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Timothy Herrick Becomes GM Defense’s Interim President

TImothy Herrick Interim President GM Defense

Timothy Herrick, vice president of global product programs at General Motors, has been appointed to serve as president of GM Defense on an interim basis. He will lead the military vehicle manufacturing business until the company finds a permanent replacement for David Albritton, who exited GM Defense to join Amazon Web Services as VP of global communications for public sector and vertical industries.

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Cubic Consolidates Defense Business Segments & Appoints Michael Knowles to Lead the Unit; Bradley Feldmann Quoted

Bradley Feldmann Cubic Corp.

Cubic Corp. will consolidate its defense business segments, effective immediately, to advance the company’s strategic priorities, drive customer value and enhance operational effectiveness, Cubic reported on Friday. The new segment will be led by Michael Knowles, senior vice president of Cubic Corporation and president of Cubic Global Defense (CGD) since 2018. 

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Firms Eye Virtual, Augmented Reality Training Opportunities in Defense Sector

Some executives at Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Textron have said the U.S. military’s ongoing efforts to modernize warfighter readiness have increased opportunities for industry to offer virtual and augmented reality training systems, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Corey Hendricks, chief engineer of global training solutions at Raytheon, noted the company integrated VR and …

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Dave Buss: Cubic Defense Segment to Continue EUCOM Training, Exercise Support

Cubic‘s global defense segment has received a contract of an undisclosed value to provide analytical support services for the U.S. military’s joint training events and exercises in Europe. Cubic Global Defense will continue to support the U.S. European Command’s Joint Exercise Program and Title X exercises through the contract, the company …

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Airbus Defense Segment to Build 2 Comms Satellites for Turkish Operator

Airbus‘ defense and space segment has secured a contract from Turkey-based communications satellite operator Turksat to build two new satellites slated for geostationary orbit. Turksat 5A and Turksat 5B will be based on the electric orbit raising variant of the Airbus Eurostar E3000 satellite model powered by electric propulsion technology, Airbus said Thursday. The …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Rick Lober, VP/GM of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes Network Systems

“I grew up as a kid watching the Apollo missions to the moon–what a great motivator to move into a career in engineering.” Space 2.0. The “new space.” What is really at stake for our place in space for 2018? With massive innovations in integrated technologies and satellite components, the …

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