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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to rewrite the 5000.02 acquisition …

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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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McAleese and Associates: Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, Ryan McCarthy on Army’s Multidomain Ops Concept

McAleese and Associates, a consulting firm, released a report on key takeaways from a discussion hosted by the Center for a New American Security with Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley of Army Futures Command on the service’s multidomain operations concept and modernization plans. Wesley discussed the …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force Execs Talk Prototyping, Agile Software Dev’t at AFA Symposium

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speeches of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, at an Air Force Association symposium that kicked off Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Wilson discussed the need for the service to dominate time, space …

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McAleese & Associates: BAE’s US Electronic Systems Sector Posted 14% Growth in 2018 Sales

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says BAE Systems’ U.S. electronic systems sector saw its 2018 sales rise 14 percent to $5.3B with 15.3 percent sector operating margin and operating profit of $809M. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote BAE’s U.S. arm attributed …

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McAleese & Associates: Investors Expect HII to Hit 10% Shipbuilding Margins in 2019

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says investors expect Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to return to 10 percent shipbuilding operating margins in 2019. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report the figure could be driven by five ship deliveries this …

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McAleese & Associates: Service Secretaries Talk Readiness, Priorities at CSIS Event

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted discussion held Friday with the secretaries of military branches about the state of their services and priorities. Army Secretary Mark Esper said the service works to build up readiness recovery through 2022 before …

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McAleese & Associates: General Dynamics Projects 2019 CapEx to Rise to $1.2B Driven by Submarine Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) posted $36.2B in full-year 2018 sales, up 17 percent from the previous year. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that the increase was primarily driven by $3.7B in …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Recorded $42.4B in 2018 Total Backlog

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its 2018 bookings jump 16 percent to $32.2B, which resulted in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that Raytheon posted a total backlog of …

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McAleese & Associates: Northrop Posts 16% Sales Growth Driven by Aerospace, Innovation Systems Segments

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report that provides an overview of the financial performance of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) during the fourth quarter and full year 2018. Northrop saw its 2018 sales jump 16 percent to $30B driven by sales growth at its innovation systems business and …

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