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Mitchell Jukanovich Joins Tripwire as Federal Sales VP; Dave Dickison Comments

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Mitchell Jukanovich, formerly senior director of intelligence and international sales for Forcepoint, has joined Tripwire as vice president of federal sales. He will oversee the company’s sales efforts in the public sector as part of his new role, Tripwire said Thursday. Dave Dickison, VP of worldwide sales at Tripwire, said the company will …

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David Buss to Head Cubic’s Defense Segment, Mike Twyman Named Mission Solutions Division Lead

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Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has promoted David Buss to president of the San Diego-based contractor’s global defense segment and Mike Twyman to president of the company’s newly-established mission solutions business division as part of a realignment initiative. The company said Wednesday Buss, a senior vice president in the global defense segment; and …

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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally as Services Providers Lead Gains

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The GovCon Index rallied 1.197 percent to 78.192 on gains led by the GCI’s services-focused contractors and defense prime Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) on news that the U.S. lifted its embargo on weapons sales to Vietnam. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) added 4.01 percent — or $2.10  — after analysts at Jefferies listed SAIC as one of …

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May 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index, Major Markets Post Gains

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The GovCon Index closed the week up 0.705 points to 77.776 to mirror major market indexes’ gains as fears of a June interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve subsided. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 65.54 points to close at 17,500.94, the S&P 500 was up 12.28 points to 2,052.32 and Nasdaq gained 57.02 points to reach 4,769.56. …

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May 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up

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As fears of the June Federal Reserve rate hike subsided the GovCon Index and major market indexes closed the week in the positive. The GovCon Index closed at 77.776 up 0.705 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 65.54 points to close at 17,500.94, the S&P500 gained 12.28 to 2,052.32, …

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Former Parsons Exec Joseph Nicholas Named STG SVP, Cyber Sector Lead

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Joseph Nicholas, formerly vice president of the cyber intelligence and operations sector at Parsons, will join Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor STG on May 23 as senior vice president and sector leader for cybersecurity and secure information systems. He will oversee the company’s efforts to develop IT platforms intended to …

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May 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down on Continued Rate Hike Speculation, RBC Downgrades Lockheed & Northrop

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The GovCon Index felt the pressure from U.S. investor worries about a potential interest rate hike in June and closed at a decline of 0.520 points to 77.071. CAE (NYSE: CAE) was one of the GovCon Index’s lone bright spots with a gain of 2.65 percent after the Montreal-based aerospace and defense contractor …

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Air Force Picks Boeing, Northrop for GPS Satellite Digital Waveform Generator Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide digital signal generation technology to the U.S. Air Force under separate contracts in support of the Orbit Reprogrammable Digital Waveform Generator program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing received a $16.2 million …

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May 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Booz Allen, McKesson Boosts

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The GovCon Index hovered in neutral territory during the final two hours of trade Wednesday and closed at a gain of 0.220 points to 77.591 despite its descent from a strong early afternoon session. The GCI hit volatility in conjunction with the S&P 500 composite index shortly after 2 p.m. upon the release of the Federal …

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May 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Gain as Markets Welcome Buffett’s Apple Stake

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The GovCon Index posted its second gain of more than a full point in three weeks Monday to close up 1.052 points — or 1.366 percent — to 78.090. Contractor stocks rode the wave of positivity in U.S. markets after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investment arm disclosed its now-$1 billion stake in Apple as of the first quarter’s …

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