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Weekly Roundup Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016: The 9 Three-Time Wash100 Winners in 2016’s Class & more

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Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week in this space, we announced the 2016 edition of Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash100 list, our selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential leaders and voices from both the public …

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Lockheed Delivers Orion Crew Module as NASA Preps Launch Onboard Boeing’s SLS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the Orion crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center, where it will undergo tests before engineers integrate it with other spacecraft hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Orion spacecraft will launch as part of Exploration Mission-1 onboard …

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Brett Gerry Named Boeing Japan President; Marc Allen Comments

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Brett Gerry, formerly vice president and general counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) commercial airplanes division, has been appointed as president of the company’s business operations in Japan. Gerry will succeed George Maffeo, who will retire from Boeing, and report to Boeing International President Marc Allen, Boeing said Thursday. As Boeing Japan …

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Boeing-Built Rocket to Carry Lockheed Martin’s Skyfire CubeSat

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System will carry the Orion unmanned spacecraft and 13 CubeSats to deep space in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Wednesday two of the CubeSats that will be onboard the SLS are the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Skyfire and Morehead …

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NIST Appoints Boeing, Corning Execs to Policy Advisory Committee

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — Allen Adler of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Waguih Ishak of Corning (NYSE: GLW) have received appointments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s visiting committee on advanced technology, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. NIST said Tuesday Adler, who is vice president of enterprise technology strategy at Boeing, and …

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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds in Correction Despite Gain, US Stocks Turn Around AM Decline

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The GovCon Index turned around steep losses from morning trade Wednesday to end at a gain of 0.425 points to 70.769, a close that keeps the Index in a correction, or 10 percent off its most recent high. U.S. stocks rode a late increase in oil prices and gains by …

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Boeing Taps ViaSat for Link 16 Tactical Terminals on Apache Choppers

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has asked ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to provide 90 Link 16 small tactical terminals for its AH-64E Apache lots 5 and 6 production line, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ViaSat said Thursday the terminals will work to support network interoperability and combat communications for the Apache helicopters. About Executive Mosaic: …

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February 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Halves AM Losses, Stays Red as US Stocks End Day Mixed

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The GovCon Index recovered from a plunge of more than 1 percent its first hour of trade Monday to end with a loss of 0.311 points to 71.629 in activity that mirrored reversals in U.S. stocks from negative to positive. Gains in technology shares such as Facebook and Google‘s parent …

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Boeing Awarded Contract for Risk Reduction Support on Future Air Force One

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract of an undisclosed value to help identify risk reduction strategies for the U.S. Air Force‘s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program. The Air Force said Friday it will issue post-award modifications to procure Boeing’s 747-8 commercial aircraft to serve as a basis for the company …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

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As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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