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Air Force Awards 15 Spots on $975M National Security, Logistics Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 15 companies positions on a potential nine-year, $975 million contract to provide logistics support and help U.S. and partner agencies carry out national security missions. The service branch received 16 proposals for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The contractors will compete for task …

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February 1 Morning Report: GovCon Index Recovers From Correction

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.643-percent gain to 71.807 to surge out of correction territory. The gain comes amid a recovery in technology stocks and investor optimism on a slowdown of future interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve.   Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price …

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges Out of Correction to End Volatile January

The GovCon Index surged out of correction territory Friday with a gain of 2.643 percent to 71.807 which mirrored investor optimism that the Federal Reserve may slow down future interest rate hikes and a bounce-back from technology stocks. The Index ends the week at a 2.81-percent loss and the first …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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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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January 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Below 70, Posts Nominal Gain

The GovCon Index showed a nominal gain of 0.076 points to 69.839 Thursday as investors with interest in the defense and government contracting industries digested a new round of earnings statements from more of the sector’s largest companies. Thursday’s close represents the Index’s second straight day that ended below 70 …

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General Dynamics Gets $171M Army Stryker Weapon System Simulator Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit has won a $170.7 million contract to produce a simulator for the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) weapon system onboard Stryker vehicles. The U.S. Army awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract following an Internet-based solicitation and will determine the funding with each order, the Defense Department said …

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January 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls Back Into Correction Ahead of Earnings Week for ‘Big Five’ Contractors and Others

The GovCon Index retreated with a loss of 1.295 percent to 70.580 Monday in a move that puts the Index back into a correction, or 10 percent off its most recent high, for the second time this month. Monday’s plunge starts a week in which investors who follow defense and government contracting sectors await a batch of …

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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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State Dept Clears $2B Sale of F-16 Weapons, Logistics Services to Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy munitions, weapons, related equipment and logistics support services for F-16 fighter jets from the U.S. government under a potential $1.95 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that Iraq will use the weapons systems and logistics services to support …

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