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GovCon Execs Laud White House Memo on China’s Trade Practices; Leidos’ Roger Krone Comments

Several government contracting industry leaders have commended President Donald Trump’s move to sign a memorandum on China’s trade practices. The White House memo would authorize the U.S. trade representative to decide whether to conduct an investigation into China’s alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, The Hill reported Monday. “Safeguarding our …

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Lockheed to Build New F-35 Component Production Facility in Pennsylvania; CTC’s Ed Sheehan Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to lease a new 35,000-square-foot facility in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, as the company works to increase production of components for the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, The Tribune-Democrat reported Thursday. Gilda Jackson, general manager of Lockheed’s AeroParts subsidiary, said the company plans to add more than 40 jobs …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Nikkei: Lockheed, Mitsubishi Submit Joint Response to Japan’s F-2 Replacement RFI

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson has said her company and its partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have jointly responded to Japan’s request for information on stealth fighter aircraft in August, Nikkei reported Saturday. Sam Nussey writes that Japan is considering whether to develop new aircraft domestically, tap foreign defense companies or just procure additional …

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Lockheed to Support Troops, Veterans Through United Services Organization’s Orlando Facility

Lockheed Martin will offer support to service members, veterans and their families through a new 3,400-square-foot facility that United Services Organization unveiled at the Orlando International Airport in Florida. Lockheed said Wednesday it will support the new USO welcome center in Orlando through its employee volunteers. The company said it offers assistance …

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DoD, Lockheed Eye F-35 Program Savings Through 2 Cost Reduction Strategies

The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin have unveiled a pair of initiatives that aim to reduce the costs of producing and sustaining the F-35 Lightning II aircraft and weapon system. Lockheed, the primary F–35 contractor, and its principal industry partners BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman will invest an additional $170 million over the next two years in …

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Lockheed Launches Generation Beyond STEM Education Program

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a science, technology, engineering and math educational program for elementary, middle school and high school students across the U.S. which features an online curriculum and virtual reality tools. The company said Friday the Generation Beyond program was announced at the Lockheed-sponsored USA Science & Engineering Festival. “Our children — …

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Lockheed Eyes Growth Opportunities in Environmental Projects

Lockheed Martin continues with its efforts to utilize technologies that work toward addressing the issue of climate change through partnerships with companies such as Kampachi Farms, The Washington Post reported Friday. Christian Davenport and Amrita Jayakumar write that the efforts align with the Defense Department‘s declaration that climate change presents a threat …

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Lockheed Execs See Opportunity in Air Force Bomber Joint Bid With Boeing

Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin, said she believes the company’s teaming agreement with Boeing to pursue a U.S. Air Force bomber development contract represents a “very important opportunity” for both companies, Air Force Times reported Wednesday. Brian Everstine writes the Air Force’s upcoming competition would pit the Boeing-Lockheed team …

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Darrell Durst Describes Lockheed’s Strategy Against Cyber Attacks in 2014

Darrell Durst, vice president of operations for defense and intelligence services at Lockheed Martin, has described how the company defended its infrastructure from cyber attacks in 2014, Military Embedded Systems reported Wednesday. Durst said Lockheed worked to stop the attacks as they happened and safeguarded the company’s assets before sharing cyber threat data with government …

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SAIC’s Tony Moraco, Laura Kennedy Named to Defense Industry Business Ethics Association

Science Applications International Corp CEO Tony Moraco and Chief Ethics Officer Laura Kennedy have been appointed to lead the Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct’s steering committee and working group, respectively. The company said Monday Moraco and Kennedy will succeed Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson and Vice President of Ethics and Sustainability Leo Mackay Jr. …

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