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May 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Slide, Market Examines Inflation Report

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The GovCon Index extended its decline for the second consecutive day Friday with a loss of 0.328 points to close at 75.067. Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Exelis (NYSE: XLS) both jumped 1 percent after the companies announced Harris’ acquisition of Exelis is scheduled to close May 29 after the deal received approval from ...

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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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Harris GOES-R Milestone Moves NOAA Closer to 2016 Launch

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has completed final testing and verification of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series satellite’s ground segment infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The milestone puts the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on track for the planned March 2016 ...

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April 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges 2%, Biotech Losses Send Stocks Down

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The GovCon Index capped the month of April with a decline of 2.001 percent to hit its lowest closing figure of the month at 73.372. Bloomberg cited losses in small cap and biotechnology stocks as a driver of declines in U.S. stock markets Thursday and continued scrutiny of investors on the Federal ...

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Army Awards $4B Rifleman Radio Production IDIQ to Harris, Thales

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Thales‘ defense and security business have been awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $3.8 billion contract to produce radio systems for U.S. infantry use. Three proposals were submitted to the U.S. Army‘s Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract via the Internet, the Defense Department ...

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Harris Awarded $238M to Build Aviation Weather Info Dissemination System; Carl D’Alessandro Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a potential eight-year, $238 million contract to design, build and implement a technology for the Federal Aviation Administration to disseminate weather information to U.S. airspace users. FAA’s Common Support Services-Weather infrastructure will be built to allow the agency to share climate data with ...

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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets

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The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share ...

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March 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Market Shows Jitters Ahead of Earnings Season

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The GovCon Index retreated from Monday’s gain to record a loss of 1.154 percent and close at 69.067 on Tuesday. U.S. investors are watching for many economic reports this week such as the jobs report, data on construction and manufacturing and factory orders, CNBC reported. Many corporate earnings reports for their first ...

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March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gains, Dollar Concern Continues

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The GovCon Index climbed for a second consecutive day with a gain of 0.541 points to 69.008. The Wall Street Journal called Friday a “quiet day” and cited next week’s jobs report and the start of earnings season as trends to watch. Investors continue to worry over how a strengthening U.S. ...

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Jason Juranek Joins Globecomm as CFO; Keith Hall Comments

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Jason Juranek, formerly vice president and chief financial officer of Harris Corp.‘s (NYSE: HRS) Harris CapRock Communications division, has joined Globecomm Systems as CFO and will report to CEO Keith Hall. Globecomm said Monday Juranek holds more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership and operations, channel partner management, mergers and acquisitions and related ...

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