Marjorie Censer

Marjorie Censer is Inside Defense's defense business 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 | January 20, 2017

Michael Leiter, who heads Leidos' defense group, will depart his position today, the company said.

The Insider | January 18, 2017

Raytheon said today its board of directors has added retired Navy Adm. Sandy Winnefeld, effective immediately.

The Insider | January 17, 2017

Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing's chief executive, told reporters after meeting with President-elect Trump today the two "made some great progress on simplifying requirements for Air Force One," according to a pool report.

The Insider | January 17, 2017

Kratos today named Steve Fendley president of its unmanned systems division, effective upon the retirement of retired Vice Adm. Jerry Beaman.

The Insider | January 17, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump is set to meet today with Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing's chief executive, the transition team confirmed.

The Insider | January 13, 2017

Following a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump today, Lockheed Martin Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson told reporters the company plans to add 1,800 employees in Fort Worth, TX.

Daily News | January 12, 2017

Following its divestiture from Northrop Grumman, BluVector will be able to target a larger market and take on riskier research and development efforts, according to its chief.

The Insider | January 12, 2017

A new report from Deloitte predicts that global defense industry sales will grow 3.2 percent in 2017 "as defense spending in the U.S. has bottomed out and returned to growth, after multi-year declines in defense budgets."

Daily News | January 11, 2017

Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, on Wednesday praised congressional efforts to bolster the security cooperation workforce in the latest defense authorization legislation.

Daily News | January 11, 2017

With the formation of the White House National Trade Council and the designation of a full-time staffer focused on the defense industrial base, the incoming Trump administration is signaling an early interest in potentially relying on the defense industry to spur more U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Daily News | January 10, 2017

Boeing's purchase of ocean surface robot builder Liquid Robotics will significantly accelerate both companies' growth, according to a Boeing executive.

The Insider | January 10, 2017

If confirmed as the next defense secretary, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis will resign from General Dynamics' board of directors, according to an ethics agreement dated Jan. 5 and signed by Mattis.

The Insider | January 09, 2017

LLR Partners said today it has acquired BluVector, a technology that uses machine learning to provide cyber intelligence, from Northrop Grumman for an undisclosed sum.

The Insider | January 09, 2017

Engility late last week sold its international development services business to the Research Triangle Institute for $24 million, the company said in a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Daily News | January 06, 2017

In a new memo, Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall defends a recently issued rule requiring companies to engage in technical interchanges with the Defense Department before starting independent research projects, arguing it simply makes official what has long been done.

Daily News | January 04, 2017

The director of the MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator, a partnership between the Pentagon, New York University and other U.S. universities, is "troubled" his group has not met with members of the Trump transition team.

The Insider | January 04, 2017

Enlighten IT Consulting, which has created a platform to fight cyberattacks against the Pentagon and other government agencies, said this week it has been acquired by contractor MacAulay-Brown.

Daily News | January 03, 2017

More than two years after being purchased by a private-equity firm, LGS Innovations has significantly ramped up its research and development work, the company's chief executive said last month.

The Insider | January 03, 2017

Dynetics said last week it had acquired Aviation and Missile Solutions, which was a joint venture between Dynetics and Camber.

The Insider | January 03, 2017

Leo Mackay, an executive at Lockheed Martin, is set to meet with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence today, according to a pool report.

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