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August 11th Market Close: Green Across the Board, GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its downward trend from yesterday to close up 0.370 percent to 100.301. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 2 to 1. Vectrus topped the GCI on trading volumes of more than twice the average daily volume. The major indices closed up slightly today with the S&P500 advancing 0.13 percent to 2,441.32, while DJIA moved up by 0.07 percent to  21,858.32, and the NASDAQ Composite increased by 0.64 percent. Crude oil also advanced on …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Boeing-General Dynamics Team Unveils Modified Stryker With SHORAD Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business have demonstrated a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle equipped with the Avenger short-range air defense unit at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday the team unveiled the Manuever SHORAD Launcher Stryker system …

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August 7th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Move in a Positive Direction

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb and remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.850 up 0.243 percent. Shares of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) topped the board on reports that United Technologies Corp. was considering a deal to buy the aircraft equipment maker. The major indices started the …

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Australia Expands Boeing’s F/A-18 Support Services Under $115M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $114.6 million contract extension that will expand the scope of the company’s sustainment support work on Australia’s F/A-18A/B multimission fighter jets. The company said Friday its defense business in Australia will serve as the weapon systems integrator as well as coordinate engineering, logistics and maintenance services …

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Air Force Procures 2 Boeing 747s for Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to convert a pair of 747-8 aircraft into presidential planes, the Air Force reported Friday. The contract award came a year after Boeing secured a potential $127.3 million contract modification to continue to perform risk reduction efforts for the Presidential …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recently Recognized Female Executive Moves

Weekly Roundup July 31 – August 04 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Over the past two months there have been a considerable number of female executive moves in the GovCon industry. These changes in leadership will stand to have a lasting …

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Boeing Wins $409M IDIQ Spot Under AF Thermal, Power, Controls Research Program

The U.S. Air Force has selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) as the latest awardee under a potential $409 million contract to help the military branch  develop thermal, power and controls systems for air platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will participate in the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program that covers applied research …

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Boeing Sets Up Avionics Business in Push for Tech Insourcing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has established a business unit that will work to produce aircraft controls and electronics systems in efforts to drive technology insourcing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fox Business reported Monday the new Boeing Avionics organization will target the market for commercial and military aircraft …

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August 1st Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up today at 99.395, positive 0.524 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. The major indices all closed up today. The S&P500 up 0.24 percent, while the DJIA closed at a new high of 21,963.92, and the NASDAQ Composite was up on the day 0.23 percent. …

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