Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/15/2016

Apollo Group, Constellis Executives to Buy Out Security Services Contractor

A group of investors including New York City-based Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) along with executive team members at Constellis Group have agreed to undertake a buyout of the global security services contractor for an undisclosed sum…
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Former Army Centcom Chief James Terry Joins Cubic in Defense BD SVP Post, Eric Carr Gets Promotion

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has appointed former U.S. Army Central Command leader James Terry to a senior vice president role in the contractor’s global defense business segment and also promoted Eric Carr, formerly vice president and deputy general manager for integrated training services, to the SVP ranks also…
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Exelis Vet Ann Davidson Joins L-3 as SVP & General Counsel

Ann Davidson, former senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Exelis, has joined L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary. Davidson will report to L-3 CEO Michael Strianese and succeed the retiring Steven Post, the New York City-based defense technology contractor said Monday…
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NanoRacks-ULA-Space Systems Loral Team to Study Rocket Conversion Into Space Habitats

A team comprised of NanoRacks, Space Systems Loral and United Launch Alliance will study the feasibility of converting rocket upper stages into habitats for low-Earth orbit and deep-space missions under a contract awarded by NASA…
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Orbital ATK, NASA Continue SLS Rocket Booster Test Data Analysis; Mat Bevill Comments

NASA engineers continue to analyze data collected from the second qualification test conducted on Orbital ATK-built booster for the Space Launch System to demonstrate the technology’s power and operations capacity…
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FAA Partners With 2 Universities to Run New Aviation Training R&D Hub

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to open a new center of excellence that will facilitate research and development of training methods for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians…
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SolarCity, Balfour Beatty Complete Solar Panel Installation at 2 Army Bases

Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity have installed more than 18,000 solar panels at U.S. Army multi-family housing, community and maintenance facilities at Fort Detrick in Maryland and Fort Carson in Colorado…
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DHS Taps DynCorp Subsidiary for Elicitation, Deception Detection Training Contract

A DynCorp International subsidiary has been awarded a potential $700,000 contract by the Department of Homeland Security to provide elicitation and detecting deception training services to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement‘s office of international operations…
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UK Defense Ministry Launches $1B Military Tech Devt Initiative

The U.K.’s ministry of defense has unveiled a $1 billion initiative that seeks to encourage individuals and companies to develop technologies that can help British defense and security forces address mission challenges…
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Rear Adm. Jesse Wilson Assigned OPNAV Assessment Division Director

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Jesse Wilson Jr., commander of Carrier Strike Group 10, has been assigned to a new role as director of the assessment division (N81) at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations…
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OSTP: Agencies Launched 47 Prize Competitions in FY 2015 Under America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has found that federal agencies used the authority under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 to launch 47 prize competitions during fiscal year 2015 in an effort to spur innovation and address complex problems…
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