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L-3 Subsidiary to Provide Jet Training for Navy Air Missions

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — A subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will provide jet training support for the U.S. Navy‘s maritime air patrol, air interdiction, air intercept and anti-submarine missions under a $21.9 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification exercises the first …

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Booz Allen to Help JIDA Build, Field IED Countermeasures Under Potential $380M Task Order


Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $379.6 million task order from the General Services Administration to develop and deploy technologies for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency to counter improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Thursday GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center awarded the task order through the Alliant information …

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Lockheed Gets $126M Modification on Navy Submarine Imaging Tech Support Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential one-year, $126.3 million contract modification to provide engineering and system support services for the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems program. The cost-plus-incentive-fee modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and covers development, design, field and reverse engineering and technology insertion …

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Rockwell Collins Wins Potential $93M DLA Contract for Tactical Navigation System Spares

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Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has won a  five-year, $93 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply spare parts for various tactical navigation systems to the Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday two offers were submitted to the DLA’s land and maritime unit for the contract. Work will occur at Rockwell Collins’ facility …

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Battelle, 1st Detect to Build Final Prototype of Chemical Detector for DoD

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — Battelle will work with a subsidiary of Astrotech to build the final prototype of a chemical detection platform under the third phase of the Defense Department‘s Next Generation Chemical Detector multi-sample identifier technology maturation and risk reduction program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Astrotech said Tuesday its 1st Detect Corp. business …

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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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Navy Selects 5 Companies for Potential $156M Joint Staff C4, Cyber Support IDIQ


The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential $155.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide a range of support services for the Joint Staff J6 Directorate’s C4/Cyber program. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will vie for analytical, engineering and program management task orders over a 60-month ordering period. Work will occur at Eglin …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $81M Army Engineering, R&D Platform Maintenance Contract

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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential five-year, $81.1 million contract to help the U.S. Army maintain an engineering and research-and-development platform to be built by an academic or a nonprofit organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday that APL will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through Aug. …

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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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General Atomics to Help MDA Develop, Test MQ-9 RPA Laser Tracker


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2016 — The Missile Defense Agency has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems a $9.6 million contract to design, build and test an MQ-9 Reaper precision tracking system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company aims to demonstrate a flight representative laser with beam train optics in an …

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