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Boeing Gets $262M Air Force Contract for Bomb Guidance Kits

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $262 million contract to supply bomb guidance tailkits to the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed-price contract covers the production of lot 17 Joint Direct Attack Munition kits, the Defense Department said Monday. JDAM tailkits work to convert free-falling bombs into weapons guided by GPS and inertial …

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Vectrus to Support Army Equipment Sustainment in Kuwait for $145M


Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will provide equipment maintenance, repair, storage and other services to the U.S. Army under a $145.5 million contract in support of Army Sustainment Command operations in southwest Asia. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform work in Kuwait through Feb. 28, 2017. The contract has an …

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L-3 Receives $130M Army Quick-Reaction Aircraft Contract Modification

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has been awarded a $129.7 million contract modification to produce 13 quick-reaction capability aircraft for the U.S. Army. L-3 will provide the aircraft in compliance with the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will perform work in Greenville, …

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SPA Lands $76M Navy Program Assessments, Studies Contract

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Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. has received a potential $75.7 million contract to perform assessments, studies and engineering services for various U.S. Navy programs. The award is for the Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile program, Navy strike and deterrence technologies and concepts, arms control program, weapons system launcher subsystem and …

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November 23 Market Close: GovCon Index 5-Day Gain Streak Snaps, Tech & Transport Losses Weigh on US Markets


The GovCon Index‘s five-day streak of gains ended Monday with a nominal loss of 0.102 points to 79.548 after its best week of a fourth quarter that has seen a strong rally from the three months prior to October. San Diego-based defense and transportation services contractor Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) was …

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Comtech to Buy TeleCommunication Systems for $431M in US Govt Contract, Public Safety Expansion Push

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Melville, New York-based Comtech Communications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has agreed to purchase Telecommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) for approximately $430.8 million cash in a deal aimed to create a company with a balanced footprint in both the U.S. government contracting and public safety markets. Comtech said Monday it expects to close the transaction by the end …

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Ellen McCarthy Joins Noblis as NSP Org President; Roger Mason Comments


Ellen McCarthy, former director of plans and programs at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, has joined the nonprofit science and technology organization Noblis as president of its National Security Partners organization. Roger Mason, senior vice president of national security and intelligence at Noblis, said Sunday McCarthy brings to the organization experience that …

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Bechtel Lands $605M Navy Contract for Nuclear Propulsion Components


Bechtel’s plant machinery division has won a potential $605 million contract to continue to provide nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract under the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, the Defense Department said Friday. That initiative by the National Nuclear Security Administration aims to …

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Tom Sorel Joins Serco as Surface Transportation VP, Program Director

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Tom Sorel, formerly vice president of Twin Cities operations at KLJ Engineering, has joined Serco Inc. as VP and program director of surface transportation for the company. He will oversee Serco’s efforts to expand the transportation business into government programs and develop industry best practices for key projects, Serco said …

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Scott Goldstein Named Ensco Chief Strategy, Tech Officer; Boris Nejikovsky Comments

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Air Force Reserve Brig. Gen. Scott Goldstein, a former chief technologist and head of the advanced missions solutions group at Dynetics, will join Ensco as chief strategy and technology officer effective Nov. 30. Ensco President Boris Nejikovsky has informed employees in an email that Goldstein aims to tailor the Falls Church, Virginia-based company’s technical products and services …

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