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Northrop Taps Brian Kim, Jack Dorsett for Chief Executive Roles in East Asia

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed former Boeing (NYSE: BA) executive Brian Kim as chief executive for South Korea and former Northrop information systems executive Jack Dorsett as CEO for Japan. Northrop said Monday Kim will oversee the company’s programs, growth strategies and business relationship with South Korea beginning Feb. 2. He worked for five …

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Hughes to Continue SATCOM Work for GSA Distance Learning Program

Hughes Network Systems will continue to provide its satellite-based technical services for the General Services Administration’s government distance learning program, GCN reported Monday. Kathleen Hickey writes Hughes will help install and maintain a one-way video and two-way audio network for students in the U.S. and the Caribbean region to connect with …

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John Moberly Named Senior Director at Hughes Network Systems; Rick Lober Comments

John Moberly, previously chief of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the office of undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in the space and intelligence office, has been appointed senior director at Hughes Network Systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategy and business development of Hughes’ …

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CIO Rebecca Rhoads Adds Global Business Services President Role at Raytheon; William Swanson Comments

Rebecca Rhoads,  chief information officer and a vice president at Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), has added the role of president of Raytheon’s global business services group. Rhoads will oversee related Raytheon operations across supply chain management, finance, information technology, human resources and advanced media services,  Raytheon said Friday. Rhaods will be …

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Andy Zirkelbach Named Wyle Corporate Contracts VP

Andy Zirkelbach, a 20-year veteran of the government contracting, aerospace and defense industries, has joined Wyle as corporate vice president of contracts. Zirkelbach brings experience in practicing for law firms and has worked for aerospace companies such as Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for more than 15 years, Wyle said Wednesday. …

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DISA, GSA Hand Down $2.6B SATCOM IDIQ; David Simpson Comments

Eight companies won positions on a potential five-year, $2.6 billion commercial satellite services contract vehicle managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency and General Services Administration. DISA said awardees will compete for task orders to provide agencies satellite bandwidth, teleport access, network management, equipment and engineering support. The Custom Satellite …

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Hughes Names CenturyLink Vet Gene Caffrey a North American Govt Sales Lead

Hughes Network Systems has appointed Eugene “Gene” Caffrey a sales director for the company’s North American government solutions group, the company announced Thursday. He will be responsible for several federal accounts and Midwest regional sales. The 16-year government market veteran understands how agencies adapt to policy and technology changes while …

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Hughes Hired by DoD to Run Satellite Study

Hughes Network Systems secured a $495, 000 contract from the Defense Department to run an architectural study of commercial communications satellite systems capabilities. According to the firm, “the report, which will focus on meeting the future tactical communications-on-the-move needs of the U.S. military, is expected to be delivered to the …

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Hughes Rolls Out Managed Network Solutions for Fed Market

Hughes has opened its managed network services portfolio to federal government agencies. The firm will now be able to deliver a national managed broadband network, including voice, video, and data solutions for federal agency operations around the country. “Federal agencies depend on their networks in order to meet their missions, …

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Hughes Books Lucrative Recovery Act Broadband Program Contract

Hughes Network Systems (NASDAQ: HUGH) won a $58.7 million to provide high-speed satellite Internet service under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and administered  by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS). According to the firm, “this award is part of the government’s investments in broadband projects …

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