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ManTech Acquires QinetiQ’s Security and Intelligence Solutions Business for $60M; George Pedersen Comments

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) has struck a deal to acquire the assets of QinetiQ North America’s Security and Intelligence Solutions (S&IS) business for $60 million. S&IS holds a prime spot on the Missile Defense Agency Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) contract (Functional Group 6), a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with …

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Defense Victories for Lockheed Martin, L-3 and QinetiQ

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $34, 462, 741 contract which will procure Paveway II laser-guided bomb computer control groups (seekers) and GBU-12 air foil groups (tail kits).  At this time, the entire amount has been obligated.  OO-ALC-GHGKB, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, …

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QinetiQ Picks Up Navy Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “QinetiQ North America is being awarded a $25, 253, 501 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) production systems, depot-level repair parts, spare kits, and approved accessories for the Army.  The MTRS is a small robotic vehicle used by …

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BAE-Northrop GCV Team Add QinetiQ, Saft

BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman named new members QinetiQ NA and Saft to their GCV team in a bid for the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) competition. “We have built a team that has extensive experience and innovation in the development and production of combat systems and subsystems, ” …

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QinetiQ Team Earns Sir Arthur Clarke Award

QinetiQ’s ion propulsion team has been named “team of the year” for its outstanding contribution to space exploration at the recent Sir Arthur Clarke awards. The award comes at the end of a landmark year for the QinetiQ ion propulsion team which saw the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) GOCE Spacecraft …

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QinetiQ Names Admiral Burnell-Nugent to Non-Executive Director Post

QinetiQ Group plc appointed Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB, CBE, ADC, to the position of independent non-executive director to the QinetiQ Board. According to QinetiQ: “Admiral Burnell-Nugent commanded the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible and three other ships and submarines during a 37 year career in the Royal Navy which culminated …

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QinetiQ to create new role of Group Safety Director

Yesterday, April 1, 2010, QinetiQ confirmed the creation of a new role of Group Safety Director. This is due to the recommendations of Sir Robert Nelson’s independent review regarding the Haddon-Cave Report. The following were the two tasks set out for Sir Robert Nelson: to look back and analyze the …

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QinetiQ NA Names Jeffrey Beck CFO, Technology Solutions Group

QinetiQ North America has named Jeffrey R. Beck Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of its Technology Solutions Group. Most recently, Beck was executive vice president, CFO and treasurer of STG, Inc., where he was responsible for the overall leadership of all financial, legal, contract, human resource and infrastructure departments for the …

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QinetiQ Satellite Begins Sending Back Images of Sun

To celebrate the successful beginning of the Proba-2 satellite, the first images of the Sun captured by the equipment, constructed by Verhaert Space, a QinetiQ company, were unveiled Tuesday at a European Space Agency (ESA). Proba-2, launched on 2 November 2009, is one of the smallest satellites ever to be …

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QinetiQ Product Helps Secure Airports

QinetiQ is making a desired national security goal a reality with their North American division’s creation of “Standoff Passive Object Detection System (SPO-7), calling it an “integral part of achieving a sustained, layered mix of systems that addresses threats before they reach screening checkpoints.” The SPO-7 is designed for use …

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