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PwC: Aerospace & Defense Industry Reported $728B in 2017 Revenue

A new PwC report says the aerospace and defense sector recorded $728 billion in 2017 revenue, reflecting a 4 percent increase from the previous year. PwC reported that A&D companies posted a combined operating profit of $77 billion in 2017 with an on operating margin of 10.6 percent, up from 9.3 percent in …

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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday. DoD IG said in the redacted version of its audit report that the bomber program has “clearly defined” warfighter requirements …

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BAE, Northrop Celebrate Partnership on Air Force’s B-21 Bomber Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) held a joint event early this month to mark their partnership in efforts to build the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 Raider bomber aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Union Leader reported Wednesday Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, commander of the Eighth …

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Matt Donovan: USAF to Spend $2B Bomber Fund Request on Software Devt, Recruitment

Matt Donovan, Air Force undersecretary, has said the service’s $2 billion funding request for the B-21 bomber aircraft program for fiscal year 2018 would be spent on software development and staffing efforts at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Bloomberg Technology reported Wednesday. The military branch will also allocate part of the …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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Northrop CEO Details Cost Reduction Focus of Customers & Industry After GAO Bomber Contract Review Goes Public

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) CEO Wes Bush described to investors Wednesday the aerospace and defense contractor’s moves to focus on affordability and make corporate-level investments to take costs out of programs such as the B-21 bomber in response to slower-growing budgets. Budgets have not expanded at the same speed as global security …

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Bloomberg: GAO Issues Declassified Version of Air Force Bomber Contract Award Protest Decision

The Government Accountability Office has said that Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Long Range Strike Bomber program held “significant structural advantages” over a bid by the team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio and Julie Johnsson write GAO made …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Goes Green Against Muted US Markets, Booz Allen Rallies & Gets Analysts’ Backing

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher against narrow trading activity in U.S. financial markets Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and defense platform makers as Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) rallied to recoup one-half of losses from a steep fall Wednesday. Thursday’s gain puts the GCI on pace for a weekly gain with Friday’s …

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B-21 Prime Contractor Northrop Grumman Lauds Air Force’s Raider Bomber

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), prime contractor on the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 program, has unveiled that the service branch’s future long-range strike bomber will be called the Raider, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the aircraft’s name …

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September 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower on HII Downgrade, US Stocks Higher as Fed Meeting Begins

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Tuesday after Cowen and Company downgraded the stock of military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and GCI decliners over gainers at roughly 2-to-1 ratio. Newport News, Virginia-based Huntington Ingalls ended as the GovCon Index’s worst net performer on Cowen and Company’s downgrade of HII to …

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