Posts from GovCon Wire for 12/04/2015

Lockheed Gets $302M Contract Modification for JASSM Support to Poland, Finland

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will produce, update, sustain, manage and integrate the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile for Poland and Finland under a $302.2 million contract modification from the U…
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LMI Makes Set of Exec Appointments Under New Operating Model

LMI has made a series of executive appointments in support of a newly implemented operating model that seeks to further develop business and services for the public sector. LMI said Wednesday the operating model is part of a five-year strategic plan to set up three organizations that will focus on business development, service delivery and strategic growth initiatives…
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Cubic Lands Marines Contract for Ground Combat Training Tool; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic Corp.’s global defense unit has received a $2.1 million contract to build a ground-based combat training tool for the U.S. Marine Corps. The Instrumented-Tactical Engagement Simulation System II works to simulate threats in real combat situations, Cubic said Thursday…
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Harris CEO William Brown to Join Celanese Board in January

William Brown, the chairman, president and CEO of Harris Corp., will serve on the board of directors at technology and specialty materials firm Celanese Corp. beginning Jan. 1. Harris said Wednesday Brown’s appointment will bring the total members of the Celanese board to 10…
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Former CACI Exec John Johns Joins Wikistrat as Sales, Biz Development EVP

John Johns, formerly executive director of business development at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined crowdsourced consulting firm Wikistrat as executive vice president for sales and business development…
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Al Condes Named NASA Int’l & Interagency Relations Assoc. Administrator; Charles Bolden Comments

Al Condes, formerly deputy associate administrator of NASA’s Office of International and Interagency Relations, has been appointed as the new OIIR associate administrator. Condes will succeed Michael O’Brien and be responsible for the office’s function to coordinate NASA international activities and policy interactions with other U…
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Defense One: Gen. Joseph Votel the Lead Candidate for Top CENTCOM Post

Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of Special Operations Command, has surfaced as the White House’s top choice to succeed Gen. Lloyd Austin as head of U.S. Central Command, Defense One reported Thursday…
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December 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Drops 1% as US Markets Decline After ECB Decision, Fed Chair Comments

The GovCon Index followed the across-the-board declines in U.S. and global markets Thursday with a loss of 1.492 percent to 76.994. Twenty-eight Index stocks posted declines while McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was the only Index stock that closed in positive territory at a nominal gain of 31 cents to $190…
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