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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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Weekly Roundup August 15 – August 19 2016: Leidos Doubles, M&A Wheels Keep Turning & more

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August 15 – August 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The long-awaited, much-anticipated and well-documented merger of Leidos into the now former Lockheed Martin information technology and technical services business completed on Tuesday. As if GovCon observers needed reminding, Leidos doubles to $10 …

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FMS Program Head Joe Rixey to Headline Global Weapons Trade Discussion Forum for Potomac Officers Club

Vice Adm. Joe Rixey

The top uniformed officer over the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program will keynote an Aug. 3 breakfast forum hosted by Executive Mosaic’s Potomac Officers Club in Falls Church, Virginia to discuss the global arms trade’s current environment and the role of domestic industry in efforts to help defense agencies support …

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Premier Technology to Assess Counter Proliferation Tech for DTRA

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Premier Technology has received a potential $75 million contract to validate and verify counter proliferation technologies developed for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Premier Technology will carry out work in Aberdeen, North Carolina, through June 16, 2026 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The contract contains a …

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Executive Mosaic Launches New Website / Newsletter: DoD Wire

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Tysons Corner, VA July 13, 2016 – Executive Mosaic has announced the launch of the DoD Wire and www.dodwire.com; a daily newswire / newsletter service focused on timely and insightful summaries of breaking defense related news. The DoD Wire team conducts extensive research across many different sources of news and …

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Weekly Roundup June 6 – June 10 2016: TSA Enlists Industry to Move Airport Lines & more

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June 6 – June 10 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Long lines at airport security checkpoints have dominated the headlines lately and the agency responsible for protecting these hubs unveiled a new effort this week that enlists private sector help …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

Pentagon

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

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April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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Weekly Roundup April 11 – April 15 2016: FTC, DOJ Speak on Defense Consolidation & more

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April 11 – April 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among companies in the government services sector over the last half-decade has inevitably led market observers to ponder the prospects of merger-and-acquisition deals between the largest GovCon platform and product …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

David Berteau

Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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