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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Daily News | April 9, 2020

The long-anticipated merger between Raytheon and United Technologies closed last week, just as the coronavirus outbreak began to take a major toll on the U.S. economy.

The Insider | April 9, 2020

Lockheed Martin said today it has accelerated $156 million in supply chain payments over the last three weeks and now expects to flow down more than $450 million in accelerated payments as a result of the Pentagon's new progress payment policy.

Daily News | April 9, 2020

The Defense Department this week laid out the framework for implementing recent legislation meant to help pay contractors unable to work during the coronavirus outbreak.

The Insider | April 9, 2020

Lockheed Martin said this week it has named Yvonne Hodge senior vice president of enterprise business transformation, effective June 15.

Daily News | April 8, 2020

The Pentagon issued a final rule today implementing part of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which called for a preference for performance-based payments.

The Insider | April 7, 2020

Oshkosh said today its chief executive has volunteered to reduce his salary from April 5 until the end of the fiscal year, which concludes Sept. 30.

The Insider | April 7, 2020

The chief executive of United Launch Alliance said late yesterday that an employee in one of the company’s Denver facilities has tested positive for coronavirus.

The Insider | April 6, 2020

CACI International said today its board of directors has added Sue Gordon, effective immediately.

The Insider | April 6, 2020

Boeing said Sunday it is extending indefinitely its suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound-area and Moses Lake sites.

The Insider | April 4, 2020

The president of General Dynamics Electric Boat said today he learned Friday he tested positive for coronavirus.

The Insider | April 1, 2020

Booz Allen Hamilton said today it will devote more than $100 million to support its 27,000 employees and their communities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daily News | March 31, 2020

A memo signed yesterday by a top Defense Department acquisition official says DOD agencies and the services should act to ensure the defense industrial base remains healthy despite the coronavirus outbreak.

The Insider | March 31, 2020

General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works said this week it is increasing the number of crews disinfecting and cleaning work areas as about half of its production workforce uses time-off policies.

The Insider | March 30, 2020

Raytheon and United Technologies said today they have received all the needed regulatory approvals for their merger of equals and expect to close the deal prior to the opening of trading on Friday.

The Insider | March 27, 2020

A survey conducted by the National Defense Industrial Association found that small businesses expect the coronavirus outbreak to disrupt their sales and their ability to carry out contracts.

The Insider | March 27, 2020

Science Applications International Corp. has experienced "minimal impact" from coronavirus so far and expects the government services market to remain resilient, the company's chief executive said this week.

The Insider | March 27, 2020

Lockheed Martin today said it is planning to advance more than $50 million to its small- and medium-sized business partners in its supply chain "to ensure they have the financial means to continue to operate, sustain jobs and support the economy."

Daily News | March 27, 2020

The Justice Department said Thursday that United Technologies and Raytheon must divest Raytheon's military airborne radios business, UTC's military global positioning systems and UTC's large space-based optical systems businesses to move forward with the companies' planned merger.

The Insider | March 26, 2020

Raytheon said today its missile systems business has agreed to a $1 billion, five-year deal to buy propulsion systems from Aerojet Rocketdyne for Standard Missile products.

The Insider | March 25, 2020

Though a General Dynamics Bath Iron Works employee has tested positive for coronavirus, the business remains open because the president and the Navy have "mandated that we do so," according to a message from the unit's president.

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