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Technavio Lists Top Five Vendors in Portable Comms Market through 2020; Moutushi Saha Comments

A new Technavio report has cited General Dynamics, Harris, L-3 Communications, Rockwell Collins and Thales as the tier-one vendors in the global man-portable communication systems market through 2020. Technavio said Monday that in-house manufacturing, fresh technologies, global footprint network, product offerings, research and development investments and robust customer base are the …

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Kevin McDonald Joins Chemring’s Ordnance Subsidiary as Programs VP

Kevin McDonald, former vice president of operations at National Technical Systems, has been appointed vice president of programs at Chemring Group subsidiary Chemring Ordnance. Chemring said Tuesday McDonald previously served as senior general manager for General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems large caliber operations business with responsibility over a demilitarization center and two government-owned, contractor-operated facilities. His career at General …

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IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments

Vic Bhagat, formerly executive vice president and chief information officer at EMC, has joined Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business as CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee the unit’s technology strategy, information technology initiatives and development of next-generation enterprise communications services in his new position, Verizon said Monday. “With Vic’s passion and creativity to …

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Sikorsky to Support Turkey’s $3.5B T70 Utility Helicopter Production Program

Turkey’s undersecretariat for defense industries has selected five aerospace companies to manufacture and deliver T70 helicopters as part of the estimated $3.5 billion TUHP-Turkish Utility Helicopter Program. Turkish Aerospace Industries will act as the prime contractor on the program and collaborate with Sikorsky Aircraft as the project’s major subcontractor as well as with local companies Aselsan, TEI …

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Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant

Horizon Nuclear Power has chosen a joint venture of Bechtel, Japan Gas Corporation and Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in the U.K. Bechtel said Friday the Menter Newydd JV will perform initial front-end engineering and construction planning for the Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales before construction starts in 2020. Wylfa Newydd will work to supply low-carbon nuclear …

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Belden Updates Industrial Security Appliance Offering; Rekha Shenoy Comments

Belden has updated the company's industrial security appliance offering to include support for energy-specific communication protocols meant to help guard power generation and transmission facilities against cyber threats. The Tofino Xenon platform works to counter malicious and unauthorized access, increase supervisory control and data acquisition system and secure industrial control system devices, Belden said Tuesday. “Protecting …

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NASA Picks Tempus Applied Solutions to Help Modify Gulfstream IV Jet for Oceanic Studies

Tempus Applied Solutions has been awarded a contract from NASA to help modify a Gulfstream Aerospace-built business aircraft that the agency plans to use to conduct aerial surveys of coral reef ecosystems worldwide. The contract calls for Tempus to also apply for a supplemental type certification  from the Federal Aviation Administration to alter a Gulfstream IV jet for NASA, the company said …

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GE Selects 2.5 Acre P&G South Boston Property as New HQ

General Electric has made an agreement with Proctor & Gamble to purchase 2.5 acres of the latter’s 44-acre South Boston property in the Seaport District to serve as GE’s new headquarters. GE said Thursday the future headquarters at 5 and 6 Necco Way will feature a mix of existing and newly-constructed buildings that will house approximately 800 employees …

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