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UK Taps Leidos to Run Military Logistics Program; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been selected to run the U.K. defense ministry’s logistics commodities and services program for 13 years. The company will perform warehousing procurement services and stock control of food, clothing, general and medical supplies, storage and distribution, the British government said Thursday. The ministry will conclude the deal once requirements in …

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Mark Sopp to Retire as Leidos CFO; Roger Krone Comments

Mark Sopp, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, plans to retire from Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) as chief financial officer later this year. He will remain in service until the company finds a successor to the role and afterward will serve as adviser for the transition phase and other …

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SAIC Founder Robert Beyster Dies at Age 90

Dr. Robert Beyster, the iconic founder of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) and a legend in the GovCon sector, died Monday morning of natural causes at age 90, the family said on Beyster’s personal blog Monday. Beyster founded SAIC in 1969 as an employee-owned company and it has since grown to a …

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The Deals, Moves and Shakeups That Drove GovCon in 2014

EDITORS NOTE: The piece below is a special edition of the Weekly Roundup newsletter written by Jim Garrettson, president and founder of this website’s parent company Executive Mosaic, to recap the biggest stories in the GovCon sector for 2014. In this year-end issue, Jim wraps up the year with a …

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Boeing Vet Roger Krone to Join Leidos as CEO; John Jumper to Remain Chairman

Roger Krone, president of the network and space systems business unit at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for nearly six years, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as CEO on July 14 to succeed the retiring John Jumper, Leidos said Tuesday. This announcement comes nearly five months after Jumper announced his plans to …

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Roger Krone: Boeing Sees Continued Int’l SATCOM Market Demand as Air Force Eyes 2 More WGS Satellites

Boeing (NYSE: BA) could receive an additional order for two communications satellites from the U.S. Air Force and that purchase would be backed by international partners, Space News reported Thursday. Mike Gruss writes the seventh Wideband Global Satcom satellite is scheduled for launch in 2015 while development of WGS-9 is underway …

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Jim Chilton Named Boeing Defense Systems Head, Greg Hyslop Tech Research VP; Roger Krone Comments

Jim Chilton, Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) former vice president and program manager for exploration launch systems, has been appointed vice president and general manager of strategic missile and defense systems. The 29-year company veteran will succeed Greg Hyslop, who will serve as VP and GM of research and technology, Boeing said …

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Boeing Forms New C4ISR Division; Roger Krone Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced the formation of a new electronic and mission systems division that will align the company’s C4ISR efforts. Terry Collins, vice president and general manager of Boeing’s Argon ST subsidiary, will lead the division, which will operate within Boeing’s network and space systems unit. Its headquarters will be …

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Boeing Makes BD Leadership Additions at Defense, Space & Security Unit; Roger Krone Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) made three additions to its business development team within its Defense, Space & Security business unit. Tom Bell will serve as vice president of strategic development for BDS, Bill Bonadio is now vice president of Business Development for Network and Space Systems.  Jeff Kohler becomes vice president …

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Boeing to Acquire Narus, Announces Tender Offer for Argon ST; Roger Krone Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has an agreement to purchase Narus, a network traffic and analytics software designed to defend cyber attacks and persistent threats aimed at large Internet Protocol networks. “This acquisition is another step forward in our strategy to develop integrated solutions for better network visibility, threat detection, and cybersecurity, …

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