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Boeing 3Q Earnings, Revenue Beat Expectations; Quarterly Defense Sales Up 6%

Boeing (NYSE: BA) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported third quarter earnings of $2.52 per share, 30 cents above Wall Street estimates and 38 cents higher than figures for the same period last year. The company also raised its full-year earnings outlook …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015: CNBC’s Jim Cramer Talks Up Defense Stocks as 3Q Earnings Season Looms & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the most listened-to voices in business media singled out the defense sector and one of its biggest players as among the best performers during recent …

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The Deals, Moves and Shakeups That Drove GovCon in 2014

EDITORS NOTE: The piece below is a special edition of the Weekly Roundup newsletter written by Jim Garrettson, president and founder of this website’s parent company Executive Mosaic, to recap the biggest stories in the GovCon sector for 2014. In this year-end issue, Jim wraps up the year with a …

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General Atomics Wins $110M to Sustain Army Gray Eagle UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a $110, 261, 703 contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army sustain its fleet of Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. This modification increases the total value of the previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to $354, 683, 431, the Defense Department said Tuesday. GA-ASI will …

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Thales to Acquire Gentex Corp. “Visionix” Business; Allan Cameron Comments

Thales (NYSE:HO) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the helmet mounted display and motion tracking businesses of Gentex Corp. “This acquisition is a strategic fit that complements Thales’ global portfolio of Helmet Mounted Sight and Display systems for rotary and fixed wing platforms, ” said Michel Mathieu, head of Thales’ Avionics …

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iRobot to Provide Army Spares, Controllers

IRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a $10 million contract from the U.S. Army’s robotic systems joint program office to provide maintenance training and spares for the iRobot 310 SUGV, the company announced Monday. The Army has already ordered $2 million in spares and delivery is scheduled to finish by …

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HP Promotes Mike Nefkens to Acting Enterprise Services Lead Post

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed Mike Nefkens, currently a senior vice president and general manager, to head the business worldwide on a temporary basis. The company said he will succeed John Visentin, who is leaving to pursue other interests. Nefkens — currently head of operations in Europe, the …

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General Atomics Wins $142M For Gray Eagle Drone Work

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems affiliate has won a $141, 832, 994 U.S. Army contract to support unmanned aircraft systems,  the Defense Department announced Thursday. Under the contract, the company will perform a range of services for MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. Work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract will be performed in Poway, …

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DARPA Submits RFP to Improve Power/Computing Efficency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has submitted a request for proposal for embedded power efficient computing. DARPA said it is looking for a way to provide improve computing efficiency per watt of electrical power. Improved computing power would enhance military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities by enabling real-time information …

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