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Robert Lightfoot to Join Lockheed’s Space Business as Strategy, BD VP; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Robert Lightfoot, former acting administrator of NASA, has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space segment in a move that will take effect May 6. He will oversee new business strategy, technology concepts and strategic planning activities for the space business area, …

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BAE Vet Jeff McCray to Lead HII’s Australian Office as Business Devt VP; Mike Smith Comments

Jeff McCray, former vice president of international business development at BAE Systems, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to serve in the same role and lead a new office that HII will open in Canberra, Australia. He will report to Mike Smith, executive VP for strategy and development at HII, …

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BAE Wins $134 Million Howitzer Task Order

BAE Systems has been selected by the Defense Department to provide lightweight M777 howitzers to begin equipping the U.S. Army infantry brigade combat teams. The $134 million task order is scheduled to be completed in Oct. 2013. “This latest order reinforces the system’s credentials while continuous development of sub-system enhancements …

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BAE Wins Weapons Deal from Sweden, Norway

BAE Systems has been awarded a $200m contract to provide series production of 48 Archer 155mm self-propelled artillery gun systems and their associated ammunition handling systems for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces. The first operational systems are expected to be delivered in October 2011 and production will continue over …

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