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Lockheed Award Extends Ballistic Missile Defense Development Contract to $1.7B

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business in Moorestown, N.J. has won a contract modification worth more than $295 million to help develop the Aegis ballistic missile defense baseline through “preliminary” and “critical” design review levels, the Defense Department said Monday. The aerospace and security contractor will continue …

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Northrop to Engineer Elements of Space-Borne Sensor for Ballistic Defense System

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract with the Applied Physics Laboratory of John Hopkins University to manufacture and produce readiness systems engineering for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency‘s precision tacking space system. Northrop is one of six companies who will work with APL in Laurel, Md., on the future space-borne sensor of …

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Ball Satellite Passes Thermal Tests

Ball Aerospace’s (NYSE: BLL) NPOESS Preparatory Project satellite came one step closer this week to NASA’s planned Oct. 25 launch date with the completion of thermal vacuum testing. The two-month process proved the satellite can function in space. “Given the fact that the U.S. has more severe weather than any …

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Ball Corp. Reports on Strong Financial Picture

Ball Corp. (NYSE: BLL) reported first quarter net earnings of $91.3 million, up from $79.3 million in the first quarter of 2010. “Momentum from our strong results in 2010 continues into 2011 as we leverage our considerable strengths to grow with our customers in both mature and emerging markets, ” …

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Army Issues 198 Awards Under $37.4B Professional Engineering Services Contract

The U.S. Army has revealed a new roster of industry partners under a potential $37.4B contract that covers knowledge-based professional engineering support services to command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs. The Army Contracting Command received 388 bids for the Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Service procurement vehicle via …

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Prime Contractor Lockheed Selects Companies for Payload Competition on Future USAF Missile Warning Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a partnership between Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Ball Aerospace as potential suppliers of mission payloads for the U.S. Air Force‘s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared geosynchronous Earth orbit satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 28 – June 1, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Platform Companies Overview, Recent Contract Wins and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Platform Companies: A May Overview As we look back at May, I’d like to highlight some …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent GovCon Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring

Weekly Roundup November 13 – November 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks the GovCon community has experienced significant M&A and restructuring activity. Notable transactions include: H.I.G.’s purchase of WBB for an undisclosed sum General Atomics’ purchase of a majority …

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Launch of 1st Joint Polar Satellite System Set for Nov. 10

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have scheduled the launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System on Nov. 10 to begin its mission to support weather forecasting operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Saturday JPSS-1, which is equipped with instruments …

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NASA, Industry Team Resume James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 27, 2017 — NASA and the industry team working on the James Webb Space Telescope have resumed vibration tests following a shutdown of assessments in December due to a sensor reading anomaly, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team comprised of Goddard Space Flight Center, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Orbital ATK …

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