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HPE, Microsoft Vet Frank Vella Joins Information Builders as COO

Frank Vella, formerly chief revenue officer at BlueJeans Network, has joined New York-based business intelligence and analytics platforms provider Information Builders as chief operating officer. Vella will collaborate with Information Builders’ executive group to seek new market opportunities, support expansion efforts and create growth strategies, the company said Monday. His appointment …

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GE Lands Potential $643M Air Force FMS Contract for Aircraft Engines, Spares

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential seven-year, $643 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and spares to three foreign military sales clients. The Defense Department said Thursday GE will also provide updated engine monitoring system computers, over-and-above repair services for government-furnished properties …

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GE Awarded $84M Army Helicopter Engine Upgrade Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has been awarded an $84.1 million contract for overhaul and modernization of engines for two kinds of U.S. Army helicopter platform. The company will update T700 series engines for the service branch’s Black Hawk attack helicopters and Apache utility helicopters under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army …

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State Dept OKs $575M UH-1Y Helicopter Sale to Czech Republic

The State Department has cleared Czech Republic’s request to buy 12 UH-1Y utility helicopters and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $575 million foreign military sales agreement. Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as principal contractors in the proposed FMS transaction …

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Northrop Appoints Kathy Warden COO, 3 Corporate VPs in Series of Exec Moves

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has made a series of leadership changes after Chief Operating Officer Gloria Flach and Sid Ashworth, corporate vice president for government relations, announced plans to retire by the end of December. Kathy Warden, corporate VP and president of Northrop’s mission systems business, will transition to new …

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State Dept OKs Potential $5.23B Boeing Super Hornet Aircraft Sale to Canada

The State Department has approved Canada’s request to buy Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $5.23 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will serve as principal contractors …

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GE Secures $92M Contract Option for Navy F/A-18E/F Aircraft Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to provide 24 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines for installation into the service branch’s F/A-18E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Naval Air Systems Command will obligate the full amount of the exercised option from the …

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IAP, DynCorp Vet Doug Kitani Joins Erickson as CEO

Doug Kitani, formerly CEO and a director of IAP Worldwide Services, has joined Erickson as CEO of the Portland, Oregon-based transport aircraft manufacturing company. Erickson said Thursday Kitani previously led portfolio strategies and corporate development efforts at logistics services contractor DynCorp. He also held general management positions at Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and General …

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Boeing Wins $409M IDIQ Spot Under AF Thermal, Power, Controls Research Program

The U.S. Air Force has selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) as the latest awardee under a potential $409 million contract to help the military branch  develop thermal, power and controls systems for air platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will participate in the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program that covers applied research …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Executive Movement in the GovCon Industry

Weekly Roundup July 17 – July 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Several executive moves this summer look to make a significant splash across the GovCon community. Last Friday, Battelle’s Board of Directors announced that Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer had been selected …

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