Tag Archives: aerospace industry

Roger Krone, Leidos Chairman and CEO, Named to 2019 Wash100 for His Leadership and Efforts to Create Innovative Technology Solutions

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his leadership and efforts to create innovative technology solutions in defense, intelligence, health and other federal markets. This marks his sixth consecutive Wash100 win.

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Pentagon Leaders, Trade Associations Discuss Defense Industry’s Environment

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall met with three defense trade associations in an effort to understand and address issues that affect the aerospace and defense industry. CEOs and senior executives from the National Defense Industrial Association, Aerospace Industries Association and the Professional Services Council discussed acquisition …

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A&D Industry Vet Mike Greenley Joins L-3 as WESCAM Subsidiary President

Mike Greenley, formerly vice president and general manager of CAE‘s Canadian operations, has been named president of L-3 Communications‘ WESCAM subsidiary. He will be based at the WESCAM headquarters in Ontario, Canada, and report directly to Jeff Miller, president of L-3’s integrated sensor systems sector, L-3 said Tuesday. Greenley was responsible for the general …

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Commerce Dept Names CompTIA’s David Logsdon to Aerospace Equipment Int’l Trade Advisory Committee

David Logsdon, CompTIA‘s Space Enterprise Council senior director, has joined the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Advisory Committee on Aerospace Equipment and will serve through the committee’s four-year charter term. The ITAC on Aerospace Equipment works to provide advisory support to the secretary of commerce and the U.S. trade representative on market access, …

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Lockheed EVP Rick Ambrose to Speak at Atlantic Council’s ‘Captains of Industry Series’

The Atlantic Council‘s Captains of Industry Series will feature Rick Ambrose, a Lockheed Martin executive vice president, in its next event on June 8, 2016. The Council said that Ambrose will hold a discussion on Lockheed’s opinion in the evolving space sector. The Captains of Industry Series showcases aerospace and defense industry senior executives and their opinions on matters that …

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Nexa Capital Partners Seeks $2B for Drone Application Fund; Jim Hughey Comments

Investment banking firm Nexa Capital Partners has started a fund that intends to raise $2.2 billion from the aerospace industry to support development of new drone applications, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Jill Aitoro writes that the “UAS America Fund” aims to secure financial backing from defense companies to help boost technologies …

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John Olson Appointed Sierra Nevada Space Systems VP

John Olson, Ph.D., a 25-year federal government and aerospace veteran, has been appointed vice president of space systems at Sierra Nevada Corp. He will work to oversee development initiatives, international affairs and government dealings for a commercial space project the company is working on for NASA, SNC said Monday. SNC …

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Boeing and Rolls-Royce Team Up for New Shared Data Service

Boeing and Rolls-Royce have jointly launched a shared data service for the aerospace industry. The service will enable the companies to offer faster and efficient advice to airlines in an effort to maximize aircraft availability. Boeing’s VP of Information Services Per Noren said the co-operation between Boeing and Rolls-Royce will …

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ATK Aerospace Wins High Praise from NASA

ATK (NYSE: ATK) Aerospace Systems was honored with NASA’s George M. Low 2010 award for quality and performance on NASA contracts. The George M. Low Award is NASA’s premier quality and performance award for its prime and subcontractors. The award program recognizes large and small businesses that demonstrate excellence and …

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