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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More


Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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UTC 3Q Earnings Beat Forecasts, Revenue Below Estimates as Company Unveils $12B Stock Repurchase Plan


United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has reported third quarter earnings of $1.61 per share, six cents higher than the Wall Street consensus estimate and down 17 cents from the prior year quarter on a strong U.S. dollar. The company also unveiled a new $12 billion share repurchase plan that includes a $6 …

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October 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Trades in Narrow Range as 3Q Earnings Season Arrives


The GovCon Index mirrored a narrow day of trading activity in U.S. markets Monday as it closed at a nominal gain of 0.049 points to 73.293. Large defense contractors in the Index are scheduled to report their third quarter earnings this week with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) set for Tuesday morning, Boeing …

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Lockheed to Explore IT Business Separation, Inks $9B Deal for Helicopter Maker Sikorsky


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will examine a potential separation of its government information technology and technical services business components and has agreed to purchase helicopter manufacturing business Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. for approximately $9 billion. Lockheed announced both moves Monday and said its IT business segment review will look at whether to spin off or …

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Gregory Hayes: UTC to Decide on Sikorsky Spinoff or Sale Move in ‘Coming Weeks’

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United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) will leave the helicopter manufacturing business through a separation of its Sikorsky Aircraft business in a move UTC expects to complete by the end of its third quarter. “Over the coming weeks, we’ll determine whether a spinoff or direct sale is the best way to enhance Sikorsky’s long-term success …

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Gregory Hayes Appointed UTC President, CEO

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Gregory Hayes, formerly senior vice president and chief financial officer at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been appointed president and CEO of the aerospace technology conglomerate. UTC said Monday the appointment is effective immediately as Chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert has retired. Hayes held the SVP and CFO roles for six years in addition to his responsibility as …

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India Plans $2.5B Purchase of Boeing Chinook, Apache Helicopters

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India has approved a deal to purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Chinook and Apache helicopters for approximately \$2.5 billion, Reuters reported Saturday. Nigam Prusty writes the purchase is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to bolster the nation’s military posture. The government also agreed on a proposal by the Indian navy to …

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Sikorsky-Boeing Team to Develop Helicopter for US Army Demo Program; Mick Maurer Comments


Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Boeing (NYSE: BA) will jointly develop a helicopter for the first phase of the U.S. Army’s joint multi-role technology demonstrator program. The Sikorsky-Boeing team will continue its work to build the SB>1 Defiant medium-lift helicopter and configure it to Sikorsky’s X2 coaxial design, Sikorsky said Tuesday. Both …

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Boeing-Sikorsky Team to Develop ‘Digital Backbone’ for Army Tech Demo Program; Samir Mehta Comments


Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a subsidiary of United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) have signed a technology investment agreement with the U.S. Army‘s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate to provide support for the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program. The Boeing-Sikorsky Aircraft team will help to develop the Joint Common Architecture standard for the Army’s JMR TD program as part of the Future Vertical Lift …

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Lockheed Expecting New USAF Contract for F-35 Jets; Orlando Carvalho Comments


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is set to secure a deal to provide the U.S. government with 43 additional F-35 fighter aircraft, but with less price reductions compared to previous orders, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal reports a U.S. Air Force contract with Lockheed is expected before the end of June, according …

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