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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more


October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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Lockheed Martin Names Subcontractors to Support Bid for Air Force ICBM Replacement Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted its bid and named the companies it will subcontract for the U.S. Air Force’s ground-based strategic deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The National Defense Magazine reported Thursday General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Draper Labs, Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide …

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Battelle, Air Force Partner to Develop Aircraft Anti-Icing Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Battelle and the U.S. Air Force‘s Life Cycle Management Center have entered into a cooperative research-and-development agreement for the development of an anti-icing technology for aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The agreement aims to create an ice protection technology with carbon nanotube dispersants to support unmanned aircraft system …

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BAE’s US Arm to Build More Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Intl Defense Clients Under $618M IDIQ Contract

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The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, a potential $618.3 million contract for the full-rate production of precision laser-guided rocket systems. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers the supply of FRP lots 5 to 7 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rounds to the Navy, Marine …

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Weekly Roundup October 3 – October 7, 2016: L-3 Makes Buys, M&A Chatter Around Harris & more

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October 3 – October 7, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The stalwart GovCon technology maker L-3 Communications extended its profile as an active player in the merger-and-acquisition scene this week and closed its first buys since a large business divestiture …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more


September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Three Wire Systems Appoints Serena Bliss as Chief Information Security Officer


Three Wire Systems has appointed Serena Bliss, formerly senior information assurance officer at Lockheed Martin subcontractor eSolution Architects, as the new chief information security officer at Three Wire. Bliss has more than 15 years of cybersecurity experience in areas such as application development, certification and accreditation, Three Wire said Wednesday. She previously managed eSA’ …

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DRS Wins $339M Army Contract to Build Handheld Joint Targeting System

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DRS Technologies has won a potential five-year, $339.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the military service’s Joint Effects Targeting System initiative. The Army Contracting Command received two offers for the firm-fixed-price contract and will determine performance location with each order, the Defense Department said Thursday. DRS is scheduled to …

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Air Force Exercises $395M Lockheed Contract Option for 9th & 10th GPS III Satellites


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $395 million contract modification to build the ninth and 10th Global Positioning System III space vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force exercised an option in a previously awarded GPS III production contract and obligated $373.4 million for the modification from …

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DLA Awards Carestream Health Potential $150M Picture Archiving & Comm System Contract


Carestream Health has been awarded a potential 10-year, $150 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply picture archiving and communications system products to the four U.S. military branches. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will provide digital imaging network PACS equipment and maintenance support services to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps as well as federal civilian …

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