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Bell Helicopter Receives $170M Navy AH-1Z Chopper Contract Modification

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has received a $170.2 million contract modification to produce and deliver additional AH-1Z aircraft to the government of Pakistan under the foreign military sales program. The company will build nine AH-1Z and nine auxiliary fuel kits under a contract with the U.S. Navy, the Defense …

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March 22 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Show Little Change Amid Brussels Attacks

The GovCon Index held in narrow range for the entirety of Tuesday trade and closed at a nominal loss of 0.084 points to 75.331, which ends the Index’s four-day stretch of gains. U.S. markets also struggled for direction after the early morning terrorist attacks at the main airport and a subway …

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March 21 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes With Gain for 3rd Straight Day

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 1.417 percent to 75.314. With Friday’s performance, the Index is on its third consecutive day in positive territory. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change I Intelsat 2.60 0.12 +4.84% MCK McKesson Corp.* 158.31 6.62 +4.36% VEC Vectrus Inc. …

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March 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With a Three Day Positive Streak

The GovCon Index continued it positive trend for the third consecutive day closing up 1.417% to 75.314. According to Bloomberg, the Dow and S&P 500 closed Friday in positive territory for 2016. Strong performance from emerging market stocks, and oil prices helped prop up stock prices. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol …

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March 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides Oil Surge to 1% Gain, Up for 4th Straight Week

The GovCon Index rebounded 1.541 percent to 73.980 Friday with all 30 stocks up in movement that mirrored U.S. stocks’ recovery on a sharp rise in crude oil prices and investor confidence in the European Central Bank’s latest stimulus initiative. Friday’s close puts the Index up at a nominal 0.053 points over five …

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State Dept Clears $350M Beechcraft KA-350 Aircraft Sustainment Deal for Iraq

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to buy $350 million in sustainment services for the country’s fleet of Beechcraft-built King Air 350 turboprop aircraft from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. Iraq requested a five-year sustainment package for one KA-350 transport plane and five units of the aircraft’s ISR variant, …

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Visiongain Names Key Players in Projected $22B Military Smart Weapons Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2016 — A report by Visiongain indicates that Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are some of the key players in the global military smart weapons market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Visiongain said Monday the market will be worth $22.32 …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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February 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Tumble 1% on Oil & Financial Losses as Vectrus Joins GCI

The GovCon Index followed the steep downturn in U.S. markets Monday with a decline of 1.027 percent to 70.035 spurred by new declines in oil prices and worries about the pace of future interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve. Monday also represented the first day of Colorado Springs-based government …

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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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