five-year, $250 million contract to modify, test and sustain a ground-based system the U.S. Army uses to obtain tactical signals intelligence. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide training services for the Prophet system under the hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract. Prophet offers force …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Wins Potential $106M Navy Ship Dry-Docking Maintenance Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a potential $106 million contract from the U.S. Navy to carry out the fiscal 2017 dry-docking phased maintenance availability of the USS Makin Island amphibious assault ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday that General Dynamics’ NASSCO business will perform ship maintenance, modernization and repair services …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Produce Additional Columbia-Class Submarine Missile Tubes for $96M

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a $95.6 million contract modification to manufacture 17 tactical missile tubes for the U.S. Navy‘s future Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The Defense Department said Friday the modification will support the joint U.S.-U.K. Common Missile Compartment program and includes foreign military sales to U.K. Work …

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10 Companies Land $231M Contract Spots to Support Army Combined Arms Center

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential five-year, $231 million contract that covers non-personal services for the Army Combined Arms Center. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will vie for task orders to help CAC develop and produce training and education strategies, scientific human subject studies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and …

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UK Awards $412M Contract to General Dynamics for Tactical Comm & Info System Development

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) U.K. arm has received a potential $411.8 million contract from the British defense ministry to design and develop a tactical communication and information system. The award is the first contract issued under the MORPHEUS program that aims to modernize the command-and-control networks of the U.K.’s armed forces, General Dynamics said …

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Army Picks General Dynamics, US Ordnance for Shared $221M Machine Gun Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary and U.S. Ordnance have secured positions on a potential six-year, $221 million contract to provide flexible and fixed variations of a machine gun system to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday that U.S. Ordnance and General Dynamics’ ordnance and tactical systems business will supply the military …

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General Dynamics Vet Jeff Bohling Joins Vencore as Civilian & Defense Group SVP, GM

Jeff Bohling, formerly vice president and general manager of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has joined Vencore as senior VP and GM of the Chantilly, Virginia-based firm’s civilian and defense business group. He will oversee the group’s business operations and expansion initiatives in the civilian and defense markets, Vencore said Thursday. “With his combination …

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