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Army Performs Ground Launch Test on Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Missile

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on the U.S. Army holding a test-fire session of the AIM-9X Block II missile using a prototype IFPC ground launcher to evaluate the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) projectile’s intercept-and-destroy capabilities. In the demonstration, the air-to-air missile locked onto, blocked and destroyed ...

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Raytheon to Support Navy Over-The-Horizon Radar System for $65M

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Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business will provide engineering and program support for the over-the-horizon radar system of the U.S. Navy‘s Forces Surveillance Support Center under a $65.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, sole-source contract covers an ordering period of four years. Raytheon will perform work in Virginia, ...

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Army Launches 2nd Missile-Detecting Airship at Aberdeen


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — The U.S. Army has deployed the second of two 250-foot aerostats meant to detect potential missile threats as part of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) tethered airships, floating 10,000 feet ...

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Raytheon Gets Extension for O&M Services at NASA Facilities; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential four-year, $101.9 million extension to its contract with NASA‘s Johnson Space Center to provide services to the Neutral Buoyancy Lab and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility. The company said Friday it will provide continued maintenance, operations and engineering support for the facilities. Dave Wajsgras, president of ...

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 ...

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August 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Dip on China Declines


The GovCon Index ended a three-day stretch of consecutive gains Tuesday with a decline of 0.098 points to 77.248. A sell-off in Chinese markets and an earnings report from Wal-Mart that missed many analyst estimates sent U.S. markets into negative territory, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investors also weighed earnings ...

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Greater Effort Needed to Recruit Cyber Talent

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on remarks by Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) David Wajsgras on the need for greater efforts to attract cyber talent to invest careers in the government, defense and intelligence sectors. “We have collectively not done as good a job as we need ...

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Eric Wieman Joins A-TEK as COO, EVP; Kathryn Freeland Comments

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Eric Wieman, formerly senior vice president and general manager of the civil sector at STG, has joined Maryland-based information technology contractor A-TEK as chief operating officer and executive VP. Wieman will collaborate with A-TEK CEO Kathryn Freeland in tactical and policy framework implementation, A-TEK said Monday. He will also oversee corporate development, operations ...

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Raytheon Chooses VT MAK Simulation Software for Air and Missile Defense Operations Center


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has chosen VT Systems company VT MAK to provide simulation software to support mission rehearsals on its Air and Missile Defense Operations Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. VT Systems said Monday Raytheon purchased VT MAK’s VR-Forces simulation platform for operator training runs and the MAK Data ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015


Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. ...

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