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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Makes Wash100 List for Leadership in Aerospace Operations

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 24, 2015 – Leidos CEO Roger Krone has made it to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in aerospace operations. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and …

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February 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes with Record 8th Day of Gains

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 70.937,  a gain of 0.757 points (1.056%), for its eighth straight day of increase. Stocks at index company Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) jumped 3.53 percent after the Virginia-based shipbuilder recorded positive revenue for the 2014 fiscal year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 154.67 points to 18, 140.44, the Standard & Poor’s 500 …

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February 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises as Greece, Creditors Strike 4-Month Deal

The GovCon Index recorded an eight-consecutive day in positive territory Friday as it gained 0.757 points — or 1.056 percent — to close at 70.937. Index company Huntington Ingalls (NYSE: HII), the Virginia-based shipbuilder, saw its stock jump ____ percent after it reported a 2-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal …

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Boeing to Produce Additional Apache Helicopters for US Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a more than $591 million contract modification to produce additional Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army. The company will build 35 AH-64E Apache helicopters under the full rate production’s fifth batch, the Defense Department said Thursday. Boeing will perform work at its Mesa, Arizona-based facility through …

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SAIC’s CEO, Tony Moraco Named to Wash100 List for Government Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 19, 2015 – Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp., has been selected as one of the inductees to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the government services market. The Wash100 is the premier …

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Investors Await Friday Greece Meeting

The GovCon Index extended its streak of gains to a fourth consecutive day with a Thursday increase of 0.383 points to 70.180. Investors will watch a meeting in Brussels between government officials from Germany in Greece on terms of a bailout of Greece and energy shares dipped with declines in crude oil prices, according to Bloomberg. …

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Boeing to Develop Laser Beam Control System for US Navy; Peggy Morse Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $29.5 million contract to build a beam control system for integration into the U.S. Navy ships’ laser weapons. The company will design and develop a prototype high power beam control subsystem with a configuration compatible with high energy lasers based on solid-state laser technology, Boeing …

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Boeing Lands $648M UK Chinook Services Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $648 million contract with the U.K. defense ministry to provide service support for the country’s Chinook helicopter fleet as part of MoD’s defense investments in the south coast. MoD said Tuesday the five-year contract includes maintenance services at a site in Gosport and technical support at the U.K. …

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Boeing to Upgrade Japan’s Airborne Warning and Control System Aircraft

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $402.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to refresh Japan’s airborne warning and control system through a foreign military sales agreement. The company will upgrade four E-767 aircraft and three ground support services under the modification to the previously awarded mission computing upgrade program, …

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Boeing to Consolidate Defense, Space Development Functions; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will merge its defense and space business development operations into a single organization with the goal of addressing program risks and cost issues. Chris Chadwick, CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Wednesday the future BDS development group will “apply engineering expertise, development program best …

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