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Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Lockheed splits electronic systems business in two

New units will be Missiles and Fire Control and Mission Systems and Training. About 200 jobs will be cut.

By Marjorie Censer  |  10:21 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Lockheed Martin, defense contractor, government contracting, SAIC, divest, split, Marillyn Hewson

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Lockheed will not issue layoff notices to employees

Firm will skip a move it had said it could be required to make given the threat of sequestration.

By Marjorie Censer  |  11:52 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lockheed Martin, WARN Act, layoff notices, defense contractors, government contracting, sequestration

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Engility eliminates divisions, plans employee cuts

The cuts, which should be complete by the end of the year, are expected to total less than 4 percent of its 8,000 employees.

By Marjorie Censer  |  04:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Engility, L-3 Communications, government services, government contracting

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012

SAIC to split into two public companies

One will focus on technical services and another on IT products, including surveillance and intelligence programs.

By Marjorie Censer  |  04:51 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  SAIC, services, solutions, conflict of interest, government contracting

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Lockheed cuts employees in mission systems and sensors unit

One D.C.-based unit has cut its workforce by 740 employees — 432 voluntarily and 308 involuntarily.

By Marjorie Censer  |  05:56 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lockheed Martin, government contracting, layoffs

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 03/05/2012

SAIC CEO Jumper to receive $1.2 million base salary

The McLean-based contracting giant said last week that John P. Jumper will earn a base salary of $1.2 million and receive a $150,000 signing bonus.

By Marjorie Censer  |  12:14 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  SAIC, government contracting, John Jumper, Walt Havenstein