Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/25/2016

Lockheed’s Revised 2016 Outlook Post-Leidos Deal Tops Street Consensus

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled revised full-year earnings and revenue guidance that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations Monday in the defense contractor’s first financial statement since the Aug…
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Lockheed Vet Erich Sanchack to Join CenturyLink as Federal Sales SVP

Erich Sanchack, formerly vice president of competitive enhancements at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been named senior VP of federal sales at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) in a move that takes effect Nov…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Lands $174M NASA Contract to Build Upper Stage Engines for SLS Rocket

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a potential eight-year, $174 million contract to develop, test and certify RL10 upper stage engines for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. NASA said Saturday the contract will run through Feb…
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Air Force Renews Telos’ Licenses for System Security Assessments

The U.S. Air Force has renewed Telos’ licenses to perform system security reviews in support of the Defense Department’s cybersecurity authorization process. The Air Force Space Command renewed the company’s General and Special Agent of the Security Control Assessor licenses that seek to authorize Telos to test systems, applications, networks and platform information technology security functions, Telos said Tuesday…
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ICF Awarded 3-Year NIH IT Mgmt Services Task Order; Terry McKittrick Comments

ICF has secured a potential three-year, $14 million recompete task order for information technology support to National Institutes of Health‘s office of the chief information officer. ICF said Monday it will provide IT management, strategic advisory, planning and research services intended to help the NIH OCIO address technology requirements across the agency…
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BAE to Install Radio Tech in Denmark’s Infantry Fighting Vehicles; Peter Nygren Comments

BAE Systems will integrate battle management radio systems into Denmark’s fleet of CV9035 infantry fighting vehicles under a contract with the Danish defense acquisition and logistics organization. BAE said Monday it will install the radio systems in 44 CV9035 vehicles, which belong to  the CV90 family of tracked vehicles manufactured by BAE Systems Hagglunds…
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Jacobs Engineering Moves to New Dallas HQ; Steve Demetriou Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has relocated its global corporate headquarters to a 100,000-square-foot office in downtown Dallas from Pasadena, California. The company said Monday the relocation expands its footprint at Dallas’ Harwood Center in Texas, where Jacobs currently employs nearly 4,500 individuals who work in the aerospace, transportation, water, aviation, buildings, defense, oil and gas and power and energy industries…
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UTC Vet Paul Lundstrom to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as CFO, Finance VP; Eileen Drake Comments

Paul Lundstrom, formerly vice president of investor relations at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD)…
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NASA Picks 5 Winning Teams Under Small Satellite Devt Challenge’s 3rd Ground Tournament

NASA has awarded $30,000 in prize money to each of the five teams that won in the third ground tournament round of a $5 million competition that seeks to promote the development of small satellites for future space exploration missions…
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Rockwell Collins to Replace JFK Airport Terminal Check-in Platform

Rockwell Collins has received a contract of an undisclosed value from International Airlines Group to replace the current check-in platform at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 7…
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Kitron to Produce Integrated Backplane Assembly for Lockheed’s LRIP Lot 11 F-35s

Lockheed Martin has awarded Kitron a multimillion dollar contract to provide integrated backplane assembly for F-35 jets under low-rate initial production lot 11. Kitron said Tuesday it will manufacture, test, maintain and repair the IBA in F-35s as part of the manufacturing license agreement with Lockheed…
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