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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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AECOM Promotes Fred Werner as President of Major Pursuits; Michael Burke Comments

Fred Werner, formerly president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) design and consulting services group in the Americas, will assume a new role as president of major pursuits in line with the company’s strategy. The global infrastructure firm said Monday the appointment is part of efforts to build a diversified executive leadership team that …

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Lockheed Integrates Updated Comms Satellite for Saudi Customers; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of an updated A2100 communications satellite for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology organization in Saudi Arabia, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “We’ve modeled this activity in our virtual reality lab hundreds of times, but this is …

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Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Among Parsons Executives at MIT Industrial Liaison Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Parsons led a kickoff meeting of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Industrial Liaison Program in June as part of efforts to build relationships between MIT and global companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its federal, infrastructure and Middle East-Africa business units will work to monitor …

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Raytheon Eyes Defense Tech Development, Capability Building in Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with state-owned Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company to pursue joint defense and technology development projects in areas such as smart munitions and defense systems cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. defense contractor said Saturday it will also …

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Talel Kamel, Bernard Bouillaud Appointed to Rockwell Collins Director Roles

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has named Talel Kamel as managing director of the avionics manufacturer’s operations in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa and appointed Bernard Bouillaud as sales director for the same regions. The company said Sunday it made the two leadership appointments as part of efforts to expand regional presence and help strengthen …

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Ian Bell, Marc-Olivier Sabourin Take New Leadership Roles at CAE’s Defense & Security Segment

Ian Bell, formerly head of the Europe/Middle East/Africa region at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has been named vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East within the Montreal, Quebec-based company’s defense and security segment. CAE also appointed Marc-Olivier Sabourin, formerly regional operations director and deputy general manager for the firm’s Europe …

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Retired Navy Officer Gary Rosholt Joins L3 as VP for Mideast Operations; Michael Strianese Comments

Gary Rosholt, a retired U.S. Navy rear admiral and former U.S. Special Operations Command Central deputy commanding general, has joined L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) as vice president for Middle East operations. He will be oversee L3’s business across Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other locations in the Middle East and help explore new …

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Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017: More Clues to Defense’s 2017 Market Picture & more

Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This first full week back to work for us after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season also happens to represent the last one before President-elect …

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Deloitte: Global Aerospace & Defense Revenues to Grow 2% in 2017

A new Deloitte study forecasts the global aerospace and defense industry’s overall revenue to grow 2 percent in 2017. Tom Captain, Deloitte global aerospace and defense leader,  said Monday sales in the defense sub-sector could expand 3.2 percent this year after multi-year declines in revenue on growth in U.S. security spending and higher military …

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