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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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GovConIndex Ends the Week Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

GovCon Wire is changing its coverage of the GovCon Index and major indices. GovCon Wire will now be providing weekly performance analysis instead of the daily for the GovCon Index, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite. In reviewing the past weeks market performance the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent GovCon Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring

Weekly Roundup November 13 – November 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks the GovCon community has experienced significant M&A and restructuring activity. Notable transactions include: H.I.G.’s purchase of WBB for an undisclosed sum General Atomics’ purchase of a majority …

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Boeing, MDA Load 44th Interceptor Onto Missile Defense System Silo in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the Missile Defense Agency to load the 44th interceptor onto the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system located at Fort Greely in Alaska, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the installation marks the completion of a Defense Department goal …

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Boeing Closes Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed amount to further the aerospace and defense contractor’s autonomous technology development efforts. Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday Aurora will retain its business name and join the former’s engineering, test and technology group. Both companies first announced the deal in …

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November 7th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up today by 0.240 percent to 108.301. Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) topped the GCI posting greater than a 2.00 percent gain, while CACI (NYSE:CACI), McKesson Corp. (NYSE:MCK), Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) all closed with more than 1.0 percent gains. Advancing and declining shares were split …

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November 6th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.076 percent to 108.042. Engility topped the GCI posting a 5.55 percent gain for the day. Advancing and declining shares were split evenly. The three major indices showed modest movement to the positive. The S&P500 closed up 0.13 percent to 2,591.13, while the DJIA closed at …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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November 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.692 percent to 108.524. ManTech released a strong Q3 2017 earnings report which propelled them to the top of the GCI posting an 11 percent increase to 50.98. Advancing shares on the GCI outpaced declining 2 to 1. The three major indices closed mixed for the day. …

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