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Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015: CNBC’s Jim Cramer Talks Up Defense Stocks as 3Q Earnings Season Looms & more

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2009) The San Diego-based guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) fires a missile Thursday, March 26, 2009 during training exercise Stellar Daggers in the Pacific Ocean. Benfold engaged multiple targets with Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA and modified SM-2 BLK IV missiles. The overall objective of Stellar Daggers was to test the Aegis system's sea-based ability to simultaneously detect, track, engage and destroy multiple incoming air and ballistic missile threats during terminal or final phase of flight. The Benfold’s Aegis Weapons System successfully detected and intercepted a cruise missile target with a SM-2 BLK IIIA, while simultaneously detecting and intercepting an incoming SRBM target with a modified SM-2 BLK IV. This is the first time the fleet has successfully tested the Aegis system's ability to intercept both an SRBM in terminal phase and a low-altitude cruise missile target at the same time. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the most listened-to voices in business media singled out the defense sector and one of its biggest players as among the best performers during recent …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015: PSC’s Impending Leadership Transition & more


Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An association that represents the government services sector has previewed an impending leadership transition in the same year that the defense industry’s main trade group also announced its own change …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015


Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year …

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Terry Halvorsen Overviews Pentagon’s Tech Adoption Culture, Spending Environment to Potomac Officers Club


The Defense Department‘s cultural aspects of technology adoption and usage are the largest areas of the agency that require changes in order to take in commercial tools at greater numbers, DoD’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Tuesday. Modified policies are also part of DoD’s larger goal to look …

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract


A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4,336,822,777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with two three-year option periods …

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DoD CAPE Office Head Jamie Morin Named to Wash100

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 27, 2015 – Jamie Morin, director of cost assessment and program evaluation at the Defense Department, has made it to the Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in budget planning. The Wash100 is the premier group of …

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BAE Systems, Information Systems Labs to Develop Naval Target Systems


BAE Systems Information Solutions and Information Systems Laboratories have each won contracts totaling $45 million to develop intelligence exploitation and targeting systems for the U.S. Navy. The companies will also work to field the prototypes and maintain deployed systems, the Defense Department said Monday. The agency added that the companies will have “a fair …

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Lockheed Promotes Robert Rangel to SVP for Washington Ops; Marillyn Hewson Comments

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Robert Rangel, vice president of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) programs and global security policy, will succeed Greg Dahlberg as the company’s senior vice president for Washington operations effective January 2015. Lockheed said Monday Rangel will lead engagement efforts with Congress, the Defense Department and other Washington-based federal agencies as well …

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Rudy deLeon Joins General Dynamics Board of Directors; Phebe Novakovic Comments


Rudy deLeon, a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress, has joined General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) board of directors. DeLeon is a former Pentagon chief operating officer and served on both the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council and the National Partnership Council before he left federal service in 2001, General Dynamics said …

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DISA to Acquire Red Hat Software From DLT; Jim Propps Comments

DLT Solutions has been awarded a new blanket purchase agreement worth up to $40 million to provide Red Hat software and services to the Defense Department and intelligence agencies. The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded the new contract, which will run for five years through June 2019 as part of the …

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