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BAE Awarded $384M Army Thermal Weapon Sight Production Contract

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The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a potential seven-year, $384 million contract to produce a thermal weapon sight technology that will work to help soldiers identify and engage targets in the battlefield. BAE said Wednesday the military branch ordered the company’s Family of Weapon Sights–Crew Served system comprised of high-resolution sensors with a laser …

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Weekly Roundup November 21 – November 23, 2016: L-3 Squeezes Buy in Before Rate Hike

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November 21 – November 23, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Interest rates are all but certain to go up in December and one large defense contractor has seemingly gotten ahead of the game to make one more big buy …

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November 22 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Notch Record Closes to Extend Post-Election Rally

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index set a new closing record Tuesday with a 1-percent gain paced by defense prime and government services stocks as the U.S. bellwether S&P 500 also ended at an all-time high in spite of healthcare stock declines. GovCon Index advancers outnumbered decliners at a 4-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Green to Close 2nd Straight Weekly Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a small gain Friday to register its second consecutive weekly gain on continued positive sentiment among investors toward defense stocks compared to other sectors. U.S. stocks traded lower Friday on healthcare sector declines to continue the slowdown in markets from the post-election rally but the S&P 500 …

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November 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Green, Fed Chair Tells Congress Rate Hike Near

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index nudged a slight gain Thursday in a mostly positive session for the U.S. stock market at-large as investors listened to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony. GovCon Index decliners edged advancers and three of its 11 S&P 500 components closed green with Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) the best net gainer among …

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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight 1%-Plus Gain, AECOM Surges on CEO’s Infrastructure Comments

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least 1 full percent for a fourth consecutive session Monday to new all-time high as defense primes continued to lead gainers and construction company AECOM (NYSE: ACM) also climbed after its CEO offered investors a positive outlook on U.S. infrastructure spending. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered …

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BAE Unit Awarded $193M Navy Destroyer Post-Delivery Yard Services IDIQ

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BAE Systems‘ ship repair business in San Diego, California, has received a potential $192.7 million contract to provide post-delivery execution yard services for the first two guided missile destroyers of the U.S. Navy‘s Zumwalt class. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers support for mission systems activation and post-shakedown availability of …

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BAE’s DeEtte Gray: Development of Cyber Education Initiatives is Key to Addressing Demand for Cyber Experts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — DeEtte Gray, president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems‘ U.S. Arm, has said that the cyber industry must invest in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and cyber education in an effort to scale the demand for cyber professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Gray said during her …

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Boeing Lands $479M F-15 Electronic Warfare System EMD Contract

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a four-year, $478.8 contract from the U.S. Air Force to engineer, manufacture and develop an electronic warfare system for the F-15 aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers planning, design development, integration, testing and risk reduction activities for the F-15 Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System program. Work …

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November 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Down 1% on Huntington Ingalls 3Q Miss, Leidos Jumps on Street Beat

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Thursday after Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reported a year-over-year decline in third quarter earnings with GCI-S&P 500 companies also notable laggers as U.S. stocks also fell on investor worries over election uncertainty. GovCon Index advancers edged decliners 16-14 and three of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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