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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more


October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more


October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Military, Gov’t Vets as Senior Fellows


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as well as Schafer CEO Michael Griffin as senior fellows, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the senior fellows program aims to utilize technology and policy to address challenges that military leaders and senior government …

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Rodin Lyasoff Promoted to CEO at Airbus’ A3 Innovation Outpost

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Rodin Lyasoff, a former project executive at Airbus Group‘s A3 advanced projects and partnerships outpost in Silicon Valley, has been promoted to lead A3 as chief executive. He succeeds Paul Eremenko, who was appointed as the aerospace and defense contractor’s  chief technology officer, Airbus said Tuesday. Lyasoff has supported the development of various …

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October 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Earnings & Inflation Worries Loom Over Markets


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plunged 1 percent Tuesday to post its worst one-day performance in two months with all 30 companies in red at the close as U.S. financial markets entered sell-off mode on investor worries over dim third quarter corporate earnings and the fast pace of inflation. Six of the GovCon Index’s …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 13 Launch for Latest Cygnus Delivery to ISS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft will launch Oct. 13 to transport 5,100 pounds of supplies and research to the International Space Station as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said in a blog post …

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MDA Names New Board of Directors, Senior Execs in Support of US Access Plan Strategy; Howard Lance Comments


MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has appointed new board of directors and senior executives in support of the implementation of the company’s U.S. Access Plan strategy. Howard Lance, president and CEO of MDA, said in a statement released Monday the firm’s U.S. Access Plan seeks to pursue government contracts in order …

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Boeing Starliner Crew Training System Deploys at NASA Johnson Center

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 —  Boeing (NYSE: BA) has installed simulation equipment to support training for manned CST-100 Starliner spacecraft missions at NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company designed its Crew Part Task Trainers to help astronauts rehearse various mission aspects onboard the CST-100 crew module in a simulated …

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6 Firms Land $100M in NASA Audit Services IDIQs


Six professional services firms have been awarded separate contracts worth up to $100 million combined for audit support services to NASA. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year plus up to four option years and covers work the Defense Contract Audit Agency has previously performed for NASA, the space agency said Saturday. Awardees are: Castro …

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NASA Taps Business Integra for Potential $206M Goddard IT Support IDIQ

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Business Integra has received a potential five-year, $206 million contract to manage and integrate information technology systems at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The company will help NASA implement strategies to manage networking, computing and multiple facilities as well as ensure the delivery of services for the enterprise-wide IT environment throughout the center, NASA said Friday. The Goddard …

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