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Northrop Buys F-35 In-Flight Opening Doors From Fokker Under $107M Deal


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 24, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has ordered $106.8 million in F-35 in-flight opening doors from the Fokker Technologies division of GKN Aerospace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Fokker said Thursday the opening doors are for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 aircraft in lots 10 and 11 of …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More


Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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State Dept Clears Japan’s $1B Northrop Global Hawk Request


The State Department has cleared Japan’s request to buy $1.2 billion in Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles and parts from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to buy three RQ-4 Block 30 I Global Hawk aircraft, eight Kearfott GPS units and eight LN-251 GPS units, the Defense …

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Air Force Adds 10 Firms to Potential $5B Cyber, Info Systems Support IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has selected an additional 10 companies to compete for task orders to research, develop and test cybersecurity and information system management tools under a potential five-year, $5 billion contract. These companies will join the six vendors initially awarded small business set-aside positions on the multiple-award contract last month, the Defense Department …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

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William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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Northrop Sees Foreign Business Opportunities for Hawkeye Early-Warning Aircraft


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 17, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is in talks with potential customers in Asia, North Africa and the Persian Gulf for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early-warning aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Friday the company sees continued business opportunities with both existing and new customers for the Hawkeye, particularly …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $100M Army Encryption Devices IDIQ

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $99.9 million contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency to produce encryption devices intended to help the U.S. Army secure communication exchange. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will build KGV-72 Type I programmable inline encryption devices in Rochester, New York, through Nov. 15, …

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November 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges 3% on Defense Stock Volume


The GovCon Index rebounded from a two-day decline Monday with a surge of 2.901 percent to 77.587 on high volume in defense stocks three days after the terrorist attacks in Paris Friday. Ammunition and rocket manufacturer Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) led all Index gainers at 6.37 percent to $85.19 and 29 out …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015: BAE’s Decision Gives Some US Govt Services M&A Clarity & more

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Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson What will the U.S. government services market look like when we enter 2016 and who will be in it? We received some clarity to that question early Thursday morning …

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