Marjorie Censer

Marjorie Censer was Inside Defense's editor until July 2021. 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 | May 27, 2021

Mercury Systems said today it has acquired Pentek Technologies and Pentek Systems, Upper Saddle River, NJ-based businesses specializing in ruggedized, commercial off-the-shelf software-defined radio and data acquisition boards, recording systems and subsystems.

The Insider | May 26, 2021

The federal effort to address the semiconductor shortage could have implications for Mercury Systems, which has in recent years expanded its microelectronics packaging business.

The Insider | May 26, 2021

Dozens of technology companies today sent a letter to President Biden arguing the government needs to do more to prioritize commercial buying.

The Insider | May 25, 2021

Science Applications International Corp.'s artificial intelligence leader says the company plans to integrate newly acquired technology into AI work throughout the business.

Daily News | May 24, 2021

EAST HARTFORD, CT -- The chief technology officer of Raytheon Technologies says he has met in recent weeks with representatives from the Air Force and the Office of the Secretary of Defense to discuss the company's focus on using a digital thread approach to speed cycle times.

The Insider | May 21, 2021

Booz Allen Hamilton's chief executive said today the Justice Department has closed its criminal investigation, which the company first disclosed nearly four years ago.

The Insider | May 20, 2021

Private-equity firm the Carlyle Group earlier this year combined IST Research and Two Six Labs to form a new company called Two Six Technologies, led by a former Booz Allen Hamilton executive and focused on quickly getting products to the field.

The Insider | May 20, 2021

Redwire said today it has named Dean Bellamy executive vice president of national security space.

The Insider | May 18, 2021

The chief executive of Raytheon Technologies said today the company's portfolio transformation is "essentially complete" -- but the contractor is planning to divest its global training and logistics unit.

The Insider | May 17, 2021

Teledyne earlier this month completed its acquisition of FLIR Systems, a deal one executive says will result in a broader range of unmanned systems.

The Insider | May 17, 2021

Lockheed Martin said today it has named OJ Sanchez vice president and general manager for its integrated fighter group, succeeding Bridget Lauderdale.

Daily News | May 17, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine now widely available nationwide, many defense contracting executives say they see the vaccine as a path forward, allowing them to ramp up their work and move past this challenging time.

Daily News | May 13, 2021

After adding two major acquisitions, Peraton is now looking to early July as a key timeframe in the integration of the three companies.

The Insider | May 13, 2021

Leidos hopes to cut its office space by 25% over the next three years, according to the company's chief financial officer.

Daily News | May 11, 2021

Maxar Technologies said earlier this month a workmanship issue will delay the company's WorldView Legion program.

The Insider | May 11, 2021

TransDigm executives said today the company is continuing to work through an audit with the Defense Department inspector general and anticipates a public report could be released before the end of September.

Daily News | May 10, 2021

Lockheed Martin has prepared a plan to move a large percentage of its workforce to a hybrid in-person and telework approach as the pandemic appears to be easing.

The Insider | May 6, 2021

The chief executive of Noblis said the company searched for more than two years, reviewing about 200 companies, before acquiring McKean Defense in a bid to grow its defense work.

The Insider | May 6, 2021

Huntington Ingalls Industries executives said today the company is seeing the lowest COVID-19 case rates and lowest quarantine volumes since last summer, driven by a growing vaccination rate.

The Insider | May 5, 2021

ManTech International this week said sales in its most recent quarter totaled $633 million, up 4% from the same three-month period a year earlier.

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