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Dell EMC-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team Lands $1B USAF Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services Contract; Steve Harris Comments

A team composed of Dell EMC, Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five year, $1 billion contract to build a cloud-based collaboration and unified communications platform for the U.S. Air Force. The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service awarded the contract as part of …

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General Dynamics-Built Radio Supported NASA Cassini Mission; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has supported the final data transmission of NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft before the Saturn orbiter ended its 13-year mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it built the transponder or radio that Cassini had used to send images and other …

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September 18th Market Close: GovConIndex Rises on News of Northrop’s Acquisition of Orbital ATK

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) increased significantly on the day reaching a new YTD high of 104.137 up 1.786 percent. Orbital ATK  and Northrop Grumman top the GCI with the news of Northrop Grumman’s intent to acquire the global aerospace and defense company. The three major indices all closed in the positive. …

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Kirk Herdman Named KeyW Corporate Strategy, Business Devt EVP

Kirk Herdman, formerly executive vice president of corporate strategy at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named EVP of corporate strategy and business development at the Hanover, Maryland-based contractor. KeyW said Friday Herdman succeeds Michele Cook, who will leave her role as business development EVP to pursue other career goals. Herdman joined …

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September 14th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.456 percent to 101.596. Advancing shares slightly lagged declining 12 to 17. The three major indices closed mixed on the day. The S&P500 closed down 0.11 percent to 2,495.62, while the DJIA set a new high gaining 0.20 percent to 22,203.48, and the NASDAQ …

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September 12th Market Close: GovConIndex Up, Major Indices Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.478 percent to 102.351, reaching a second new 30 day high. Advancing outpaced declining shares 2 to 1. Investors responded positively to better than expected damage reports from Hurricane Irma. All three major indices reached new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.34 percent to …

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Govt Services Vet John Hassoun Named VT Group President, CEO

John Hassoun, former president and CEO of software developer Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions, has been appointed to the same dual role at Chantilly, Virginia-based defense technology provider VT Group. VT Group said Monday the more than 25-year government market veteran will oversee the company’s overall executive management and business strategy in his …

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September 11th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up; S&P500 Hits New High

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) followed the major indices to close up 0.787 percent to 102.181, reaching a new 30 day high. Advancing outpaced declining shares 6 to 1. Investors responded positively to better than expected damage reports from Hurricane Irma. The major indices all closed up as the S&P500 reached …

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September 11th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index and Markets All Down For The Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended Friday down .745 percent from Tuesday’s opening value. Friday saw the platform companies Navistar International, BAE Systems, Textron Inc., and Boeing all sharing the top four slots of the GCI, all posting in excess of 1.0 percent gains. The short trading week saw the major …

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September 8th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down as Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its positive direction yesterday to close down 0.762 percent to 101.346. Advancing and declining shares closed evenly on the day. The platform companies Navistar International, BAE Systems, Textron Inc., and Boeing all shared the top slots of the GCI, all posting in excess of 1.0 …

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