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Textron Systems CEO Ellen Lord to Be Nominated as Pentagon Acquisition Chief

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Ellen Lord, president and CEO of Textron Systems, as undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the Defense Department, the White House announced Tuesday. If confirmed, she will lead the current AT&L office and subsequently be undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment after DoD completes a …

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North Carolina National Guard Conducts New Equipment Training on Textron-Built UAS Platform

The North Carolina National Guard has conducted new equipment training activities near Fort Bragg for six weeks to evaluate the latest model of the Textron-built RQ-7BV2 Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system. The U.S. Army said Friday that the latest model features several upgrades which help meet NATO regulations on interoperability and …

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THE TOP 17 GOVCON DAILY ARTICLES FOR 2017

(LISTED BELOW) For an end of year wrap-up, we are publishing the top 17 GovCon Daily stories for 2017. These articles were reviewed and analyzed to be the 17 stories with the highest readership for this year.         Bloomberg: Air Force Halts Air Operations Network Modernization Program Gen. Scott Dingle …

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Airborne Tactical Advantage Company Supports Marine Corps F-35B Training

Textron‘s Airborne Tactical Advantage Company arrived Aug. 20 on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to train Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 pilots in using the F-35B Lightning II aircraft, Dvids reported Nov. 6, 2017. The training course will include classroom discussions, application exercises and air battle exercises. “We are a civilian …

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Ellen Lord: Foreign Military Sales Program Essential to DoD’s Intl Partnerships

Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition,technology and logistics, has said the Defense Department‘s foreign military sales program serves as a means for DoD to help build capacities and capabilities of U.S. partner nations, Reuters reported Thursday. “It’s a real tool for us in terms of international relations,” Lord told reporters. The former Textron …

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