Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/22/2016

Honeywell, Textron Post 2Q Earnings Beats

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) both posted second quarter earnings above analyst expectations before markets opened Friday. The GovCon Index and S&P 500-listed companies were mixed on the revenue front as Honeywell’s increased 2…
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Patrick Binning to Lead Johns Hopkins APL’s Natl Security Space Mission Area

Patrick Binning, formerly a program manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as mission area executive for national security space at APL. Binning will lead the organization’s efforts to build space-based technologies for the national security sector, APL said Thursday…
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Rick Burt Appointed NASA Marshall Safety & Mission Assurance Director; Todd May Comments

Rick Burt, formerly chief safety officer within NASA’s safety and mission assurance directorate, has been named head of that directorate at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Burt succeeds Steve Cash, who retired after 34 years of service for NASA, and will be responsible for safety, reliability and quality engineering and assurance operations at Marshall, the space agency said Thursday…
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Dell, FBI Vet John McClurg Joins Cylance in Security & Trust VP Post; Stuart McClure Comments

John McClurg, former vice president and chief security officer at Dell’s global security unit and an FBI veteran, has joined cyber services provider Cylance as a VP in the office of security and trust…
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Tory Bruno: 2017 NDAA Would Help ULA Transition to US-Built Engine for Vulcan Rocket

Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance, has said he believes the passage of the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act would help pave the way for ULA to further develop the Vulcan rocket, Via Satellite reported Thursday…
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Lockheed, Submergence Group Partner for USSOCOM Combat Submersible Production; Erika Marshall Comments

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Submergence Group to build, integrate and test three undersea transport vehicles for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The companies will collaborate to produce Dry Combat Submersibles under a potential five-year, $166 million contract awarded by USSOCOM, Lockheed said Thursday…
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Sean Bond to Serve as HDT Global President, CEO; Sam Bartlett Comments

Sean Bond, BondNation Advisors founding partner, will join Solon, Ohio-based technology and services provider HDT Global as its new president and CEO. HDT said Thursday Bond brings more than 20 years of experience in domestic and international defense programs from his previous work with Pratt & Whitney, Bell Helicopter, BAE Systems and ISS North America…
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USAF to Assess Airworthiness of Textron AirLand Multimission Aircraft Under CRADA

The U.S. Air Force will perform an airworthiness test on a multimission aircraft built by a Textron and AirLand Enterprises joint venture under a cooperative research and development agreement, Defense News reported Thursday…
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Inmarsat Approves DataPath’s Manpack Antenna for Global Xpress Satellite Connectivity Service

Inmarsat has cleared the DataPath-built QCT90 manpack antenna for use on the Global Xpress satellite broadband network’s commercial Ka-band frequencies. The Type Approval allows DataPath to offer a subscription-based high-throughput connectivity service to its customers as a GX service provider, Inmarsat said Thursday…
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Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program…
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Army to Seek Industry Partners for Military Protective Eyewear R&D

The U.S. Army plans to issue a solicitation for the research and development of eye protection technology for military personnel. A pre-solicitation notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps stated the Army Contracting Command is scheduled to issue a formal request for bids on the Next Generation Eye Protection project by Aug…
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