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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

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July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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State Dept OKs $821M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile & Launch Canister Sale to Japan

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The State Department has approved Japan’s request to procure Standard Missile-2 Block IIIB missiles and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $821 million foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary will serve as principal contractors for the FMS sale that covers 246 SM-2 Block …

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State Dept Clears UAE’s $785M Munitions Purchase Request

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The State Department has approved a potential $785 million foreign military sale of munitions and related sustainment and support services to the United Arab Emirates. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the deal covers GBU-10 guidance kits with Mk-84/BLU-117 bombs, GBU-12 kits with Mk-82/BLU-111 bombs, GBU-31V1 kits with Mk-84/BLU- 117 bombs, GBU-31V3 …

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

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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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State Dept Approves $300M Sale of SH-60F Sea Hawk Helicopter Components to Israel

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The State Department has cleared Israel’s request to procure SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter components and related support services from the U.S. government under a potential $300 million foreign military sales agreement between the two countries. General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Science and Engineering Services will serve as principal contractors for …

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State Dept OKs $140M Sale of Raytheon Seasparrow Missiles & Services to Chile

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The State Department has approved Chile’s request to acquire $140.1 million in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)-manufactured Evolved Seasparrow Missiles and related services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Raytheon, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) will serve as principal contractors …

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CGI Lands Recompete Award for Visa Processing Support in Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 23, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will continue to provide visa processing support in Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia for the State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs under a $32 million task order award, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the recompete covers processing of immigrant and non-immigrant visas as well …

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State Dept Approves Iraq’s $181M AC-208 Aircraft Logistics Request for Anti-IS Group Campaign

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to acquire sustainment and logistics services and spare parts for its fleet of AC-208 aircraft under a $181 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. The U.S. aims to help Iraq’s air force continue support of the international military campaign against the Islamic state group, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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SOS International Tool to Analyze Social Media Trends for US Embassy in Iraq

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — A subsidiary of SOS International will deploy an analytics tool that works to help the U.S. embassy in Iraq monitor “bellwether” events through data from social media, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. SOSi said Wednesday its Exovera unit will provide the EV3 tool under a State Department contract to …

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State Dept OKs $301M SM-2 Block IIIB Missile Sale to Australia

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The State Department has approved Australia’s request to procure a suite of Standard Missile-2 Block IIIB missiles and related equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $301 million foreign military sales agreement between both countries. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and BAE Systems will serve as principal contractors in the FMS transaction that covers up to …

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