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Former Harris Exec Tony Azar Appointed Health SVP at CACI; Ken Asbury Comments

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Antoine “Tony” Azar, formerly vice president and general manager of civilian and healthcare services at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as senior VP of health. Ken Asbury, CACI’s CEO and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016, said Tuesday Azar will oversee the expansion of the company’s …

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September 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Registers Weekly Gain on Fed’s Interest Rate Decision

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.495 percent to 81.375 but posted a weekly gain of 2.57 percent after the Federal Reserve decision Wednesday to maintain current interest rates. The GCI’s S&P 500-listed companies and other large defense contractors helped drive gains, with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as the top net performer Friday …

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Lockheed Postpones Initial Delivery of Air Force GPS III Satellites to December

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has found an issue with a component of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites and has postponed the first satellite delivery by four months in an effort to address the matter, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that the company has …

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Harris Lands Contract for Engineering Support to Air Force EW Test Labs

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide engineering services to the U.S. Air Force‘s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare and defensive avionics systems under a $9.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers test equipment support to the 53rd …

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Harris Unveils 2 Board Appointments Under Jana Partners Pact

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Melbourne, Florida-based Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has confirmed one appointment to the board of directors and the nomination of a second as part of the communications technology maker’s cooperation agreement with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana disclosed its position as one of Harris’ 10 largest shareholders in August and both agreed to two mutually-agreed …

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August 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Drops Friday, Closes Week With Narrow Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded a decline of  0.090 points to 82.025 Friday and closed the week with a gain as four of GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks ended in green during the period’s last trading session. CACI International (NYSE: CACI) led the net gainers along with other midtier primes, while …

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August 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close Again as Defense Primes Rise

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at another all-time high Monday with 28 out of 30 companies including all 11 S&P 500-listed stocks in green and middle- to large-tier defense contractors as the session’s top advancers. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) led all net gainers after the military technology maker was selected by Drexel Hamilton …

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Former Army Centcom Chief James Terry Joins Cubic in Defense BD SVP Post, Eric Carr Gets Promotion

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Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has appointed former U.S. Army Central Command leader James Terry to a senior vice president role in the contractor’s global defense business segment and also promoted Eric Carr, formerly vice president and deputy general manager for integrated training services, to the SVP ranks also. Cubic said Monday that Terry, a retired Army lieutenant general, will …

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August 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, AECOM Down on 3Q Revenue Miss

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Tuesday with gainers outnumbering laggers by a roughly 4-to-1 ratio against a largely choppy day for U.S. stocks as the general financial markets continue to struggle for direction. Ten of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed in green with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the best net …

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August 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Boeing & Services Stock Losses, Harris Jumps 2% on Jana Partners Board Pact

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded downward Tuesday on sharp declines in Boeing (NYSE: BA) and major services-oriented contractors while Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) soared 2.71 percent on news of its board of directors membership agreement with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. The GovCon Index declined 0.316 points to 82.184 and five of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks …

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