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State Dept OKs Britain’s $3B Apache Helicopter Reburbishment Request

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The State Department has approved the U.K’s request to purchase $3 billion in AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistics services from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the prime contractors for the deal are Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), General Electric (NYSE: ...

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Boeing to Provide FRP Lot II P-8As to Navy, Australian AF For $1.5B

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) will deliver nine full-rate production Lot II P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian air force under a $1.49 billion contract modification. The Defense Department said Thursday the award also includes an order for long-lead parts for 16 FRP Lot III P-8A aircraft to the Navy ...

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. ...

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Dynetics Space Launch Booster Tester Undergoes Proof, Burst Tests

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — A Dynetics-built cryogenic tank to be used to test space launch system viability has undergone a series of proof and burst evaluations in Iuka, Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dynetics, prime contractor for the SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction tank, said ...

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Boeing to Help Build Multi-Object Kill Vehicle System for MDA

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $9.8 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency develop a proof-of-concept weapon platform for intercepting and destroying multiple target objects. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also examine the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle technology’s readiness and demonstrate strategies to mitigate the ...

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August 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, US Stocks Mixed on Economic Data

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The GovCon Index regained some ground after two straight days of declines to close at a gain of 0.138 points to 76.493. U.S. stocks hovered around the gain line in the final hour of trading for a second consecutive day as investors considered data that showed retail sales climbed 0.6 percent in July and ...

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25 Contractors Win Spots on $21B Air Force Training Systems IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a $20.9 billion multiple-award contract to 25 companies to support warfighter training systems at USAF operating locations globally. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for individual orders to perform design, development, production, installation, analysis, integration, test and sustainment services under ...

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Air Force Awards Three JSTARS Prototyping Contracts

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Three industry teams have received $31.4 million in contracts to help the U.S. Air Force develop prototypes and risk reduction strategies for its future Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes the military service awarded $9.9 million to Boeing (NYSE: BA), $10 million ...

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August 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs, US Stocks Neutral on Oil Losses & Tech Earnings Reports

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The GovCon Index showed strong movement after three days of flat activity to record a gain of 0.672 points and close at 76.807. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) closed up 8.80 percent to $44.01 after the Reston, Va.-based contractor reported second quarter earnings that beat Wall Street consensus estimates. U.S. stocks traded in ...

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