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Weekly Roundup June 13 – June 17 2016: ManTech’s Cyber Buy, CACI’s Satcom Win & more

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June 13 – June 17 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   We shift our focus this week back to GovCon’s merger-and-acquisition environment with one new deal to digest and a second that has brought the purchaser a new landmark contract …

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Cybercom’s Kevin McLaughlin: Human Capital Key to Partnerships With Industry

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U.S. Cyber Command‘s efforts to build greater partnerships with the private sector should include a human capital component to build up skill sets and experience in both the public and private sectors, Cybercom’s second-ranked officer told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, Cybercom’s deputy leader since August …

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June 14 Market Close: GCI Barely Nudges Up as Britain EU Vote, Central Banks Mute Markets

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The GovCon Index rallied late Tuesday afternoon and ended at a narrow gain of 0.033 points to 78.945 as global investors held back over the U.K.’s potential European Union exit and also started to watch world central bank meetings. CACI International (NYSE: CACI) rose after the Air Force announced the services provider as the …

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CACI Wins Potential $446M Air Force Satellite Control Net Consolidation Contract

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential seven-year, $445,900,944 contract that consolidates maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force‘s main Satellite Control Network into a single purchasing mechanism in an effort to reduce the service branch’s operation and sustainment costs. A Monday contracting notice on FedBizOpps says the Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control Network Modifications, …

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UTC Subsidiary Lands Potential $64M Contract From AF for F119 Sustainment Services

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United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt and Whitney business unit has secured a potential $64 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for F119 engine sustainment services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will obligate $48 million from fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance funds. …

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June 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Marginally Up Against US Stock Declines

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The GovCon Index recorded a narrow gain of 0.091 points to 79.018 Friday to post its third consecutive weekly rise as U.S. markets showed caution after the May payrolls report showed 38,000 jobs created in May to fall well short of economist forecasts. According to CNBC, analysts expected the Labor Department to …

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Weekly Roundup May 30 – June 3 2016: FirstNet Contract Award Countdown Begins & more

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May 30 – June 3 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The time has come and gone for industry to throw their hats into the ring in pursuit of the contract to help construct the future nationwide broadband network for …

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June 2 Market Close: GCI Turns Around AM Decline, L-3 Hits 52-Week High on $2B AF Logistics Contract

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The GovCon Index swung back into positive territory after an early morning decline Thursday and closed at a gain of 0.314 points to 78.927 as U.S. investors looked toward the release of Friday’s jobs report before markets open. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hit a new 52-week high in intraday trade after the New York City-based …

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Boeing Secures $3.2B AF Contract Modification to Supply Bomb-Guidance Kits

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A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has landed a potential $3.2 billion contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Joint Direct Attack Munition tailkits. Boeing’s defense space and security business will supply JDAM strap-on inertial guidance tailkits designed to receive GPS guidance updates for conventional inventory bombs, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Air Force …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

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May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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