Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/04/2016

Maximus Cuts Revenue Outlook on UK Pound Headwinds, Lifts FY 2016 Earnings Guidance on 3Q Beat

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) cut its revenue forecast for the government health and human services contractor’s 2016 fiscal year ending September 30 on an expectation of continued weakening in the U.K.’s pound since Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union…
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Huntington Ingalls Tops Street’s 2Q Earnings Forecast

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) exceeded the consensus analyst outlook for earnings per share in its second quarter financial statement released before U.S. financial markets opened Thursday with revenue down on lower volume on aircraft carrier and submarine activity…
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Orbital ATK Ships Initial Iridium NEXT Satellites to Vandenberg AF Base; Matt Desch Comments

Orbital ATK has transported the first two next-generation Iridium satellites to Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as part of preparations for the scheduled liftoff on Sept. 19, Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday…
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State Dept OKs Potential $300M Beechcraft Trainer Aircraft Sale to Argentina

The State Department has approved Argentina’s request to procure 24 Beechcraft-built trainer aircraft as well as related training and support from the U.S. government under a potential $300 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Mission Essential Acquires IMT Corp for C4ISR Market Push

Herndon, Virginia-based military and intelligence services contractor Mission Essential has purchased systems integration and software engineering company Information Management Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum to grow communications-related work with the Defense Department…
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L-3 Receives 1st Task Order Under AF Warfighter Readiness, Training Support Contract

An L-3 Communications division has received an initial $23.5 million task order to provide training systems to the U.S. Air Force as part of a potential seven-year, $200 million contract awarded in April…
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Par Technology to Help US Govt Agency Run Broadcasting Station in Northern Mariana Islands

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has awarded Par Technology a five-year, $13.8 million contract for operations and maintenance support to the Robert E. Kamosa Transmitting Station located in the Northern Mariana Islands…
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Battelle, Ohio State Hire Former DoD Deputy Chief of Staff Zachary Mears as Joint National Security Resource

Battelle and Ohio State University have jointly hired Zachary Mears, former deputy chief of staff to the Defense Department secretary, to dual roles as an adviser at the nonprofit organization and assistant vice president for national security and research programs at the university…
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Todd McDonell: Inmarsat Aims to Help Address Connectivity Demand in Military Sector

Todd McDonell, vice president of global government solutions at Inmarsat, has told Talk Satellite in an interview the company uses its L-band and Ka-band satellite platforms to help military customers address connectivity requirements…
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UK Army Vet Peter Wall Joins General Dynamics Board; Phebe Novakovic Comments

Peter Wall, a 40-year British army veteran and director of strategic leadership advisory firm Amicus, has been elected to General Dynamics‘ board of directors. He previously served as director of operations at the U…
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Army Vet Elizabeth Jordan Wilhelm Joins Janus in Director Post; Alan Weakley Comments

Elizabeth Jordan Wilhelm — a former U.S. Army explosive ordnance disposal officer — has joined Janus Global Operations as director of conventional weapons destruction and unexploded ordnance clearance…
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