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Harris’ $1.7B Radio Systems FMS Contract Takes Effect


A $1.7 billion contract between the U.S. Army and Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) for the supply of company-built tactical radios to Afghanistan took effect Wednesday. The Defense Department said Wednesday it “inadvertently” announced the service branch’s award of the foreign military sales contract to Harris on June 16. The contract will run …

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CACI Lands Task Order to Help Centcom Counter Narco-Terrorism; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will continue to provide support for U.S. Central Command‘s efforts to counter narco-terrorism under a multimillion-dollar task order from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the task order was awarded under the Rapid Response 3rd Generation contract vehicle and …

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Retired Army Gen. John Campbell Joins BAE US Arm’s Board of Directors

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John Campbell, a retired U.S. Army general and former commander of U.S. forces and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, has been appointed to the board of directors of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. He will serve a three-year term on the BAE Systems Inc. board, the company said Wednesday. “General Campbell brings extensive leadership and operations …

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March 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Accelerates in PM After Fed Cuts Rate Hike Path; Vectrus Top GCI Gainer


The GovCon Index turned upward in the last two hours of trade Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would baseline interest rates unchanged and closed at a gain of 0.599 points to 73.987. Index stock Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) led all gainers at 9.44 percent after the information technology and communications contractor posted earnings …

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Vectrus 2016 Guidance Mixed Versus Street Estimates; 2015 & 4Q Earnings Top Analyst Forecasts


Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has issued earnings and revenue guidance for 2016 with the midpoint outlooks respectively below and level the consensus Wall Street forecast on continued declines in sales for programs based in Afghanistan. The Colorado Springs-based information technology …

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Navy Picks Boeing’s Insitu for $71M ScanEagle FMS Contract With Afghanistan

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Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $71 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce eight ScanEagle unmanned aerial systems for Afghanistan through a foreign military sales agreement. The firm-fixed-price contract covers ScanEagle aerial vehicles, support tools, a training facility for the UAVs, spares and field support services, the Defense …

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DynCorp Gets $154M Modification to Extend O&M Support to Army in Afghanistan


DynCorp International has received a one-year, $154.3 million modification to a task order under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract to continue to provide operations and maintenance support to the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. The company said Monday the task order covers base life support and O&M services in Afghanistan, including facilities …

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September 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Markets Decline in PM Session


The GovCon Index closed down 0.686 points to 72.072 on a day that saw continued volatility in U.S. and global markets despite a rise in equities. All three major U.S. stock indices were up 1 percent at one point in the morning session and receded into negative territory in the 1:00 p.m. Eastern …

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AM General Receives Int’l Order for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles


AM General will provide 2,082 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles and spare parts to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Tunisia and Ukraine under a $372.9 million foreign military sale contract with the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform contract-related work in Indiana through April 29, 2016. The full obligated amount is …

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DynCorp Adds IFS Tools to Aircraft Maintenance Work in Afghanistan


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on DynCorp International adding the IFS Fleet and Asset Management tool to the suite of applications it uses to keep track of DoD aircraft in Afghanistan. IFS said Monday the product directly interfaces with DI’s technical data worksites that work …

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