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Sean Stackley Promoted to Lead L3’s New Comms & Networked Systems Segment; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

Sean Stackley, formerly corporate vice president for strategic advanced programs and technology at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has been named corporate senior VP and president of the company’s newly created communications and networked systems segment. He succeeds Andrew Ivers, a 13-year L3 veteran who is set to retire by the end of …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 28 – June 1, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Platform Companies: A May Overview As we look back at May, I’d like to highlight some …

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Former Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley Joins L3 in Corporate VP Role

Sean Stackley, former acting secretary of the U.S. Navy, has been appointed corporate vice president for strategic advanced programs and technology at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL). L3 said Monday Stackley will report to Heidi Wood, senior VP for corporate strategy and technology, and oversee growth strategies intended to synchronize the company’s technology …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Public-to-Private Sector Executive Moves of the Summer

Weekly Roundup September 4 – September 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a quick look at the public-to-private sector executive moves over the past few months. A number of high …

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Navy Secretary Nominee Spencer Downplays 355-Ship Fleet, Touts Unmanned Systems

Navy Secretary nominee Richard  Spencer downplayed President Donald Trump’s proposal of a 355-ship fleet, up from the current 276 number, while emphasizing that capability of weapons systems are paramount, Breaking Defense reported. The Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson has assessed that the Navy requires 355 ships, and he issued a …

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Senate, House Disagree on Creation of U.S. Space Corps, NDAA Priorities

The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment that would have halted the creation of a U.S. Space Corps and instead moved forward with the provision as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed late Wednesday night. The provision creates a separate military branch for space …

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Report: Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of U.S. Troops to Afghanistan

The Department of Defense is planning to send between 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, reports CBS News. An announcement on the exact number from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected in the next few days or weeks. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has said that he …

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Mattis: ‘No Enemy’ ‘Has Done More Harm’ to Military than Sequestration

“For all the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm to the readiness of our military than sequestration,” said Defense Secretary James Mattis, a 40 year Marine veteran commander, who argued that it will “require years …

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Former Senator Kelly Ayotte Named BAE Systems Inc. Board Member; Michael Chertoff Comments

Kelly Ayotte, former senator for New Hampshire and chairperson of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s readiness and management support panel, has joined the board of directors of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. The company said Friday Ayotte will serve a three-year term on the board. “Sen. Ayotte brings valuable skills and experience honed by …

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Lt. Gen. Nakasone: U.S. Has Improved Fight Against ISIS Online

The U.S. military has improved its counter-fight against ISIS’s cyber operations in the last six months, the commanding general of Army Cyber Command Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone said this week. “I think what we are learning is in terms of being able to counter a message, being able to attack a brand …

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