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State Department OKs India’s Request for $930M in Apache Weapons, Equipment

The State Department has approved a potential $930 million foreign military sale of weapons, support equipment and services for six AH-64E Apache helicopters the Indian government intends to buy through a direct commercial sale transaction. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Longbow — a joint venture between Lockheed and Northrop …

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Cubic Adds Transport, Aviation Vet Jeffrey Blakeman to VP Role; Anshooman Aga Comments

Jeffrey Blakeman, formerly vice president of operations at Bombardier‘s transportation business in the Americas region, has been named vice president of manufacturing and procurement at Cubic (NYSE: CUB). His appointment is effective July 2 and he will succeed the retiring Dave Lapczynski, who will remain with Cubic in an executive advisory role, the …

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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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Three industry partners to help Lockheed on Navy’s MQ-25 tanker drone offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Triumph Aerostructures will help on its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based aerial tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. GE and United Technologies will respectively provide …

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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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AECOM Design & Consulting Services Gets New Leader for Environmental Health & Safety Mgmt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has hired former General Electric executive Kristin Morico to serve as strategic executive director for environmental health and safety management within the company’s design and consulting services organization, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Morico, who was the leader of global environmental …

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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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