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Army Fires Lockheed-Built Missiles in Tactical Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 10,  2015 — The U.S. Army has test-fired Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System and Army Tactical Missile System during a tactical munitions reliability activity in New Mexico, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Army fired eight GMLRS and one ATACMS from the High Mobility Artillery Rocket …

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Raytheon Begins Low-Rate Initial Production of FAB-T Terminals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received approval from the U.S. Air Force to begin low-rate initial production for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will manufacture FAB-T communications terminals and spares and provide …

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PAE Receives State Dept. Task Orders for Mission Support in Africa

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — PAE will provide mission support services to U.S. partner countries in Africa under task orders and contract modifications awarded by the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the awards are part of the Africa Peacekeeping Program II and Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance …

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US Govt Clears $115M Sale of Lockheed-Built Targeting Pods to Kuwait

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — The State Department has cleared a potential $115 million sale of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods to Kuwait as part of a foreign military sale agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the Kuwait government requested 14 targeting …

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Ken Asbury: Contract to Help CACI Support Navy’s Defense Health Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide development, engineering, testing and other services for the U.S. Navy‘s medical information systems under a three-year, $38.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract is in support of the Theater Medical Information Program of the Space …

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Siemens to Help Texas Army Depot Conserve Energy; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9,  2015 — Siemens will install energy-efficiency systems at a U.S. Army depot in Texas under a $24 million energy savings performance contract from the Army Corps of Engineers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract works to support the Army’s water and power conservation efforts …

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

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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November 9 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Down, US Traders Up Chance of December Rate Hike

The GovCon Index dropped 0.274 points to close Friday at 78.007 after a mixed day for U.S. markets in which the probability of an interest rate hike in December rose to 70 percent following the October jobs report, according to CNBC. The previous week saw the Index end at a nominal gain of 0.053 points. …

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Government Contracting Community Rallies Behind American Heart Assoc. To Raise $2M

The American Heart Association held its 2015 Greater Washington Heart Walk on Saturday. Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore and this year’s event chairperson, welcomed and thanked the almost 10, 000 attendees. The overall event has raised almost $2 million toward the goal of defeating cardiovascular disease as the top …

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 4 Prototype Shelters for Army Missile Defense System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has provided four prototypes of the engagement operations center shelters to the U.S. Army in support of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the prototype shelters incorporated features that …

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