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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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November 13th Morning Report: GovCon Index Ends the Week Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

In reviewing last weeks market performance the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week down 0.74 percent from Mondays opening price settling at 107.303. Twenty stocks declined for the week versus ten that advanced. The three major indices all closed mixed on Friday; the S&P500 closed down 0.09 percent to 2,582.30 while …

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General Dynamics Unit to Sustain Control Systems on US, UK Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will help sustain the attack weapon control and fire control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s SSGN guided-missile submarines and the U.K. navy’s SSBN ballistic missile submarines under a $25.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General …

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Raytheon to Conduct Risk Mitigation Work on Australia’s Air Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will support the first phase of an approximately $1.54 billion Australian government program that seeks to build on the country’s air defenses under an estimated $9.3 million contract awarded to the company’s local business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia’s defense …

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Orbital ATK Holds Structural Acceptance Test on Next-Gen Launch Vehicle Component

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed an acceptance test on the structural integrity of a motor composite case for the company’s Next Generation Launch space launch vehicles as it pushes to advance new rocket propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the test …

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Boeing, MDA Load 44th Interceptor Onto Missile Defense System Silo in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the Missile Defense Agency to load the 44th interceptor onto the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system located at Fort Greely in Alaska, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the installation marks the completion of a Defense Department goal …

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Cubic to Continue Maintenance of Compass Transportation System Machines in San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will continue to provide maintenance support for the North County Transit District’s automated ticketing machines and platform validators in San Diego, California, under a $3 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Cubic Transportation Systems will help …

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Deborah Ricci Succeeds Barry Broadus as Constellis CFO

Deborah Ricci, formerly senior vice president of finance and accounting at Constellis, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Reston, Virginia-based risk management and operational support services contractor. Constellis said Thursday Ricci succeeds Barry Broadus and will oversee the company’s financial strategy and operations as CFO. “Debbie is extremely qualified for this …

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ASRC Federal Appoints Military Healthcare Vet Richard Terry to VP, Client Relations Exec Roles; Mark Gray Comments

Richard “Chip” Terry, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and former acting chief information officer of the Military Health System, has been named vice president and client relations executive for federal health and defense programs at ASRC Federal. ASRC Federal said Thursday Terry will lead ASRC Federal’s partnership and customer base growth efforts …

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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector. He will lead NVIDIA’s federal and defense business operations across the region as well as its higher education and research …

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