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Transportation Dept Issues 2 Draft Solicitations for Enterprise IT Shared Services IDIQ

The Transportation Department has released two draft solicitations for a potential seven-year, $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for enterprisewide information technology shared services. A FedBizOpps notice posted June 26 says the Enterprise IT Shared Services contract has a base term of two years that is set to begin on Oct. 1 …

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Air Force Vet Michael Boera Appointed to Leidos VP Post; Gerry Fasano Comments

Michael Boera, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as a vice president and a strategic account executive at the Reston, Va.-based information technology services contractor. The company said Tuesday Boera aims to expand the company’s business relationships with the military service and brings more than 20 years …

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Former Boeing Exec Tom Glaub Named ULA Finance Chief

Tom Glaub, a more than 25-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has joined United Launch Alliance as chief financial officer. He will oversee ULA’s finance organization and its fiscal and fiduciary functions in his new position, the Lockheed Martin (NYSE LMT)-Boeing joint venture said June 28. Glaub most recently served as CFO of the vertical lift …

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Rolls-Royce Gets $420M USAF IDIQ for Aircraft Engine Sustainment Services

Rolls-Royce has received a potential six-year, $420 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain F137 military aircraft engines. The company will maintain, repair and overhaul the engine technology as well as sustaining engineering and program management support, the Defense Department said Tuesday. F137 currently powers USAF’s RQ-4 Global Hawk and the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton …

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Christopher Kubasik: L3 to Continue Investment Strategy After Vertex Aerospace Business Sale

New York-based investment firm American Industrial Partners has closed its purchase of Vertex Aerospace businesses from L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) for approximately $540 million in cash. The transaction initially announced in May is subject to customary adjustments and covers the acquisition of L3’s TCS and Crestview Aerospace business units that operate under the technology contractor’s aerospace …

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Mark Sirangelo Resigns as Sierra Nevada Space Systems Business EVP

Mark Sirangelo, executive vice president for Sierra Nevada Corp.’s space business, stepped down from his role at the company on June 30 citing personal reasons, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. Fatih Ozmen, SNC co-owner and CEO, will lead Sierra Nevada Space Systems on an acting basis until the company finds a replacement …

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Radiant Solutions, Partners to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Radiant Solutions, a subsidiary of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), will work with partners to provide content data management support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Janus Geography program through its position on a potential 10-year, $920 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Maxar said Thursday …

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General Dynamics Completes Installation, Initial Checkout for Space Network Ground System Update; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has completed the installation and initial checkout phase of NASA’s Space Network and Ground Segment Sustainment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it helped the space agency install equipment necessary to update its Space …

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Northrop Begins Full-Rate Production of F-35 Center Fuselage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved to the full-rate production of the center fuselage of the F-35 fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will manufacture the fuselage at a rate of one per day …

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Inmarsat Government’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Funding, Leadership Support Needed to Leverage Comsatcom for National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has urged the administration to support appropriations focused on an integrated satellite communications infrastructure that utilizes commercial technologies in line with national security goals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in …

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