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Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015: Frank Kendall’s Outlook on Defense Sector Consolidation & More


Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer sought to throw cold water this week on the idea of consolidation among the U.S.’ largest prime contractors in a year that has …

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CAE, Wyle to Help Train US Air Force Aircraft Crews Under $275M IDIQ

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CAE USA and Wyle Laboratories have received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a combined value of $275 million to train U.S. Air Force crews on flying various types of aircraft. The companies will develop initial, recurrent and instructor aircrew training for 43 types of aircraft, the Defense Department said Thursday. Wyle and CAE …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Charts GovCon Index’s September Activity, Correction Zone Entry With Federal News Radio


TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio live Thursday morning for an in-depth discussion over September’s movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded companies in the U.S. government contracting industry. Wilkers and “In Depth” program host …

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Raytheon Lands Potential $462M Navy Contract for MK 15 Phalanx CIWS Upgrades

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will provide upgrades, conversions, system overhauls and hardware to the U.S. Navy for the MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapon System under a potential $461.7 million firm-fixed-price contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract has a base value of $159.96 million and combines purchases for the U.S. and a foreign military sale …

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Lockheed Gets $1.5B Modification on Navy Trident II D5 Missile Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential $1.5 billion contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy with additional Trident II D5 missiles and related support services. The contract modification also covers life extension production and development and deployed systems support work on the missiles to be carried out in …

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United Launch Alliance Lands $233M US Air Force Launch Vehicle Contract Modification

Launch of Atlas V MUOS-2, July 19, 2013 from Cape Canaveral AFS

United Launch Alliance has received a $232,939,333 contract modification to configure the U.S. Air Force’s launch vehicles. The award fulfills one of the requirements under the launch vehicle production services contract for the Air Force Atlas V 411 and Delta IV, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ULA will carry out …

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Northrop to Retrofit, Maintain US Air Force’s Global Hawk Drones Under $3B Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $3.2 billion contract to update and sustain all variants of the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The company will perform program management, engineering, configuration and technical modernization efforts to support development of the drones, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Northrop will perform …

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Army Taps HDR Architecture for $100M NGA Campus Construction Support Contract


HDR Architecture has been awarded a potential seven-year, $100 million contract to design and build a new campus for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as a replacement for NGA West’s 2nd street facility in St. Louis. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the indefinite-delivery, firm-fixed-price contract with options through competitive process …

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Army Vet John Davis Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Chief Security Officer

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John Davis, a retired major general at the U.S. Army, has joined Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) as federal chief security officer and will focus on cybersecurity programs. The company said Monday Davis will oversee the implementation of cybersecurity initiatives and policies at international public sector organizations. He served as senior military adviser for …

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General Dynamics to Reconfigure M1A1 Battle Tank for Morocco


General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a $358 million foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Army to adapt M1A1 battle tanks to situational awareness configuration for Morocco. The company is scheduled to complete production of the vehicles in Lima, Ohio, by Feb. 28, 2018, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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