09 Sep 05. The Rt. Hon. Jack Straw, Foreign Secretary and MP for Blackburn, helped the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and BAE Systems launch a joint initiative aimed at sustaining and maximising the world class aerospace industry within the North West. At a ceremony held at BAE Systems Samlesbury, the NWDA and BAE Systems announced that they have started conducting a review of the long-term site vision for the BAE Systems Samlesbury site, which could lead to development of the site into a Regional Aerospace Business Park.
12 Sep 05. Vice Admiral Phillip M. Balisle, USN (Ret.) has joined DRS Technologies, Inc.’s Washington Operations in Arlington, Virginia, as senior vice president, maritime strategic plans and programs.
12 Sep 05. QinetiQ announces Board appointments. QinetiQ, has made some strategic changes to the Board. Sir John Chisholm has been named executive chairman with immediate effect in succession to Dame Pauline Neville-Jones. Graham Love, formerly chief financial officer, will become chief executive officer, and Doug Webb has been named chief financial officer. Dame Pauline has led the Board as non-executive chairman since 2002.
14 Sep 05. B. Parker Miller III has joined Curtiss-Wright Corporation as Senior Vice President — Government Relations. Located in Curtiss-Wright’s Washington DC office, Mr. Miller will coordinate Curtiss-Wright’s participation on existing and new programs with the U.S. Government. He will also monitor opportunities for strategic affiliations between Curtiss-Wright businesses and major research universities.
07 Sep 05. AAR Corp. has elected Michael R. Boyce as a Director of the Company.
15 Sep 05. SI International, Inc. has appointed of Harry Gatanas as Executive Vice President of the Strategic Programs Group. This appointment reflects SI International’s positioning to support continued rapid growth.