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GE to Replace, Repair Navy Aircraft Engine Parts Under Potential $630M Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has secured a potential $630.5 million contract to repair or replace components of afterburning turbofan engines that currently power the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F and EA 18G aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Tuesday that GE will also support 773 F414 engine parts as part of the firm-fixed-priced, performance-based logistics …

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Kathy Warden to Succeed Wes Bush as Northrop CEO in 2019

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a three-time Wash100 recipient, has been elected to serve as president and CEO of the company in a move slated to take effect Jan. 1. She will succeed Wes Bush, who will continue to serve as chairman …

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GE Lands $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Support

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $437 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force implement risk reduction methods for a new propulsion technology. The company said Monday GE Aviation collaborated with the service branch in efforts to mature cycle engine technologies and architectures as part of the Adaptive Versatile …

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Robert Swan Named Intel Interim CEO

Robert “Bob” Swan, chief financial officer at Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), has been appointed by the company’s board as interim CEO in a move that takes effect immediately. Intel said Thursday Swan succeeds Brian Krzanich, who resigned after five years at the helm, and will oversee its operations in partnership with the senior leadership …

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State Dept OKs Potential $911M AH-1Z Helicopter Sale to Bahrain

The State Department has approved Bahrain’s request to buy 12 Bell Helicopter-built AH-1Z attack helicopters and related equipment and services through a potential $911.4 foreign military sales agreement. Bell Helicopter and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as prime contractors in the proposed FMS deal in support of Bahrain’s efforts to deter …

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David Calhoun Named Boeing Lead Director, Kenneth Duberstein Nominated for Re-election to Board

David Calhoun, a board member at Boeing (NYSE: BA) since 2009, has been elected to succeed Kenneth Duberstein as lead director of the Chicago, Illinois-based defense and aerospace contractor’s board in a move that takes effect April 30. “Dave is a tremendous asset to Boeing, bringing invaluable skills and experience …

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Northrop Vet Tom Vice Named Aerion President, COO

Tom Vice, formerly president of aerospace systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Reno, Nevada-based Aerion Supersonic as president and chief operating officer. Vice will report to Brian Barents, Aerion chairman and CEO, and oversee the development, certification and delivery of the firm’s AS2 supersonic aircraft, the company …

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GE to Repair, Replace Navy Super Hornet, Growler Engine Components Under $74M Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a six-month, $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support services for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Tuesday that GE will support 773 F414 aircraft engine  components under the firm-fixed-price, performance-based logistics requirements type contract. Ninety-nine percent …

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GE Awarded $380M Army Turbine Engine Recapitalization Support Contract

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation unit has received a potential five-year, $380 million to provide technical, engineering and technical support services for the U.S. Army‘s  T700 turbine engine recapitalization effort. GE Aviation will also overhaul, convert and repair the engine along with modules and identified components in support of Corpus Christi …

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Former USPTO CIO John Owens Joins CGI Federal as Solution Devt Group VP

John Owens, formerly chief information officer at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has joined CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business as vice president of solution development group within the emerging technologies practice. Owens will help lead the development of novel technology platforms that work to help federal agencies implement their …

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