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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

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July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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Harris Picks Securus to Market Device Blocker Tech to US Prisons; Ed Zoiss Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 1, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has tapped Securus Technologies to market the former’s Cell Defender technology to state, county and local correctional facilities under an exclusive distribution agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Securus said Wednesday it will also install, operate and maintain Cell Defender, which works to block contraband devices …

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June 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Rebound as Markets Attempt Reversal From Brexit Shock

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index received a modest boost Tuesday from attempts by U.S. and global equity markets to shake off a two-day rout spurred by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union with help from strong activity in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON). The GovCon Index gained 0.725 points to 76.502 as the …

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Weekly Roundup June 13 – June 17 2016: ManTech’s Cyber Buy, CACI’s Satcom Win & more

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June 13 – June 17 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   We shift our focus this week back to GovCon’s merger-and-acquisition environment with one new deal to digest and a second that has brought the purchaser a new landmark contract …

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June 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Pares Losses in PM Trade, Markets Hedge on UK EU Exit Vote

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The GovCon Index staged a recovery in afternoon trade after a limp open Thursday but closed at a loss of 0.059 points to 78.791 as Britain’s referendum on whether to exit the European Union continued to dominate global financial market activity. All campaign activities surrounding the “Brexit” vote set for Thursday …

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Proposed $260M F-16 Logistics Foreign Military Sale to Oman Gets State Dept Clearance

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The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the government of Oman has also requested electronic combat international security assistance, contractor engineer …

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Harris Lands $106M AF Follow-On Award for Ground-Based Systems Support

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Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a $106 million follow-on contract option from the U.S. Air Force to provide a range of ground-based systems support services for missile warning, missile defense and space surveillance operations. The company said Wednesday the follow-on award covers depot-level maintenance, repairs, upgrade, contractor logistics support and others for six weapon systems across 12 …

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May 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Swings Negative on Investor Rate Hike Sentiment

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The GovCon Index mirrored losses by U.S. stocks Tuesday with a decline of 0.669 point to 77.421 as investors weighed the prospects of more than one interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. Dennis Lockhart and John Williams, respective Fed presidents for Atlanta and San Francisco, indicated the central bank could move in …

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May 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Turns Around Late AM & Noon Dip, Health Shares Lead Rally

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The GovCon Index hit negative twice during the late morning and noon hours of trade Monday but closed up 0.153 points to 77.359 on gains by healthcare stocks to help offset declines from energy and utility shares on lower oil prices. McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) ended Monday as the GovCon Index’s largest net …

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Harris to Provide Morocco Ground, Airborne Radios Under $405M Foreign Sales Deal

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Harris (NYSE: HRS) has landed a $405 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce and deliver single-channel ground and airborne radio systems to Morocco. The company will provide the combat net radios along with ancillary items, spare parts, installation kits, training and fielding support services under the firm-fixed-price contract …

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