Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/14/2014

Boeing, SpaceX Get NASA Green Light for Commercial Crew Contract Work

Boeing and SpaceX have been told by NASA to continue work under the agency’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability program to help transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station…
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Greg Psihas Appointed Lockheed Corporate Development VP

Greg Psihas, former corporate vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Applied Materials, will join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as VP of corporate development on Oct. 27. The company said Tuesday Psihas will manage mergers and acquisitions, integration, joint and strategic ventures, divestitures, technology commercialization and fund investments…
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Mike Shaughnessy: Raytheon Grows Partnership With Poland’s PIT-RADWAR

Raytheon has entered into a business cooperation agreement with Poland-based PIT-RADWAR to build on potential opportunities in the country’s air defense industry and export operations to international markets…
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Report: Contractor Teams Form to Chase Australia’s $9B Fighting Vehicle Program

BAE Systems plans to team up with Patria to bid for Australia’s potential $9.28 billion armored fighting vehicle program, Defense News reported Sunday. Nigel Pittaway writes Boeing Defense Australia and Iveco-Oto Melara also plan to forge a partnership to participate in the Land 400 initiative…
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DARPA Seeks Crew Augmentation Tech for Ground Combat Vehicles

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is offering an research and development opportunity to potential partners on crew augmentation technologies as part of the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program…
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Grant Schneider: DIA Cuts Service Vendor Ranks Amid Budget Reductions

Grant Schneider, chief information officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency, has said the agency is reducing the number of its service vendors and modifying the training programs amid budget cuts, Federal News Radio reported Friday
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