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Textron Completes Howe & Howe Purchase; Lisa Atherton Quoted

Textron (NYSE: TXT) closed its acquisition of Waterboro, Maine-based robotic ground vehicle maker Howe & Howe Technologies on Dec. 17, Defense News reported Thursday. Textron announced its intent to buy Howe & Howe in October 2018 in a push to expand its autonomous technology offerings across land, air and maritime domains. Lisa Atherton, president and …

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Textron to Buy Howe & Howe in Autonomous Vehicle Market Push; Lisa Atherton Quoted

Textron (NYSE: TXT) is acquiring Waterboro, Maine-based robotic ground vehicle manufacturer Howe & Howe Technologies for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand autonomous technology offerings across land, sea and air domains. The industrial conglomerate said Thursday Howe & Howe’s vehicles and applications will complement its portfolio of unmanned platforms, control systems …

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Textron Vet Brian Sinkiewicz Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Airborne Solutions SVP

Brian Sinkiewicz, former senior vice president and general manager of Textron Systems‘  (NYSE: TXT) weapon and sensor systems business, has been named SVP of airborne solutions at Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. He will oversee performance, customer engagement and growth efforts for Elbit Systems of America‘s portfolio of airborne products designed for U.S. and international defense …

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Textron Systems to Build Strike Force Vehicles for Army Under $333M Contract

A business unit of Textron Systems (NYSE: TXT) has received a potential seven-year, $332.9 million contract to manufacture 255 mobile strike force vehicles for the U.S. Army. Textron’s marine and land systems business will also provide fielding hardware to the service branch and deploy field representatives to support deprocessing of systems, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Boeing Joins $499M Air Force Vehicle R&D Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a position under the U.S. Air Force‘s potential eight-year, $499 million contract to research and develop aerospace vehicle technologies. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program from a company facility in Hazelwood, Missouri, through Aug. 31, 2025. The …

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USAF Adds Textron Subsidiary, General Atomics to $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

A Textron Systems (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary and a General Atomics business unit have won spots on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force research and develop aerospace vehicle platforms for warfighters. AAI Corp. and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will perform work at their respective facilities in Maryland …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recently Recognized Female Executive Moves

Weekly Roundup July 31 – August 04 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Over the past two months there have been a considerable number of female executive moves in the GovCon industry. These changes in leadership will stand to have a lasting …

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Lisa Atherton Succeeds Ellen Lord as Textron Systems President, CEO

Lisa Atherton, formerly executive vice president of military business at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has been appointed president and CEO of Textron Systems. She replaces Ellen Lord, who will be nominated by President Donald Trump as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, Textron said Wednesday. “Lisa …

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Diane Giuliani Joins Cubic Defense Segment as Global Business Devt & Strategy SVP

Diane Giuliani, formerly senior vice president of business operations at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) systems business, has been appointed as SVP of global business development and strategy at Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment. She will report to Cubic Global Defense President Dave Buss and be responsible for implementing business strategies across the CGD organization, …

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