Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/20/2016

Textron 1Q Revenue, Earnings Top Street Outlook on Jet & Unmanned Deliveries

Textron (NYSE: TXT) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported first quarter revenue that topped Wall Street’s expectations to snap a streak of eight straight quarters of sales below analyst outlooks…
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NASA Eyes New Deep-Space Tech R&D Partnerships

NASA has released a second request for proposals in search of more companies to help the agency research and develop deep-space habitation systems, advanced propulsion technologies and small satellites…
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EPA, 18F Exec Greg Godbout to Join cBrain International Team

Greg Godbout, chief technology officer and U.S. digital services lead at the Environmental Protection Agency, will join cBrain’s international team effective May 1. Godbout will work to introduce updates to the F2 platform and help the Denmark-based software company expand into the U…
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Merlin Hires Ted Diacoumis as VP of Federal Civilian Programs; David Phelps Comments

Ted Diacoumis, formerly vice president of application services at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined information technology provider Merlin International as its new vice president of federal civilian programs…
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Airbus to Expand Ashburn, Virginia Airplane Material Distribution Hub

Global airplane maker and defense contractor Airbus will invest an additional $1 million toward a material distribution center the company operates in Ashburn, Virginia that will support a consolidated operations hub with the parent company’s Satair Group subsidiary…
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Huntington Ingalls Sets Up “Superlift” Structure for Aircraft Carrier Construction; Mike Shawcross Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has added a new structure designed to update the construction workflow on a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at its Newport News Shipbuilding dry dock facility. HII’s 965-ton “superlift” will work to support the continued development of the U…
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Orbital ATK, Virgin Galactic Express Views on Potential Commercial Use of ICBMs

Orbital ATK has announced plans to procure parts of the Defense Department’s Cold War-era intercontinental ballistic missiles and use them for commercial satellite launches, The Washington Post reported Monday…
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Report: Pentagon Mulls Maritime Surveillance Assistance to U.K.

The Defense Department plans to explore options on how it can assist the U.K. in maritime surveillance efforts before the British military receives its first P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft from the U…
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DRS Receives $51M Subcontract from General Dynamics for Tactical C4I System Support

Finmeccanica subsidiary DRS Technologies has landed a $51 million subcontract from General Dynamics to provide support services for the U.K. armed forces’ tactical command, control, communications, computers and intelligence system…
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CTC, University of Pittsburgh Forge Research Partnership; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown have formed a partnership to facilitate research opportunities for faculty and students. Civil, chemical, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering students at the university will have direct access to the academic-industry alliance, CTC said Monday…
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AECOM Unit to Provide Engineering Services to Army Medical Command

An AECOM business unit has been awarded a $10 million contract to provide architectural and engineering services to the U.S. Army Medical Command of the Army Corps of Engineers. The Defense Department said Monday AECOM Technical Services is scheduled to complete the task by April 18, 2021…
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