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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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August 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises Against Choppy US Stock Trade


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recovered from a slightly negative open Monday and held positive against choppy activity in U.S. stock markets as speculation over the next interest rate hike continued to dominate investors’ attention. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers and unchanged stocks by a 2-to-1 ratio and eight of the GCI’s 11 …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Rocket Carries Orbital ATK-Built Satellites to Space

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) collaborated with the U.S. Air Force to launch the latest Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites built by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Air Force said Friday the launch aboard United …

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Weekly Roundup August 15 – August 19 2016: Leidos Doubles, M&A Wheels Keep Turning & more

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August 15 – August 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The long-awaited, much-anticipated and well-documented merger of Leidos into the now former Lockheed Martin information technology and technical services business completed on Tuesday. As if GovCon observers needed reminding, Leidos doubles to $10 …

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Boeing Gets $2.8B Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 1 & 2 Tankers


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential two-year, $2.81 billion contract modification to deliver a total of 19 KC-46A Pegasus low-rate initial production aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch made the award for the first two LRIP lots after the aircraft received Milestone C approval from the Defense …

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August 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Lockheed in Steep Red & Leidos Up After Deal’s Closure


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped at least one full net point Tuesday for the first time since June 24 on a sharp drop in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shares upon the defense contractor’s completion of the spinoff and subsequent merger of its government and technical services business into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). Lockheed was the GCI’s …

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Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus Tanker Receives Milestone C Approval

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has granted Milestone C approval to Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Boeing is due to receive two contracts worth a combined $2.8 billion from the Air Force within a 30-day …

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Boeing, Raytheon, Other US Companies to Gain From US-Israel Missile Defense Funding Agreement


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) could receive approximately $100 million each in U.S. missile defense funds for Israel through their respective work on the Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 programs with Israel Aerospace Industries and Iron Dome and David’s Sling programs with Rafael, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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IHS Jane’s: Boeing to Help Maintain Australian F/A-18F, EA-18G Aircraft Under $203M Contract

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Boeing (NYSE:BA) has secured a five-year, $203 million contract from Australia to provide a range of sustainment services for the Australian air force’s F/A-18F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft, IHS Jane’s reported Thursday. Jon Grevatt writes the Australian defense department said the contract covers engineering, supply chain management and maintenance services. Raytheon (NYSE:RTN), Northrop …

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State Dept OKs $231M NATO Precision Guided Munitions Sale


The State Department has approved NATO’s request to buy precision guided munitions and related support services from the U.S. for use in regional threat deterrence operations under a potential $231 million foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will be the primary contractors on the deal, the Defense …

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