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Army Vet Ole Knudson Joins Orbital ATK as Precision Weapons Segment Senior Director

Ole Knudson, a retired U.S. Army major general and former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, has been named senior director of precision weapons at Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) armament systems division. Orbital ATK said Monday the more than three-decade Army and MDA veteran will lead the company’s efforts to design, build and produce precision …

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Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017: STG Starts Next Chapter w/ Intell-Focused Buy & more

Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson STG Group announced the next step in its journey as a publicly-traded government contractor this week with its first acquisition since the company started to offer its shares …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Agrees to Buy L3’s Coleman Aerospace Subsidiary; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) has agreed to acquire L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Coleman Aerospace business for $15 million cash in a push to expand the former’s systems engineering and mission analysis expertise. Coleman Aerospace will be renamed “Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc.” upon closure of the deal and is forecast to generate nearly $40 million in …

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Chenega Elevates 14-Year Company Vet Tim Lamb to Security Business Unit President

Tim Lamb, president of physical security and fire protection services contractor Chenega Infinity, will transition into a new role of president for Chenega Corp.’s security strategic business unit in July to succeed the retiring Paul Raggio. At that time, Lamb will hold management and oversight responsibilities for seven Chenega-owned businesses: Chenega …

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Quantum Research International Appoints James Lackey, Brad Kettner to Lead Defense Programs

Quantum Research International has appointed two former military service officers to lead company businesses that support defense programs. Quantum said James Lackey, former executive director of the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, has joined the company as senior vice president and defense systems group manager. Brad Kettner, …

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Lockheed Continues Mentorship of Accurate Machine and Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) continues to mentor Accurate Machine and Tool under the Defense Department‘s Mentor-Protege Program to develop the small business’ efforts to support more customers and pursue opportunities in the public sector as a prime contractor, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday it received a three-year …

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Paul Gierow, Roark McDonald Take New Leadership Roles at Cubic’s Mission Solutions Division

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has promoted Paul Gierow to vice president for technology at the Cubic Mission Solutions division and Roark McDonald to VP and general manager of GATR Technologies, a business within the CMS division. Gierow will be responsible for driving and aligning CMS’ innovation and technology development efforts with the organization’s overall growth strategy,  Cubic said Wednesday. …

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Torch Technologies Lands $63M Test Provisioning Support Contract With MDA

Torch Technologies has won a potential five-year, $62.8 million contract to provide advisory and assistance services for the Missile Defense Agency’s test provisioning process. The company will perform engineering support for flight and ground tests, test infrastructure and advance technology under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will occur in …

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MDA Modification Brings Lockheed Aegis BMD Contract Value to $2.4B

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a two-year, $204.3 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide support services for baseline 5.1 of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system under increment 2 development phase. The modification brings the total contract value to $2.4 billion and also covers adaptation …

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General Atomics to Help MDA Develop, Test MQ-9 RPA Laser Tracker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2016 — The Missile Defense Agency has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems a $9.6 million contract to design, build and test an MQ-9 Reaper precision tracking system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company aims to demonstrate a flight representative laser with beam train optics in an …

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