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General Dynamics to Deliver Completed Space Fence Ground Structure to Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed the construction of the radar receive array ground structure for the U.S. Air Force‘s future space fence system being built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. General Dynamics said Thursday its SATCOM Technologies division built the 700, …

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BAE Systems to Deliver Assault Amphibious Vehicles to Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems will supply 30 Assault Amphibious Vehicles to Japan as part of the country’s efforts to build up amphibious capability among its ground self-defense forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday BAE Systems Inc. will also provide tools, test equipment and training support …

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Leidos to Help Develop Vaccine for Zika Virus; Jerry Hogge Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with Immunovaccine to develop a vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The companies will integrate Immunovaccine’s DepoVax platform and Leidos’ Virtual Pharmaceutical Development Program in support of efforts to accelerate vaccine development and production, …

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April 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Gain Friday on Energy Shares

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a nominal gain of 0.197 points to 74.227, which gives the GCI a nominal 0.103-point decline from the previous week. While biotechnology stocks posted losses, energy shares saw a 6.6-percent climb in U.S. crude oil futures to $39.72 a barrel. Four of the five largest U.S. government contractors will …

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Report: AWS, CSRA, Microsoft to Receive FedRAMP High-Impact Rating

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Cloud service providers Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN),  CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) are due to receive high baseline certifications under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported March 21 that FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich told the publication the finalized …

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Northrop Grumman Submits Bid for Air Force’s Follow-On GPS III Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has proposed a “heritage” GPS III spacecraft and prototype navigational payload as part of its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s follow-on program on the production of future GPS III space vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the proposed spacecraft works …

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Air Force Plans $533M Construction Projects at Eielson AFB for F-35 Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force could spend an estimated $533 million on the construction of hangars and other facilities to accommodate the service branch’s fleet of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets at Eielson Air Force Base, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Newsminer reported Wednesday 46 construction, remodeling and demolition …

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Battelle Supplies 100 Drone Defense System Units to DoD, DHS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Battelle has received orders from the Defense Department and Department of Homeland Security for 100 units of its portable drone defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The nonprofit company said Wednesday its man-portable, point-and-shoot DroneDefender technology works to disrupt the radio control frequency of unauthorized drones within a range of 1, 300 …

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Serco Resumes Work on $131M NAVFAC C4I Sustainment Contract; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Serco‘s North American subsidiary will resume work under a $131 million U.S. Navy lifecycle sustainment contract issued in December following the resolution of a previous challenge to the award, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract covers support for the Naval Facilities Engineering …

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CGI Secures Software Dev’t Contracts to Support EPA Research Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will provide software development, test and implementation support to the Environmental Protection Agency‘s Office of Research and Development under awards worth a potential $22 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it will leverage its Agile development, application maintenance, database management …

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