Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/26/2015

AECOM Awarded Navy Radar Engineering Task Order Through SeaPort-e; Randy Wotring Comments

AECOM has received a potential five-year, $45 million task order under the U.S. Navy‘s SeaPort-e contract vehicle for engineering and technical support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division…
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Rick Schmidt Named Rockwell Collins M&A VP; Jeff MacLauchlan Comments

Rick Schmidt, formerly senior director of mergers and acquisitions at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), has been promoted to VP of M&A at the Iowa-based avionics technology maker. Schmidt helped the company carry out its acquisition of ARINC in 2013 in the senior director role and has worked on other strategy development and acquisition initiatives at Rockwell Collins, the company said Tuesday
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Deborah James, Mark Welsh: Full-Year Continuing Resolution May Halt Air Force Procurement Efforts

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh have said that a continuing resolution to extend current government funding would hamper acquisition programs at the military branch, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday
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Space Systems/Loral Awarded DARPA Robotic Satellite Assembly Research Contract

A subsidiary of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates will investigate ideas on how to robotically assemble communication satellites while in orbit under a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency…
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OMB Seeks New Budget Systems Branch Chief

The Office of Management and Budget is in search of a new chief for OMB’s Budget Review Division’s budget systems branch, who will be based in Washington and execute funds for the budget systems…
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Report: USAF Eyes New Close Air Support Platform Development Program

The U.S. Air Force is mulling development of a close air support mission platform as Congress continues to block the military service’s efforts to retire aging A-10 Warthog planes, Defense News reported Tuesday
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