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May 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Rally 1% on Jobs Report

The GovCon Index recovered an entire week’s worth of losses Friday with a rally of 1.046 percent to close at 73.943. All major U.S. stock indices recorded gains of at least 1 percent after April’s employment report from the Labor Department showed the country added 223, 000 jobs during the month, which the …

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State Dept Clears US’ $130M Lockheed F-16 Upgrade Deal with Singapore

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will modernize Singapore’s F-16 Block 52 aircraft fleet after the State Department approved a potential $130 million foreign military sales agreement. The proposed FMS deal covers overhaul work on 60 F-16C/D/D+ planes and associated technology such joint helmet-mounted cueing systems, friend or foe devices, global positioning and inertial …

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State Dept. OKs $3.5B in Aircraft, Weapon Sale Requests from 5 US Allies

The State Department has cleared foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $3.5 billion combined with five of U.S.’ Middle East and Asian partner nations, Defense One reported Tuesday. Marcus Weisgerber writes the agency approved Japan’s request to procure $3 billion in Bell Boeing (NYSE: BA)-built V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services

The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the …

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ULA Presents Vulcan Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance’s unveiling of the Vulcan next generation launch system rocket and reusability initiative at this week’s 31st Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The NGLS will include reusable booster …

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April 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips, Markets Await Fed Minutes

The GovCon Index lost some ground from the previous day’s close Tuesday and recorded a loss of 0.254 points to close at 69.007 on Tuesday. Bloomberg reports U.S. investors have their collective eye on the Federal Reserve‘s scheduled Wednesday release of minutes from its March meeting and many economic analysts surveyed by …

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State Dept OKs $952M Helicopter, Missile Sale to Pakistan

The State Department has approved Pakistan’s request to purchase Viper attack helicopters and Hellfire missiles from the U.S. under a potential $952 million foreign military sales agreement. Pakistan will use the precision strike aircraft and weapons to carry out counterterrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North Waziristan Agency, federally-administered tribal areas …

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Robert Leduc to Succeed Mick Maurer as President of UTC’s Sikorsky Biz; Gregory Hayes Comments

Robert Leduc, a 35-year veteran at United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), has been named president of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary. He will succeed Mick Maurer, who has been appointed as UTC senior vice president of strategic projects, the company said Thursday. Both Leduc and Maurer will report to Gregory Hayes, UTC president …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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