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General Atomics Fusion Energy Studies Report Heat Burst Breakthrough; Mickey Wade Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on recent findings from General Atomic’s joint research with the Energy Department regarding fusion energy heat bursts. According to the company, new evidence indicates that it may be possible to manipulate magnetic fields to prevent or control heat bursts, …

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Matt Desch: Startups’ Microsatellites Plans Present Innovation Possibilities, Challenges for Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch said recent startups’ plans to build constellations of microsatellites to expand global Internet connectivity present both “interesting innovation” possibilities as well as challenges to the satellite community, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. He noted that the …

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Mike Petters: HII Shipyards to Open On-Site Family Healthcare Centers

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) plan to set up family health centers at its two shipyards this year. Mike Petters, HII president and CEO, said the company has recruited a third-party provider to manage the clinics, which …

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Booz Allen SVP Robert Silverman Rallies Support for ALS

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Govcon Executive reported Friday on Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Senior Vice President Robert Silverman’s continued support for the ALS Association mission to raise awareness about the neurodegenerative disease. The Washington Business Journal covered the nonprofit’s 2015 fundraising campaign plans to include the …

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March 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.541 points (0.778%) at Friday’s close for 68.986 to mark a second straight day of increase going into the start of earnings season Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 34.43 points to 17, 712.66, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 4.87 points to 2, 061.02 and …

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March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gains, Dollar Concern Continues

The GovCon Index climbed for a second consecutive day with a gain of 0.541 points to 69.008. The Wall Street Journal called Friday a “quiet day” and cited next week’s jobs report and the start of earnings season as trends to watch. Investors continue to worry over how a strengthening U.S. …

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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures …

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Lockheed Buys, Plans Upgrades for High-Speed Wind Tunnel; Mike McWithey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on High-Speed Wind Tunnel longtime lessee Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) acquisition of the facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, from Triumph Aerostructures. The investment allows the defense contractor to update the decades-old research, development and testing ground for subsonic, transonic …

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Michelle Lohmeier: Raytheon, Mesko Step Forward with Renewed Tech Partnership Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on a partnership agreement between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Polish ammunition manufacturer Mesko that allows them to continue their joint work on new areas of defense technologies. The two companies signed a letter of intent to seal the agreement, renewing …

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