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NAVSUP Issues Solicitation for Potential $993M Wireless Telecommunications Services IDIQ

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The Naval Supply Systems Command has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year, $993.5 million contract to continue to provide wireless telecommunications services to the Defense Department, Department of the Navy, Air Force, Army and other federal agencies. NAVSUP said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday the indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a follow-on requirement and …

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Textron Awarded $116M to Update Army Shadow UAS Fleet; Henry Finneral Comments

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A Textron (NYSE: TXT) business unit has been awarded a $116.5 million contract to update a tactical unmanned aircraft system the U.S. Army operates for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to relay communications.  Textron’s unmanned systems business will work to update 24 of the Army’s RQ-7B V2 Shadow TUAS and deliver that set of unmanned aircraft back …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

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April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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Katrina McFarland: Army Seeks More R&D Dialogue With Industry

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The U.S. Army is looking at how contractors spend government-issued funds for research-and-development programs in order to better understand where industry focuses its R&D efforts, the branch’s lead acquisition executive said Wednesday. Katrina McFarland told an audience at a Potomac Officers Club-hosted event in Falls Church, Virginia the Army’s closer examination of R&D spending at …

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General Dynamics Secures Potential $193M Army Contract for Penetrator Bomb Components

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $193 million contract from the U.S. Army to build penetrator bomb bodies and components. The Army Contracting Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce the BLU-109 units, the company said Wednesday. General Dynamics added it has already received the first orders valued at $9.3 …

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March 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps on SAIC Earnings, Vectrus Contract Award

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The GovCon Index received a jolt Tuesday from Science Applications International Corp.‘s (NYSE: SAIC) latest earnings report and other general market conditions to close at a gain of 1.612 percent to 74.129. McLean, Virginia-based GovCon services contractor SAIC led Index gainers at 11.45 percent after the company said it exceeded Wall Street’s expectations …

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Army Picks Boeing for $185M Contract for Apache Lot 7 Full-Rate Production

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) has landed a $184.9 million contract from the U.S. Army for the full-rate production of Lot 7 AH-64 Apache helicopters. The Army Contracting Command awarded the contract through a solicitation with one bid received, the Defense Department said Monday. The full obligated amount is from fiscal 2016 “other procurement” funds, DoD added. Boeing …

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Shannon Wagner Promoted to Dynamic Aviation COO; Michael Stoltzfus Comments

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Shannon Wagner, formerly senior vice president of operations at Bridgewater,Virginia-based Dynamic Aviation, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the company. The 25-year commercial aviation veteran started in his current role in February and oversees the company’s daily operations, Dynamic Aviation said Monday. “Shannon has an immense passion for aviation,” said Dynamic Aviation …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

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Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

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Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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