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Boeing to Buy Small Satellite Developer Millennium Space Systems; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to purchase El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to broaden its portfolio of space and satellite platforms. Boeing said Thursday it expects the acquisition to conclude by the end of the third quarter of 2018 and will operate …

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David Johnson Named Honeywell Federal Solutions VP

David “DJ” Johnson, an 11-year Honeywell (NYSE: HON) veteran, has been named vice president of the industrial conglomerate’s newly created federal solutions business, GovConWire has learned. He will work through the business’ Washington, D.C.-based office to manage contracts with the Energy Department, National Nuclear Security Agency and other government agencies. HFS …

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HPE Works on Supercomputer to Help Speed Energy R&D Across DOE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is developing a high-performance computing system for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory under a partnership with the Energy Department aimed at accelerating research across DOE agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. HPE said Tuesday the Eagle supercomputer, which will be equipped with Intel’s …

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Peraton’s Reginald Brothers Talks Expectations for Army Futures Command

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — Reginald Brothers, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton, has said the new Army Futures Command could adopt the same accelerated technology development approach as the Defense Innovation Unit as the former ramps up its mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 3. The …

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Leidos Among ‘America’s Best Employers for Women’ in 2018; Ann Addison Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition from Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers for Women,” ranking at No. 4 out of 23 firms in the information technology services category, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 2. The company said Aug. 2 it is also in …

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SPA Australia Ops Manager Named Among IISC’s Top Young Space Professionals; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — A Systems Planning and Analysis operations manager in Australia has been included in the International Institute of Space Commerce’s 35 Under 35 list of top young professionals in the space industry for 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 6. The company said Aug. 3 Mary Hill, head of operations …

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CAE Names New Chairman, Independent Director

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — CAE has named John Manley, a former deputy prime minister of Canada and current president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, as chairman of the board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Manley, who has served as an independent director …

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SAIC Books $255M US Space Systems Engineering Contract; Mark Escobar Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a potential $255 million contract from an undisclosed customer to provide systems engineering and technical assurance services for space-related missions within the continental U.S. The company said Thursday it will develop mission-planning tools with a model-based system engineering platform as part of the contract. …

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CACI Reports 2.6% Revenue Hike, $5.2B in Contract Wins for FY 2018; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) posted $4.46 billion in revenue for the full fiscal year 2018 that ended June 30, up 2.6 percent from $4.35 billion in FY 2017. The company said Wednesday it recorded a net income of $301.2 million for fiscal 2018 and $340.7 million in FY 2018 operating …

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Chemring to Deliver Explosive Detection System Under $93M Army Contract

Chemring‘s sensors and electronic systems business has landed a $92.5 million U.S. Army contract to provide an explosive detection system designed for use on the battlefield. Under the firm-fixed-price contract, the company will deliver Husky Mounted Detection System units, as well as spare and repair parts, to the Army, the …

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