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2014-04-23 08:20:49

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant Park Global announced today that AAR, a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries, has secured a contract with Aeromexico to provide heavy maintenance, or C checks, on three of the airline's Boeing 767 aircraft. AAR will perform the work at the Indianapolis Maintenance Center, its largest maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the U.S., located on the Indianapolis airport. Work...

2013-06-26 08:21:04

The organization is now accepting defense contractor, aerospace, and automotive manufacturing opportunities SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heroes Hired Manufacturing announces the opening of its new Electrical Cables and Wire Harness manufacturing facility, and are now accepting applications for employment and defense contractor, aerospace and automotive contracts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/PH38582LOGO ) Todd Schaffer, a U.S....

2013-01-22 23:00:51

Securityhunter, Inc., a Baltimore based electronics security provider, was selected as a top defense and federal contractor in the Baltimore area by the Baltimore Business Journal for its 2013 Book of Lists. This selection was based on federal funds awarded to prime contractors in the Baltimore area for fiscal year 2012. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Securityhunter, Inc., a Baltimore based electronic security provider, was selected by the Baltimore Business Journal as the 16th...

Hackers Breach Japanese Defense Contractor Mitsubishi
2011-09-19 08:37:47

  Japanese defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries claims in the Yomiuri, a Japanese newspaper, that hackers have gained access to its computer systems but it is not known at this time if any data has been stolen. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries builds guided missiles, rocket engines, submarines and nuclear-power equipment for the Japanese government. A Mitsubishi spokesman told Reuters: “We´ve found out that some system information such as IP addresses have been...

2011-09-14 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More than 600 defense industry executives, including military and government program decision makers, participated in a Defense Industry Dailysurvey collecting major defense contractor performance rankings. The resulting report revealed new learnings about how the defense industryawards business, including: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/CG68492) - That procurement officers assess contractors differently, and often...

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2011-05-30 05:35:00

One of the largest defense contractors for the US military, Lockheed Martin, became the target of a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack. Lockheed Martin, the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon confirmed that the contractor's information systems had come under attack by hackers. Lt. Col. April Cunningham, speaking for the Defense Department, told the Associated Press (AP) that the impact on the Pentagon "is minimal and we don't expect any adverse effect." Lockheed builds...

2011-02-15 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE USA -- The Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP), the only government-industry consortium focused on secure collaboration in aerospace and defense (A&D), today announced that TSCP members from CA Technologies, Raytheon Company, Northrop Grumman and EADS will be featured in a keynote panel at RSA Conference USA 2011. The panel, titled 'Secure, Global Collaboration Made Possible,' will give attendees an inside look at...

2010-10-12 09:07:00

LONDON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Philippe Laflandre, VP Head of EADS Corporate Trust Center, and Malcolm Carrie, Head of Strategy & Architecture, Corporate IT Office, BAE Systems will discuss how to secure information using Transglobal Secure Collaboration Programme (TSCP) framework while meeting national and commercial requirements such as export control and intellectual property rights at the RSA Conference Europe 2010. Attendees will get an inside look at specific use-cases that...

2010-05-12 16:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As 200,000 service members transition this year into a tight job market, many are greeted with readily available jobs with government service companies and defense contractors where starting salaries can be 24% higher than their peers, according to a study by the State of Maryland Department of Labor. The ticket to this robust hiring position is a government security clearance. Next week in the Washington, DC area, hundreds of professionals with...

2010-04-15 02:00:00

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, April 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq, a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with BAE Systems, the premier global defence, security and aerospace company, to supply BAE Systems Insyte with Quintiq's Logistics Planner. This system has been specially engineered to meet the specific planning requirements of military operations. The project is scheduled to be completed later...