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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded USS Mitscher Ship Modernization Contract

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has received a potential $40 million contract to help the U.S. Navy‘s modernize its USS Mitscher warship. The Navy initially awarded $36.4 million to NASSCO and the contract will reach its full potential value if all options are exercised, NASSCO said Wednesday. Work also ...

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State Dept OKs $2B Bomb Guidance Kit Sale to Israel

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The State Department has cleared a potential $1.879 billion foreign military sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits and related equipment, parts and logistics services to Israel. Israel ordered 14,500 KMU-556C/B JDAM kits with GBU-39, BLU-113 and Mk-80 series bombs, Hellfire and Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air ...

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20 Companies Win Spots on $8B NETCENTS-2 Infrastructure Services IDIQ

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Twenty companies have landed spots on a potential $7.9 billion contract to provide network operations and infrastructure support services across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. Contractors will compete to perform work during the three-year ordering period for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program, the Defense Department said Friday. The ...

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Gulfstream President Larry Flynn to Retire; General Dynamics’ Phebe Novakovic Comments

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Larry Flynn, president of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace, will retire from his role by the end of June. “Larry Flynn has made significant contributions to General Dynamics and Gulfstream during his long career, most recently with the introduction of three new aircraft in 2014,” Phebe Novakovic, General Dynamics chairman ...

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General Dynamics Continues to Tap BigLever PLE Software

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will continue to use software from BigLever to provide product line engineering upgrades to the U.S. Army’s live training and combat simulation systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. According to BigLever, the PLE upgrades come under the potential ...

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Andrew Strampach Joins Leidos as Global Services BD VP

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Andrew Strampach, a former division vice president at Parsons‘ government services business, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as VP of business development for the global services group. Leidos said Thursday Strampach will help oversee the company’s business pursuits in the U.S. defense and intelligence markets and oversee an organization comprising more ...

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Marlin Closes Fidelis Cyber Business Buy; Peter George Comments

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Marlin Equity Partners has wrapped up the acquisition of the Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed amount. The Los-Angeles based investment firm bought Fidelis with the intent to help that business grow its footprint in the cyber threat defense technology market, Fidelis CEO Peter George said ...

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Nadia Short: General Dynamics Sensor Software Offers Network Health Monitoring

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 4, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will roll out early next year new software that leverages its TACLANE-1G encryptor to help users monitor the health of their network infrastructure. Nadia Short, vice president and general manager for cyber systems at General Dynamics, said ...

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May 4 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain at Friday’s Close

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The GovCon Index rebounded from two straight days of losses to close at 74.060 on Friday, up 0.680 points (0.910%).   The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.03 percent to 18,024.06, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index increased 1.09 percent to 22.78 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.29 percent to 5,005.39. Top Percentage Gainers ...

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May 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Biotech Recovery Helps Lift US Stocks

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The GovCon Index started the month of May with a rebound from two days of losses to close Friday up 0.680 points — or 0.910 percent — and end at 74.060. Gains in the biotechnology sector from the previous day’s losses and higher Treasury yields helped U.S. stocks to recover from Thursday’s sell-off, ...

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