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April 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted By Defense Prime Gains After 1Q Earnings Reports

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The GovCon Index soared 1.396 percent to 77.998 Wednesday on a series of pre-market earnings reports from several large defense prime contractors as Boeing (NYSE: BA) overcame an early morning decline to close in positive. GovCon Wire posted a summary of all six GovCon Index-related earnings figures plus that of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) …

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GovCon Index Defense & Services Primes Report Mixed 1Q Earnings; Boeing Misses

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Six companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plus another large non-GCI government contractor reported their latest quarterly earnings statements before U.S. financial markets opened Wednesday. Of those seven total, six posted results for the first quarter of their respective fiscal years that run on a calendar basis, with one for the second …

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UTC Subsidiary Receives $1B Navy F-35 Propulsion Contract Modification

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A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has received a $1.04 billion contract modification to manufacture the ninth batch of F-35 propulsion systems for U.S. and foreign military customers. Pratt & Whitney will produce parts and components of 28 F135-PW-100 systems for the U.S. Air Force, six F135-PW-600 systems for the …

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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of F-16 Weapons, Logistics Services to Iraq

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The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy munitions, weapons, related equipment and logistics support services for F-16 fighter jets from the U.S. government under a potential $1.95 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that Iraq will use the weapons systems and logistics services to support …

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Pratt & Whitney, DoD Agree on Lot 9 & 10 F-35 Propulsion Engine Production

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A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Defense Department to produce lots 9 and 10 of F135 engines for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will build 167 F135 low-rate initial production propulsion engines for the three F-35 variants and provide …

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Robert Leduc Appointed President of UTC’s Pratt & Whitney Unit; Gregory Hayes Comments

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Robert Leduc, a 35-year veteran of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been named president of UTC’s aircraft engine unit Pratt & Whitney. He will succeed Paul Adams, who has led the business since 2014 and will retire by the end of February after a 17-year career at UTC, the company said Thursday. Leduc is a former president …

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Pratt & Whitney Awarded $318M Air Force F119 Engine Maintenance Contract Modification

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Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary, has received a $317.8 million contract modification to maintain F119 engines for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the company is scheduled to complete work under the contract on Dec. 31. The Air Force uses F119 engines to …

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Bruce Tanner: Lockheed to Extend IT-Govt Services Business Review, Eyes Decision by March 2016

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will delay a final decision on a spinoff or sale of a bulk of its information technology and government services businesses until the end of March in order to review offers from potential buyers, the company’s chief financial officer told investors Wednesday. Bruce Tanner told the Credit Suisse Industrials …

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Pratt & Whitney Gets $215M Contract Modification for F-35 Sustainment Work

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A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has been awarded a $214.6 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide F-35 hardware sustainment services to domestic and foreign military customers. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Pratt & Whitney will help sustain propulsion systems and deliver training materials in support of low-rate initial production lot 10 …

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Lockheed Appoints Dan Schultz President of New Sikorsky Unit; Marillyn Hewson Comments

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Dan Schultz, formerly vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) ship and aviation systems business, will serve as president of the company’s newly acquired Sikorsky helicopter business. Lockheed said Friday Schultz led Sikorsky’s integration into the Lockheed mission systems and training organization as the acquisition moved toward a close last week. “He …

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