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August 4th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Up on Strong July Employment Numbers

Markets responded positively to better than expected July employment reports. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.443 up 0.122 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 18 to 12. The major indices closed up on the day. The S&P500 gained 0.19 percent, while the DJIA set another new …

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State Dept Clears Australia’s Request to Buy $109M in BAE-Made RF Countermeasures

The State Department has approved a potential $108.7 million foreign military sale of BAE Systems-built radio frequency countermeasure systems and support services to Australia. The deal covers the procurement of 1,952 ALE-70(V)/T-1687A Electronic Towed Decoy Countermeasures along with technical assistance, U.S. government and contractor engineering, program, technical and logistics support, the …

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August 3rd Market Close: Leidos Leads the GovConIndex Up; While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) topped the 100 mark to close at 100.389 up 1.111 percent. Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) reported “second quarter earnings that exceeded expectations” to lead the GCI closing with a  8.36 percent increase. The major indices closed mixed. The S&P500 down 0.22 percent, while the DJIA set another new high 22,026.17, …

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3 Companies Could Vie for Army Contract on Air Soldier Helmet Mounted Display

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems, Elbit Systems and Thales have been invited to attend the U.S. Army‘s presolicitation conference for the future procurement of the Common Helmet Mounted Display platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Jane’s 360 reported Tuesday the three companies are the likely candidates to provide the CHMD requirement for …

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BAE Systems Unveils Plans for Centralized Defense Facility in Victoria, Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to open a new facility in Australia that will serve as a hub for the company’s aerospace, land and maritime business operations in Victoria, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the future defense hub will house production of the Land 400 armed …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: “Information Doesn’t Have to be Secret to be Valuable”

Weekly Roundup July 24 – July 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Open source intelligence (OSINT), as described in a previous Weekly Round Up column, is an incredibly powerful research methodology that is already being used by forward looking companies and …

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July 27th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While the Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today at 98.555, ending its five day positive streak. Advancers were outpaced by decliners today at 6 to 24. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 closing down at 2,475.43, while DJIA closed up at 21,797.88. The NASDAQ Composite dropped …

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BAE Develops Wireless Sensor Tool to Assess Bridging System Service Life

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — BAE Systems has unveiled a wireless sensor system based on the Bluetooth technology that works to assess the operational condition of military bridging platforms and determine the need for maintenance work, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the sensing tool serves to monitor stress, strain …

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July 20th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) was able to remain above the 98.00 mark and closed at 98.192, up 0.014 percent. The major indices closed mixed on the day the S&P500 and DJIA down slightly and the NASDAQ Composite setting new record highs for the third day. Crude oil ended the day …

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BAE, UK Partners to Launch Testing Service for Maritime Autonomous Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2017 — BAE Systems will work with several companies to develop a testing service for unmanned maritime systems in the U.K. through an estimated $598,000 grant from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The grant calls for collaboration with Blue Bear Systems Research, ASV Global, …

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