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Richard White, Robert Zitz, Tim Gillespie Take New Leadership Roles at SSL’s Govt Systems Business

Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral has appointed three executives to oversee the company’s government systems business unit that provides support to U.S. government clients and related programs. Richard White, senior vice president of government systems at SSL, has been promoted to president of SSL Government Systems and will …

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April 10 Market Close:GovCon Index and Markets Show Little Movement on Geopolitical Concerns

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.028 percent to 90.847 with KBR at the top after announcing the settlement of a decade long legal dispute. The GovCon Index advancing companies outpaced decliners 2 to 1. The major markets showed nominal movement as investors remain on the sidelines watching the Asian and …

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Boeing to Update P-8A Aircraft Training System for Navy, Australia Under $145M Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $144.9 million contract modification to perform production concurrency updates to the training system of P-8A multimission maritime planes for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia. The Defense Department said Friday P-8A trainer upgrades are necessary to ensure training devices will fully function and address future mission requirements. The …

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Boeing, Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Land Navy Contracts for Destroyer Ethernet Installation Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a Leonardo DRS subsidiary have received contracts worth up to $192.8 million combined to install Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System hardware aboard the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51-class destroyers. The firm-fixed-price contracts also cover the provision of spare parts and checkout repair services for AN/USQ-82(V) GEDMS in support of Arleigh Burke-class …

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Boeing to Provide Cryptographic Update for Air Force Combat Search & Rescue Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide an update to the cryptographic module of the U.S. Air Force‘s combat search-and-rescue radio equipment under a $42.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers development, certification, integration and test of the cryptographic update for the Ultra …

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April 4 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Close Slightly Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index and major markets all closed slightly up as investors remain cautious about the state of the economy. Investors await the outcome of President Trumps meeting with Xi Jinping of China, the jobs report on Friday, and the release of the first quarter earnings results. GovCon Index advancers …

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Norway Agency OKs Purchase of 5 Boeing-Made Poseidon Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Norway’s defense procurement agency has signed a deal for the procurement of five Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) P-8A Poseidon to support military maritime surveillance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The agency said Friday the country also plans to buy associated sensors, monitoring and support systems as well …

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Air Force Issues $147M Contract Funds for ULA Atlas V 551 Launch Vehicle Production

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received $146.5 million in contract funds from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for a new Atlas V configuration. The Defense Department said Friday that ULA will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration and payload fairing and transportation under …

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ULA Gets $270M Air Force Contract Modification for Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a $270.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers support for the configuration and transportation of a Delta IV Heavy rocket. The award also adds a pre‐priced contract line item for the Delta IV …

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Boeing Gets $2B Navy Modification on P-8A Aircraft, Parts Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.2 billion contract modification to build 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft as well as associated long lead parts for the U.S. Navy, foreign military sales customers and cooperative agreement partners. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also covers unknown obsolescence, class I change assessment, …

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