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Comtech Board Chair Fred Kornberg Returns to CEO Post, Northrop & Harris Vet Michael Galletti Named COO

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Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has undergone a series of executive and organizational changes that include the appointment of Board Chairman Fred Kornberg to the CEO and president roles he served in between 1976 and 2015. Comtech said Thursday former CEO and President Stanton Sloane will leave the company and also resign from his seat on the …

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September 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Into Deep Red, Positioned for 2nd Straight Monthly Loss

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell out of narrow range in afternoon trade Thursday to close down 1 percent and position itself for a second consecutive monthly loss with one day left in September as fears over the health of Deutsche Bank both dragged down banking shares and overshadowed U.S. financial markets. KBR (NYSE: …

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September 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Move Green in PM Trade on Oil Supply Cut Reports

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive in mid-afternoon trade Wednesday along with U.S. stocks after reports surfaced that major oil producing countries reached an agreement to limit global supply with more details due in November. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and eight of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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Northrop Receives $350M in Triton UAV, Spares Production Funds From Navy

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured $350 million in contract funds to produce MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles, control stations and interim spares for the U.S. Navy. The company will work on three lot 1 low-rate initial production MQ-4C UAVs, main and forward operation control stations, tooling and training courseware under a $255.3 million modification …

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September 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted By Defense Tech Maker Gains, Fitch Ratings Backs Sector

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Tuesday on gains by defense technology makers as U.S. stocks also rose with jumps by technology and retail shares in conjunction with investor optimism on new consumer confidence data. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 companies advanced as co-listed stocks represented seven of …

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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop will help integrate LAIRCM into the combat aircraft of the U.S. Army, …

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September 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Registers Weekly Gain on Fed’s Interest Rate Decision

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.495 percent to 81.375 but posted a weekly gain of 2.57 percent after the Federal Reserve decision Wednesday to maintain current interest rates. The GCI’s S&P 500-listed companies and other large defense contractors helped drive gains, with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as the top net performer Friday …

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September 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Rally Halted, Posts Weekly Gain as Energy Weighs on US Stocks

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped Friday but registered a weekly gain as U.S. stocks took a break from their two-day surge after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday. The post-Fed decision rally helped the GCI add 2.57 percent over five days with its S&P 500-listed companies and other large defense platform makers among the drivers of gains as …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more

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September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of Boeing KC-46A, Raytheon & Northrop Components to Japan

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The State Department has given Japan the go-ahead to purchase the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $1.9 billion foreign military sales agreement. Japan asked to procure four KC-46A aerial refueling planes equipped with Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) ALR-69A radar warning receivers and MAGR …

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