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February 9 Morning Report: Harris, Exelis Lead GovCon Index Gains

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The GovCon Index gained 0.719 points, or 0.96 percent, on Friday for a new record close of 74.186. Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) announced its intent to buy Exelis (NYSE: XLS) for $5 billion, an announcement that sent a price surge of 9.63 percent and 36.25 percent for both companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 60.59 points to 17,824.29, ...

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Chico Moline: Harris-nLogic Team to Support Defense Commissary Agency’s Network Infrastructure

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A Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS)-nLogic team has won a contract of undisclosed value to support the U.S. Defense Commissary Agency‘s domestic and oversees network operations. The companies will provide network communications services across seven distribution centers and 245 commissaries that deliver inexpensive groceries to U.S. military personnel, families and retirees, Harris ...

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December 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Ends Friday Trading Week With Gain

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The GovCon Index closed at 70.378 on Friday, a 0.1654point increase, or 0.232 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 26.65 points (0.15%) to 17,804.80, the Standard & Poors 500 index gained 9.42 points (0.46%) to 2,070.65 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 16.98 points (0.36%) to 4,765.38. Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price $ Change % Change  CGI Group ...

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Harris to Build Satellite Weather Observation Receiver for NOAA; Romy Olaisen Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will build a satellite weather observation receiver for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a three-year, $20 million contract. The WxConnect products will be deployed across eight national weather service locations to process satellite weather observations from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series rebroadcast and Japanese HimawariCast services, Harris said Wednesday. “These Harris ...

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November 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, US Stocks Rise

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The GovCon Index recorded a nominal increase Thursday to close at 69.118 — 0.005 percent up from Wednesday. Bloomberg reported that energy and small-cap shares drove gains across the U.S. stock market Tuesday, increases that offset investors’ worries over weak growth worldwide. A purchasing managers’ index for factories and services activity in the Eurozone reached its lowest ...

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Harris Corp. Lands NGA Geospatial Data Service Contracts

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Harris Corp. will deliver geospatial data services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a series of potential five-year contracts that could total $770 million with all options exercised. The indefinite-delivery/requirements contracts will include development of mapping technology and services designed to accurately and quickly meet the mission needs of the ...

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Harris Receives $19M Air Force Falcon Wideband Radio Order

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $19 million contract to supply wideband radio systems to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The company will provide up to 1,500 Falcon III AN/PRC-152A radios and accessories that AFSOC intends to use for ground-to-air communications and situational awareness missions, Harris said Tuesday. Harris designed the wideband tactical ...

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Harris Lands $88M Middle East Wideband Radio Order; Brendan O’Connell Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won an $88 million contract to build wideband tactical radios for an unidentified country in the Middle East. The company will deliver its Falcon III 7800 family of tactical radios, wideband mobile ad-hoc networking and voice and data communications to the country, Harris said Thursday. “These advanced communications systems will support the customer’s ...

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