Tag Archives: Hypersonics

James Taiclet: Lockheed-Aerojet Rocketdyne Deal to Drive Tech Integration Work for Federal Clients

James Taiclet President and CEO Lockheed Martin

James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, said acquiring Aerojet Rocketdyne will bring in propulsion systems for potential integration with Lockheed-built missile and rocket offerings, Via Satellite reported Monday. Taiclet told analysts Monday during a conference call he expects the transaction to support upfront design, production planning and engineering integration efforts at the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace and defense company.

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Executive Spotlight: John Song & Jean Stack, Managing Directors with Baird

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors of Baird

John Song and Jean Stack, managing directors with Baird, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the organization’s recent efforts within mergers & acquisition (M&A), following the close of NuWave’s acquisition of BigBear and Jacobs’ recent purchase of The Buffalo Group. The two leaders also discussed current market trends, and provided insight into Baird's upcoming Government & Defense Conference.

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Lockheed to Buy i3’s Hypersonic Tech Business; Eric Scherff Quoted

Eric Scherff VP Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a portion of Integration Innovation Inc. (i3), a software and systems engineering company, to advance hypersonic-specific technology platforms for the warfighter. "This business combination not only reinforces our commitment to their missions, but also expands our portfolio in a strategic way,” said Eric Scherff, vice president of Hypersonic Strike Programs at Lockheed Martin.

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