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Andy Hove Joins AM General as President, CEO

Andy Hove, formerly president and CEO at defense contractor HDT Global, has joined AM General to serve in the same roles. AM General said Tuesday Hove will succeed the retiring CEO Charlie Hall. Hall said Hove’s experience in the domestic and international vehicle manufacturing sector could help position the company for …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015: 2015 GovCon Award Nominations Are In, No Deal for ULA & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The list of this year’s Greater Washington Government Contractor Award finalists came out this week and the category of companies with more than $300 million in annual revenue …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government …

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August 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Up 3%, 6-Day Decline Streak Over

A six-day stretch of consecutive declines came to an end for the GovCon Index Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 3.208 percent to 71.862. Non-Index company Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) closed up 6.67 percent a day after the Army announced the Wisconsin-based military vehicle maker beat Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and …

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Army Issues Final RFP on Humvee-Replacement Vehicles

The U.S. Army is seeking proposals for the production of 17, 000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the Army and U.S. Marine Corps under a potential firm-fixed-price contract, Defense News reported Friday. Joe Gould writes that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), AM General and Oshkosh Defense (NYSE: OSK) are among the companies that could submit proposals. …

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State Department OKs $2.5B Ambush-Protected Vehicles Sale to UAE

The State Department has approved a foreign military sale of mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles and related support services totaling $2.5 billion to the United Arab Emirates. The UAE government wants to purchase modified MRAP vehicles,  MaxxPro LWB chassis, Expedient Armor Program capsules without armor,  MRAP recovery vehicles,  Caiman multiterrain vehicles without armor and MRAP all-terrain vehicles from …

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Army Awards $900M Modification for Tactical Vehicles

The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) a $904, 184, 088 contract modification. The company will provide 6, 963 family of medium tactical vehicles on the firm-fixed-price award. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., with an estimated …

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Army Invests $245M in Armored Vehicle Protection Kits

Oshkosh Corporation‘s defense division (NYSE: OSK) will provide the U.S. military with more than 5, 100 MRAP all-terrain vehicle protection kits to fill an order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. The kits help address evolving threats in overseas theaters, such as IEDs. Oshkosh will provide tooling and labor to install …

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Ceradyne receives contract for vehicle armor

Ceradyne, Inc. has received a contract from Plasan Sasa Ltd. in Israel to provide armor for the MRAP All Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV). Work on the multi-million dollar contract began this month and deliveries are expected during 2010. Ceradyne will deliver the armor components to prime contractor Oshkosh Corporation, who will …

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GAO Allows for BAE Recontract

Monday, the Government Accountability Office announced it would be upholding BAE System’s protest on the FMTV re-buy contract. The $2.6 billion contract was originally awarded to Oshkosh Corp. BAE Systems appealed the contract earlier in 2009 stating their main reason as a flawed procurement process. “It was absolutely a sigh …

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