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Former Honeywell Defense & Space Chief Carey Smith Joins Parsons as Federal Unit Head

Carey Smith

Carey Smith, former president of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) defense and space business, has joined Parsons Corp. as president of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s U.S. federal business unit. Parsons said Tuesday Tom Roell will return to his full-time post as vice chairman and chief risk adviser after …

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Raytheon Lifts Guidance as 3Q Earnings Top Street; L-3’s 2017 Outlook Below Analyst Consensus


GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed defense contractors Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) lifted full-year earnings per share and revenue guidance before markets opened Thursday with third quarter EPS above Wall Street’s expectations for both companies. Raytheon showed a year-over-year revenue increase for the third quarter on growth …

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General Dynamics CEO: Census Bureau Support Win Part of IS&T Segment’s ‘Diving Board’ for Growth

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) CEO Phebe Novakovic singled out to investors Wednesday the company’s potential five-year contract to support a Census Bureau contact center as part of what she referred to as a “diving board” for growth in the information systems and technology segment. That contract worth up to $430 million announced in September calls on General …

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Lockheed’s Revised 2016 Outlook Post-Leidos Deal Tops Street Consensus

F35C launch on USS Nimitz

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled revised full-year earnings and revenue guidance that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations Monday in the defense contractor’s first financial statement since the Aug. 16 spinout and merger of its former government services segment into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed Lockheed sees earnings of $12.10 per share and $46.5 billion in revenue for …

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Honeywell 3Q Earnings Meet Street Outlook, Revenue Tops Analyst Forecasts Despite Aerospace Sales Decline


Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) reported third quarter earnings that met analysts’ forecasts with revenue above Wall Street’s outlook before markets opened Friday nearly a week after the industrial conglomerate lowered full-year financial guidance in part on declines in its aerospace division. The GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed company posted earnings of $1.67 per share …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 13 Launch for Latest Cygnus Delivery to ISS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft will launch Oct. 13 to transport 5,100 pounds of supplies and research to the International Space Station as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said in a blog post …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 9-13 Launch Window for 6th Cargo Resupply Mission

Orbital ATK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and NASA are considering the window between Oct. 9 and 13 to launch the sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday an Orbital ATK Antares rocket …

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ULA Explores Reusable 2nd Stage for Rocket to Support In-Orbit Activities

Tory Bruno

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture is working to develop a reusable second rocket stage that will remain in low Earth orbit to support potential activities in space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Quartz reported Saturday Tory Bruno, CEO of the …

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Harris FY 2017 Guidance Below Street Estimate, 4Q Swings to Profit as Radio Maker Inks Board Appointment Pact With Jana Partners


Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) guidance for its 2017 fiscal year started July 4 came in below Wall Street’s consensus forecast before markets opened Tuesday as the communications technology contractor anticipates pressure in its tactical and maritime energy businesses to continue. Melbourne, Florida-based military radio maker Harris cited global oil price declines …

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CACI Wins Potential $446M Air Force Satellite Control Net Consolidation Contract

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential seven-year, $445,900,944 contract that consolidates maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force‘s main Satellite Control Network into a single purchasing mechanism in an effort to reduce the service branch’s operation and sustainment costs. A Monday contracting notice on FedBizOpps says the Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control Network Modifications, …

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