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Espey Mfg. & electronics Corp. doubled sales for its last quarter after the Saratoga Springs, New York, manufacturer began shipping power converters under a $66 million contract with the U.S. Army. The maker of rugged transformers and power supplies for freight locomotives, ships and jets increased ...
The casualties coincided with US-led air strikes on the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on 7 February, Poland's niezalezna.pl news website said. Russian authorities deny deploying private military contractors to Syria. But Russia has engaged military contractors because those deaths do not need to be accounted ...

Moscow, February 16. /TASS/. Russia's MiG aircraft corporation has completed factory trials of its next-generation MiG-35 multirole fighter jet, the corporation's press office told TASS on Friday. "The factory trials of the MiG-35 multirole fighter jet produced in the interests of the Defense Ministry of the ...
Officials from the United States and Russia, together with non-governmental sources, all agree on the core narrative: On February 7, 2018, east of the Euphrates river, in the oil-rich province of Deir el-Zour, a battalion-size armed group loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, supported by armor and ...
The Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday after reports that an unknown number of Russian military contractors were killed in a US strike in Syria. Retired Gen. Vladimir Shamanov, head of the defence committee in the lower ...
12, 2017, Russian president Vladimir Putin addresses the troops at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Several private Russian military contractors were killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, Russian media reported Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in a development that could further inflame Russia-U.S. tensions if officially ...

The US defense contractor has agreed to buy CSRA Inc. for about $6.8 billion to expand its computer-services offerings for government agencies and military customers. CSRA holders will receive $40.75 a share in cash, General Dynamics said in a statement Monday, a 32 percent premium over the stock's ...
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing executives at the White House in Washington. General Dynamics is buying CSRA for almost $7 billion. Novakovic said in a printed statement ...
defense contractor General Dynamics will buy CSRA for almost $7 billion as proposals for U.S. defense spending soar. By The Associated Press. WASHINGTON -- Feb 12, 2018, 6:57 AM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. defense contractor General Dynamics will buy CSRA for almost $7 billion as proposals for ...
Initial reports of the tentative spending agreement were greeted by a jump in military contractor stock prices. In lobbying to eliminate the sequester, industry leaders had a friend in Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who reiterated the pressing need for budget reform Wednesday at an impromptu address ...
Integral Consulting Services (ICS) has agreed to pay over $500,000 in damages to the United States over allegations that it inflated indirect costs while working on a contract with the army, according to a Justice Department announcement. ICS, which provides IT solutions including multimodal biometrics, ...
"At some point, wouldn't someone who's responsible for the defence contractor base be aware of this and try to reach out?" he asked. Even successful hacks might not translate into new weapons for Russia, where the economy is weighed down by corruption and international sanctions. However, experts ...
the Pentagon demands that a wide variety of military contractors maintain robust safeguards against cyberattacks, even if they do not handle technological data. Relevant suppliers had until the end of last year to comply with the new directives. The move came in the face of the elevated threat of data ...
Asia is a land of opportunity for defense contractors, says Lockheed Martin. Geopolitical threats in Asia could push governments in the region to spend more on defense. That's good news for companies in the defense trade such as Lockheed Martin, according to Rick Edwards, an executive vice-president ...
Russian hackers targeted employees at major defense contractors working on sensitive U.S. military programs, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday. hackers with cyber-espionage group Fancy Bear used phishing emails to target no less than 87 contractors working on military technology projects ...
A Rockville defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government more than $500,000 to settle a claim that it inflated expenses on an army contract, according to U.S. Justice Department officials. Integral Consulting Services Inc., which lists its address at 2101 Gaither Road, Rockville, was awarded ...
For the better part of a decade, as part of a massive scam to defraud the navy, Francis systematically infiltrated the Blue Ridge to a degree that is only now coming into focus, more than four years after the defense contractor's arrest, according to the documents from federal court and the Navy, as well as ...

