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Weekly Roundup Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016: Three 2016 Wash100 CEOs Whose Firms ‘Beat The Street’ & more

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Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many reasons have been put forth as to why global financial markets continue to be in turmoil but this week showed there may be no end in sight to this period …

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Dynetics-Radiance Team to Build Build NASA Space Launch System’s Core Stage; David King Comments

Space Launch System

A team comprising Dynetics and Radiance Technologies team has been selected to build the core stage Pathfinder vehicle for NASA’s Space Launch System under a delivery order awarded through a potential five-year, $350 million contract vehicle. Team technical lead Dynetics said Thursday the companies will work to fabricate, assemble and …

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Dynetics Exec Named a Fellow of Aeronautics, Astronautics Professional Group

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Steve Cook, a vice president at Dynetics and director of corporate development, has received a fellowship from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday AIAA has named Cook a fellow for his contributions to the aerospace industry, including his …

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Lockheed Delivers Orion Crew Module as NASA Preps Launch Onboard Boeing’s SLS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the Orion crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center, where it will undergo tests before engineers integrate it with other spacecraft hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Orion spacecraft will launch as part of Exploration Mission-1 onboard …

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Boeing-Built Rocket to Carry Lockheed Martin’s Skyfire CubeSat

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System will carry the Orion unmanned spacecraft and 13 CubeSats to deep space in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Wednesday two of the CubeSats that will be onboard the SLS are the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Skyfire and Morehead …

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NASA Taps Mori Associates for $300M Johnson Center IT, Comm Services Contract

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Mori Associates has received a potential five-year, $300 million contract from NASA to provide information technology, multimedia and communication services to the Johnson Space Center in Texas. NASA said Tuesday work on the cost-plus-award-fee contract will begin April 1 and covers support to JSC’s information resources directorate and external relations office. The center serves as the …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016: Leidos The New ‘Big One’ After Lockheed IT Biz Merger & more

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Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Needless to say, we have a lot to address here after a heavy news week that featured news of government contracting’s largest merger this decade, plus a batch of 2015 earnings reports from …

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Harris’ Exelis Arm Receives $316M Contract Modification for IR Instruments on NOAA Satellites

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A subsidiary of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will supply two Cross-track Infrared Sounder instruments for two upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System follow-on missions under a $316 million contract modification from NASA. NASA said Thursday Exelis will manufacture and test the CrIS instruments for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 and provide launch …

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Raytheon Secures $564M Modification on Joint Polar Satellite Radiometer Contract

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $564 million contract modification by NASA to produce imaging radiometers for two follow-on Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft. The company said Thursday it will provide two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for integration into JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 satellites that are meant to support the …

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Raytheon Awarded for Small Business Partnerships on NASA JSC Programs; David Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 25, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received recognition from NASA‘s Johnson Space Center as its large business prime contractor of the year for the company’s work with small businesses on JSC programs, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Raytheon said Friday it currently provides support for the Neutral …

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