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Canada Taps General Dynamics for Wideband Global SATCOM Station Program

Canada’s defense department has awarded approximately $70 million in contracts to General Dynamics Canada (NYSE: GD) for work to design, build and support three communications stations for the country’s military to connect to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation. The department said Wednesday that these contracts fall under the anchor …

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NGA Taps 5 Firms for GEOINT Tools Development Project

The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded contracts to five companies to develop methods and tools for analyzing multiple layers of geographic-based intelligence data. NGA received 73 proposals for a competition designed to bolster the agency’s Map of the World GEOINT infrastructure, the agency said Oct. 10. Boeing (NYSE: BA) …

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Tim Glaeser: Raytheon Expects US, Qatar to Close Patriot System Deal By 2014’s End

Tim Glaeser, a vice president at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), expects the governments of U.S. and Qatar to reach an agreement by the end of the year for Qatar to purchase a Patriot missile defense system from the U.S. through a foreign military sales agreement, Reuters reported Tuesday. Glaeser, vice president of Raytheon’s integrated defense …

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October 6 Midday: GovConIndex Shows Slight Drop in Late AM

The GovConIndex at midday on Monday is down 0.040 — or 0.062 percent — to 64.045330 after showing a positive direction all morning. Gainers lead laggers 16 to 14, respectively. Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) jumped 4.36 percent after the computer technology and services firm said it plans to split into two independent companies. Boeing‘s (NYSE:BA) shares …

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Executive Mosaic Launches GovConIndex

Executive Mosaic Inc. has launched the Executive Mosaic GovConIndex; a composite index that tracks 30 of the leading publicly traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies. The goal of the index is to measure the health and performance of the GovCon industry through changes in the aggregate price of the component stocks. The represented …

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Rudy deLeon Joins General Dynamics Board of Directors; Phebe Novakovic Comments

Rudy deLeon,  a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress, has joined General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) board of directors. DeLeon is a former Pentagon chief operating officer and served on both the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council and the National Partnership Council before he left federal service in 2001,  General …

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Army Taps Six Vendors for $250M Automated Test Systems Support IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded positions on a six-year, $249.9 million contract to six companies for engineering support services to the branch’s armament research, development and engineering center. Awardees will compete for task orders to perform work under the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract,  the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting …

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USAF Considers Air Force One Contract Split as Frank Kendall Seeks More Contract Competitions

The U.S. Air Force is looking into a potential splitting of work on the future presidential plane between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other contractors as Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall recently pushed for more competitive contracts. Tony Capaccio reports Thursday for Bloomberg News that Kendall has noted a low contract competition rate at DoD and …

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Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

NASA will award a contract or contracts to develop space vehicles for transporting U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of August or in early September, National Journal reported Tuesday. Marina Koren reports that the future commercial spacecraft would end U.S. dependence on Russia’s Soyuz capsules to transport each astronaut for …

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Tory Bruno Joins United Launch Alliance as President, CEO; Rick Ambrose, Craig Cooning Comment

Tory Bruno, formerly vice president and general manager of strategic and missile defense systems at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined the United Launch Alliance as president and CEO. Bruno succeeds Michael Gass, who has retired after eight years of service as president and CEO of the joint venture owned by Boeing (NYSE: BA) and …

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