The largest military contractors of United States are planning to invest more in shipbuilding facilities and infrastructures in the next few years, despite Pentagon seeking limited defense spending plan for the Fiscal year 2019. According to USNI, the executives from some of the largest defense contractors, ...
These dozen examples of Zuffenhausen's finest were the property of the late James G. Hascall, former head of a military-industrial defense contractor (now part of General Dynamics) who passed away in August 2016. Aside from his evident specialty in aeronautics and ordnance, Hascall was an avid ...
Panama CITY BEACH -- A local satellite office for an Alabama-based defense contractor recently was awarded a contract potentially worth millions of dollars for work at the navy Experimental Diving Unit. Bevilacqua Research Corp., headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a five-year contract ...
defense contractor Bae Systems Hawaii has received a $14.2 million modification for a previously awarded contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for repair work of the USS Port Royal, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. The DOD said the focal point of the work will be extensive aluminum ...
Listed defence contractor Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) has been awarded a $410 million deal with an overseas customer. The Sydney-based company will provide significant quantities of its new R-400S-Mk2 remote weapons systems to the un-named customer. This deal brings total sales of the new ...
The National Defense Authorization Act ("NDAA") for Fiscal Year 2018 includes enhanced post-award debriefing requirements for the Department of Defense ("DoD"). This change is likely a response to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy's ("OFPP") January 5, 2017 memorandum. The memorandum ...
The CEO of a Cape Canaveral aerospace and defense contractor was charged with driving under the influence Saturday morning, according to jail records. The Florida highway patrol charged Carol Craig, 51, of the 8500 block of Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, with two counts of DUI with property ...
Some of the largest defense contractors today said they saw sales increases in 2017. Raytheon reported sales for the year of $25.3 billion, up about 5 percent from 2016. However, the company's profit in 2017 reached $2 billion, down from $2.2 billion the prior year. Raytheon was bolstered by its missile ...
Espionage Campaign Leverages Spear Phishing, RATs Against Turkish defense contractors ... Starting in mid-November, an unknown actor purporting to be from the tax collection arm of the Turkish government began a spear phishing campaign against a Turkish defense contractor. The group used ...
Minda L. Moore must pay a $100,000 fine for conspiracy involving the securing of defense contracts if a federal judge approves a plea deal between her attorneys and prosecutors. The second of two officials of a now dissolved local government contractor for NASA and the Air Force has been found guilty of ...
Plano, Texas -- General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., a Virginia-based defense contractor, will relocate from Richardson to a 104,000-square-foot office space located at 1000 Klein Road in Plano. The City of Plano provided an economic grant for the move, which is expected to bring an additional ...
An unknown actor purporting to be from the tax collection arm of the Turkish government has been carrying out spear-phishing campaigns against Turkish defense contractors. According to RiskIQ, the perpetrators have been targeting multiple people inside a given organization since November 2017 with ...
Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus Inc. made its first acquisition Tuesday since it became a separate company in 2014. Vectrus paid $36 million to buy Sentel Corp., an Alexandria, Va.-based military engineering, logistics management and intelligence support contractor with 600 ...
Defense sector companies that hold multi-billion dollar contracts with the U.S. government are operating contingency plans after Day 3 of a partial government shutdown. But, as of Monday morning, company stocks had little change as a result of the inactivity in Washington. The government's partial ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities say former employees of a defense contractor with operations in Indiana defrauded the company as part of a tuition assistance program. The Journal Gazette reports it obtained affidavits Saturday about the case, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne in ...
KEVIN LEININGER: Feds say Fort Wayne defense contractor victimized by massive employee-education scam. Local News. Jan 20, 2018. Kevin Leininger. kleininger@news-sentinel.com. BAE opened its $39 million plant on Airport Expressway in 2015. (Photo by Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel). Former BAE ...
