Marjorie Censer

Marjorie Censer is Inside Defense's editor. She previously worked at the Washington Post and its local business publication Capital Business, covering defense industry reshaping, the increased scrutiny of contractors following the Edward Snowden case and the challenges of canceling military programs. From 2007 to 2010, she was managing editor of Inside the Army. She also previously worked as defense editor at POLITICO and as a staff writer at the Carroll County Times and the Princeton Packet. A Fairfax native, she graduated from Princeton University.

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The Insider | October 23, 2018

Hitachi Vantara today closed on its acquisition of REAN Cloud, whose federal work will add six contracts to Hitachi Vantara Federal, according to the company's chief executive.

The Insider | October 23, 2018

Science Applications International Corp. said today it is opening a virtual lab environment -- dubbed an "Innovation Factory" -- to help it "move at a pace similar to startups."

The Insider | October 19, 2018

The industry-government advisory panel on technical data rights -- set to influence Pentagon intellectual property reform -- has put together a slate of recommendations that mainly could be implemented without legislative changes.

Daily News | October 18, 2018

Analysts said this week they don't expect the planned merger of Harris and L3 Technologies to generate antitrust concerns and said the deal is likely to spur additional consolidation.

The Insider | October 18, 2018

Vectrus said this week it has named Kevin Boyle chief legal officer and general counsel.

The Insider | October 18, 2018

Textron Systems reported today sales in its most recent quarter reached $352 million, down from $458 million the prior year.

The Insider | October 17, 2018

Investment firm Enlightenment Capital said this week it has merged four of its previous defense and intelligence acquisitions to form the EverWatch platform, a government services company specializing in defense, intelligence and deployed mission support.

Daily News | October 15, 2018

The chief executives of Harris and L3 Technologies said today their proposed merger would bolster the company's role as a prime contractor and ensure the majority of its work is on fixed-price contracts.

Daily News | October 14, 2018

Harris and L3 Technologies said today they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger to create a defense contractor with about $16 billion in annual sales and about 48,000 employees.

The Insider | October 12, 2018

The Pentagon's use of other transaction agreements to speed acquisition is significantly changing the business environment, contracting executives said this week.

Daily News | October 11, 2018

ST Engineering last month named Tom Vecchiolla, a former Raytheon executive, to head its United States-based company, VT Systems, as it seeks growth here.

The Insider | October 10, 2018

Maximus said this week it has agreed to acquire "certain assets of General Dynamics Information Technology’s large-scale, citizen-engagement centers in the U.S. Federal civilian market" for $400 million in cash.

The Insider | October 10, 2018

Booz Allen Hamilton said this week it has appointed Michèle Flournoy to its board of directors, effective Oct. 24.

The Insider | October 10, 2018

Boeing has snagged "important wins" by capturing the MQ-25 unmanned tanker, Huey helicopter replacement and T-X trainer contracts, but will "have to demonstrate better execution" than in the past to translate those awards into improved earnings, Moody's Investors Service said this week.

The Insider | October 10, 2018

Blue Delta Capital Partners, a growth equity firm focused on the government services market, said this week Phil Nolan will serve as a general partner.

The Insider | October 09, 2018

ManTech International said today it has named Yvonne Vervaet senior vice president of growth and capabilities, a newly created position.

The Insider | October 05, 2018

Today's INSIDER Daily Digest includes news on the long-awaited defense industrial base report as well as new contracts awarded by the secretive Strategic Capabilities Office.

The Insider | October 05, 2018

Novetta said this week it has named Joe Logue, a former Booz Allen Hamilton executive, to its board of directors.

Daily News | October 04, 2018

The U.S. defense industrial base is increasingly at risk, specifically from China, and in need of new, direct investments at the subcontractor level to prevent single points of failure and dependence on foreign sources, according to a long-awaited Pentagon report commissioned by President Trump.

The Insider | October 04, 2018

Harris is in the “final stages” of finding a new office location near Army Futures Command, a company executive told Inside Defense this week.

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