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Aerospace Industry Vet John Elbon Joins ULA as COO; Tory Bruno Comments

John Elbon, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has succeeded Dan Collins as chief operating officer at United Launch Alliance. ULA said Thursday Elbon most recently served as vice president and general manager of the space exploration division at Boeing’s defense, space and security business. In this capacity, he led the …

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Barbara Humpton Appointed Siemens U.S. CEO

The Siemens Corporation announced Thursday that Barbara Humpton, chief executive officer of Siemens Government Technologies, and a four-time Wash100 winner, has been promoted to CEO for the company’s entire U.S. operations. The move takes effect June 1st. “I am honored to work with the 50,000 Siemens employees in the U.S. to address …

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Former Lockheed, Leidos Exec Melanie Heitkamp Named L3 SVP, Chief HR Officer

Melanie Heitkamp, formerly senior vice president of human resources at Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) defense and intelligence group, has been appointed SVP and chief HR officer of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) in a move slated to take effect May 21. L3 said Thursday Heitkamp will succeed the retiring Kevin Weiss and oversee the company’s recruitment …

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NASA Preps Launch of Lockheed-Built Spacecraft for Mars Interior Study

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2018 — A Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) spacecraft is scheduled for launch in May to support a NASA mission that aims to study Mars’ seismic activity and interior components, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Tuesday the InSight lander will lift off on May 5 …

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Lockheed Plans F-35/F-22 Hybrid as Proposed Stealth Fighter to Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is eyeing a hybrid of its F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor fighter jets as its offer to Japan for the country’s potential $40 billion stealth fighter aircraft procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Reuters reported Friday Lockheed had initial discussions with Japanese defense …

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Govini Report: Federal Investment in Space, Hypersonic Tech Hit $83B in FY 2011-2017

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Big Contract Wins & Wash100: The Final Countdown

Weekly Roundup April 16 – April 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Big Contract Wins & Wash100: The Final Countdown     Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO This week saw significant contract activity, such as: Lockheed Martin secures a $928M Air Force contract. General Dynamics Information Technology receives a $300M …

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State Department OKs Potential $1.2B MH-60R Helicopter Sale to Mexico

The State Department has approved a potential $1.20 billion foreign military sale of eight MH-60R multimission helicopters, equipment and support services to Mexico. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) rotary and mission systems business will serve as the principal contractor for the sale meant to help increase Mexico’s threat deterrence and homeland defense capacities, …

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Lockheed Submits Proposal for Follow-On Air Force GPS III Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted its bid for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III Follow On program aimed at developing up to 22 next-generation GPS satellites with anti-jamming capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its proposed GPS III platform includes …

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Raytheon, Navy Test JSOW C Missile on Lockheed’s F-35C Fighter Jet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed developmental tests on the Joint Standoff Weapon C warhead in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and F-35 fighter aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The test looked at the integration of JSOW C, an air-to-ground missile with …

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