defense contractors have increasingly sought foreign sales as a way to diversify beyond their primary customer -- the Pentagon -- and to grow revenue. companies like Lockheed Martin (nyse:LMT), General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), and Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) are about to ...
The Ministry of National Defense should solicit different views and be open to inter-agency cooperation to determine whether local firms have the capacity and ability to handle government shipbuilding projects, legislators said on Friday. The comments came in light of further delays to the bidding process ...
The Liberal Democrat leader and former business secretary, Sir Vince Cable, has urged ministers not to bail out the struggling construction giant and big military contractor, Carillion. He told the BBC: "I think what has to happen in this case is the contracts have to be kept going and supporting the supply ...
defense contractors have increasingly sought foreign sales as a way to diversify beyond their primary customer -- the Pentagon -- and to grow revenue. companies like Lockheed Martin (nyse: LMT), General Dynamics (nyse: GD), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are about ...
Pensioners, shareholders and corporate finance executives at legacy U.S. defense contractors are likely to cheer as those companies are expected to make significant cash infusions into their pension funds under the new tax law in the .
Phoenix-based SmartPractice, which makes a business of helping medical practitioners run their offices more profitably, got 2018 off to a good start with the No. 1 ranking in the Phoenix Business Journal's defense contractors list, which was published today. The list was ranked by number of transactions ...
Turkey's pioneering defense company Aselsan has announced a 76.8 million Euro ($92.5 million) deal with BMC Otomotiv, one of the country's major commercial and defense vehicle producers, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 4. "An agreement regarding the procurement of SARP Remote ...
India Cancels $500 Million Missile Deal With Israeli defense contractor Rafael ... Yedioth Ahronoth 11:3503.01.18. Over the weekend, the Indian Defense Ministry announced the cancellation of an $500 million deal to purchase anti-tank guided missiles from Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.
Christmas boxes sent to Afghanistan by residents of Wasco and Hood River counties are shown with the team of defense contractors who received them. Other shipments arrived at the base of an Oregon National Guard unit and Marine Raiders in the Middle East. A total of 85 boxes were sent to the field ...
We've been bulls on defense stocks for almost a decade* now, in particular on Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NOC) and to a lesser extent Raytheon (RTN) and General Dynamics (GD). Almost all major defense contractors have outperformed the market since the great recession in 2008.
Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems Ltd. announced on Tuesday it received a follow-on a $46 million contract to supply direct infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) self-protection systems to NATO for its Airbus A330 tanker fleet. For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.
Dayton-area companies looking to do business with the U.S. Department of Defense should mark Dec. 31 on their calendar. That's the day when any business applying for a contract with the DoD must submit a plan for cyber security compliance. Known as the Defense Acquisition Regulations System ...
Three San Diego-based defense contractors were ordered to pay millions after their owners pleaded guilty to defrauding the Pentagon, a federal judge ruled. The owners of veteran logistics, Inc., Industrial Xchange, Inc., and Boston laser technology, Inc. manipulated the EMALL system to substitute ...
Since Dallas-Fort Worth has such a robust defense industry, we'll be keeping tabs on what contracts the U.S. Department of Defense doles out to local companies. In our past coverage of DFW Defense, we highlighted a $210 million contract for L3 Technologies' Greenville facility and nearly a $100 million ...
He also said the deal has the potential to outpace supplier deals done by the U.S. Department of Defense contractor Oshkosh Corp. Oshkosh Corp. makes heavy-duty vehicles including some used by the United States military. Walker said Foxconn plans to outsource a lot more work than Oshkosh does.
Department of defense contractors must implement IT security controls by December 31. Organizations doing business with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) must demonstrate their ability meet higher levels IT security for their corporate network and systems by Dec. 31, 2017 or risk losing business.
From Dec. 29 to Jan. 4, the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support awarded five local companies a total of $2.3 million in federal contracts. DLA, a combat support agency in the U.S. Department of Defense, and NAVSUP Weapons Systems Support, ...


 

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