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ULA Lands $139M Modification on Atlas V Production Services Contract with USAF

United Launch Alliance has been awarded a $138.7 million contract modification to produce an Atlas V 541 launch vehicle system for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers Atlas V rocket configuration and mission specific items for the service branch’s four previously ordered missions. ULA,  a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Launches CubeSat Rideshare Contest for University STEM Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will work with Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems to launch a competition that will award free payload rides aboard the Atlas V rocket for university science, technology, engineering and math projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The United Launch Alliance JV …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV’s Rocket Launches NRO National Security Payload

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — A rocket built by the joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) carried a national security payload to space as part of the NROL-45 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. United Launch Alliance said Wednesday an Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) RS-68A engine and Orbital ATK (NYSE: …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016: Leidos The New ‘Big One’ After Lockheed IT Biz Merger & more

Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Needless to say, we have a lot to address here after a heavy news week that featured news of government contracting’s largest merger this decade, plus a batch of 2015 earnings reports from …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016: Analysts Call Defense Stocks Steady in Wild Market & more

Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Volatility in financial markets has become a fact of life all over the world and has sent investors questioning where the opportunities are in the midst of headwinds such as declining …

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Juniper to Integrate Switching Technology to USAF Network; Bob Fortna Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 20, 2016 — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) collaborated with Affigent and ThunderCat Technology to install its switching technology into the U.S. Air Force‘s data transport system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Juniper said Tuesday the collaboration is in support of contracts awarded to Affigent and ThunderCat Technology for the modernization …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Requests 20 Rocket Engines From Russia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 — United Launch Alliance has ordered from Russia an additional 20 RD-180 rocket engines for the launch of Atlas V rockets to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Wednesday the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture’s request for the Russia-made rocket …

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United Launch Alliance Lands $233M US Air Force Launch Vehicle Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $232, 939, 333 contract modification to configure the U.S. Air Force’s launch vehicles. The award fulfills one of the requirements under the launch vehicle production services contract for the Air Force Atlas V 411 and Delta IV, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ULA will …

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