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State Dept OKs $10B Sale of Boeing Super Hornet, Northrop, Raytheon & GE Components to Kuwait

The State Department has given Kuwait the go-ahead to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft and related components and support from the U.S. government under a potential $10.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric will act as principal contractors for the sale that covers …

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NASA Selects 9 Companies to Support Johnson Space Center’s Flight Operations Directorate

NASA has awarded nine companies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a total of $49.5 million over five years for specialized engineering, aeronautics and manufacturing support services to the Johnson Space Center’s flight operations directorate. The space agency said Friday task orders encompass aerostructural engineering and analysis, aeromechanical systems, aeroavionics, electrical and software, ground support engineering …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Iridium Launches New Portfolio of Aviation Broadband Connectivity Products & Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) has launched its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services designed to provide global broadband data communications for cockpits and passengers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday its new portfolio is comprised of various products from four …

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Mercury to Purchase CES for $38M in Defense Tech & C4I Market Strategy

Defense technology manufacturer Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has agreed to purchase Switzerland-based military and aerospace computing company CES Creative Electronic Systems for $38 million to add new avionics and platform management products. Chelmsford, Mass.-based Mercury said Thursday it expects to close the transaction by the end of this year and will fund the deal with cash on …

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General Dynamics CEO: Census Bureau Support Win Part of IS&T Segment’s ‘Diving Board’ for Growth

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) CEO Phebe Novakovic singled out to investors Wednesday the company’s potential five-year contract to support a Census Bureau contact center as part of what she referred to as a “diving board” for growth in the information systems and technology segment. That contract worth up to $430 million announced in September calls on General …

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October 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 2-Week Stay Below 80; Lockheed Posts Best Day in 7 Years on Upbeat Guidance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above 80 points Tuesday for the first time in two weeks despite declines in the larger U.S. stock market after Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) posted its best one-day advance in seven years surged on upbeat financial outlooks for this year and 2017 to lead all GCI gainers. GovCon Index …

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October 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts on Defense Prime Gains, Rockwell Collins Tumbles on Flat Guidance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Monday with large prime contractors the top advancers to offset a large decline by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) on flat revenue guidance for its current fiscal year as U.S. stocks advanced on deal activity and new earnings reports. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 5-to-1 …

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Rockwell Collins Posts 4Q Earnings Beat w/ 13% Govt Sales Bump, Inks $6.4B Deal to Purchase B/E Aerospace

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) reported fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2016 earnings figures above Wall Street’s expectations Sunday as the avionics company embarks on its largest-ever acquisition. GovCon Index-listed Rockwell Collins said July-September earnings were $1.58 per share versus analyst forecasts of $1.57 while full-year EPS totaled $5.51 to exceed the …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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