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August 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Mixed After Fed Chair’s Hawkish Rate Hike Outlook

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stumbled to negative in late morning trade Friday for a second straight weekly loss as U.S. stocks tried for gains shortly before the close after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told central bankers in Wyoming she believes the case has strengthened for another interest rate hike. Friday’s close …

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Weekly Roundup August 22 – August 26 2016: JPMorgan Analyst Bullish on Defense & more

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August 22 – August 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An investment analyst at the U.S.’ biggest and world’s fifth largest bank endorsed the defense sector this week in a note to investors with a forecast that views continued “green” movement in …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

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United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data …

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Lockheed Gets $126M Modification on Navy Submarine Imaging Tech Support Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential one-year, $126.3 million contract modification to provide engineering and system support services for the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems program. The cost-plus-incentive-fee modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and covers development, design, field and reverse engineering and technology insertion …

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Lockheed Eyes Move to India for F-16 Manufacturing Base

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) plans to move the manufacturing base for the company’s F-16 aircraft to India in efforts to secure a potential order of more than 150 fighter jets under a military modernization program by the Indian government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Bloomberg reported Tuesday the …

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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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Leidos Takes Over NSF Antarctic Program Work From Former Lockheed IS&GS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will assume responsibility for the work previously held by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under the National Science Foundation’s U.S. Antarctic Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NSF said Monday the transfer is part of Leidos’ merger with Lockheed’s information systems and global …

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Navy Selects 5 Companies for Potential $156M Joint Staff C4, Cyber Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential $155.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide a range of support services for the Joint Staff J6 Directorate’s C4/Cyber program. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will vie for analytical, engineering and program management task orders over a 60-month ordering period. Work will occur at Eglin …

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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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Lockheed-Built Asteroid Sampling Spacecraft to Launch in September

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft is scheduled to launch Sept. 8 to begin its mission to collect samples from the asteroid Bennu, Executive Gov reported Monday. NASA said Thursday OSIRIS-REx will work to return the samples to Earth …

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