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BAE Service Sectors Taps Prior

August 13, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Lawrence Prior has been appointed as vice president of Service Sectors for BAE Systems Incorporated, Arlington, Virginia.

Cutchen Named To OPNAV Post

August 13, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Capt. Bryan P. Cutchen, USN, has been been selected for promotion to rear admiral and assignment as deputy chief of Navy Reserve, N-095, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

NG Appoints Ashworth, Mitchell to VP Slots

August 12, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Los Angeles, has elected Sid Ashworth as corporate vice president of Government Relations. The company's Technical Services Sector, Herndon, Virginia, has appointed Kevin Mitchell as sector vice president of production operations.

Twitty To Assist Fort Bliss Commander

August 12, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, USA, has been selected for assignment as special assistant to the senior commander, Fort Bliss, Texas.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Provide Navy Wireless Cellular Phone Service

August 11, 2010
By George Seffers

AT&T Wireless Services, Hanover, Maryland, Sprint-Nextel, Lone Tree, Colorado, and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded a contract extension to provide nationwide wireless cellular phone service to the Navy.  For AT&T, the estimated amount of the extension for each company is $10 million.  The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Dual Band Radar Common Array Power System

August 11, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $59 million modification to a previously awarded contract for CVN 78 dual-band radar common array power system (CAPS) and common array cooling system (CACS) efforts. The purpose of this modification is to procure factory assembly, integration, and test of one ship set of CAPS, one ship set of CACS, CVN 78 dual band radar unique components, and whole-life engineering products for the CVN 78 DBR. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Receives $77 Million for Helicopter Infrared Countermeasures

August 11, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with an estimated value of $77 million  for the procurement of 121 AN/AAQ-24(V) 25 Guardian laser transmitter assemblies for installation on CH-53D, CH-53E, and CH-46E helicopters, including associated technical data.  The guardian laser transmitter assembly, a component of the large aircraft infrared countermeasures, is a next-generation directable laser-based countermeasures system for protecting helicopters and some fixed-wing aircraft from man-portable air defense systems.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Deutsch To Handle DOD Cyber for CSC

August 11, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

CSC, Falls Church, Virginia, has named Kenneth W. Deutsch as account executive, Department of Defense Cyber, for its North American Public Sector Defense Group.

Wright Named DTRA Deputy Director

August 11, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Rear Adm. Garland P. Wright, USN, has been nominated for assignment as deputy director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Washington, D.C.

ATEC Taps Dellarocco as CG

August 11, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Maj. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco, USA, has been nominated for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Alexandria, Virginia.

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