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Navy Awards Lockheed $137M Contract Modification for Lot 10 F-35 Spares Production

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $136.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build the 10th batch of air vehicle initial spares for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers lot 10 low-rate initial production of F-35A, F-35B and F-35C common spares as well as aloft spare packages and deployment …

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WSJ: Boeing Questions Denmark’s Fighter Aircraft Replacement Proposal Evaluations

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has raised concerns about a decision of Denmark to choose the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 over the former’s F/A-18 to serve as the next fighter aircraft platform for the Danish military, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Robert Wall and Doug Cameron write that Denmark’s defense ministry said …

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Weekly Roundup September 6-September 9: SAIC Reports Quarterly Earnings, Congress Back In Session, and More

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September 6 – September 9 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With summer official coming to a close and the nation celebrating Labor Day we see the government contracting community returning to their normal schedules. With the federal budget year …

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CNN: Air Force to Spend $12B on F-15 Radar, EW System Updates

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The U.S. Air Force plans to spend $12 billion on efforts to update its fleet of F-15 aircraft in order to keep the fighter jet in service through 2040 as well as maintain U.S. technological edge over Russia and China, CNN reported Friday. According to the story by Zachary Cohen, the military service told CNN the modernization program will cover 435 …

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

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

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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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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

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MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35, MBDA said Tuesday. ASRAAM’s …

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Pratt & Whitney Lands Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Support Equipment, Depot Activation Services

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United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a three-year, $151.7 contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of F-35 Lightning II aircraft supplies and services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification covers initial spare modules, engine system trainers, support equipment and depot activation services and supplies …

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Lockheed Receives $102M Navy Delivery Order for F-35 Software Data Loads

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $101.9 delivery order from the U.S. Navy to produce F-35 aircraft software data loads in support of verification and validation testing efforts at the military branch’s F-35 Reprogramming Center West. The company will also provide technical support to help the service branch design, test and …

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Lockheed-Built F-35A Achieves Initial Operational Capability

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built F-35A has reached initial operational capability after completing system tests and meeting requirements set by the U.S. Air Force, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. The Air Force said Tuesday Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of the Air Combat Command, declared the F-35A “combat ready” alongside …

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