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October 10th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) advanced to a new record, to close up 0.316 percent to 109.332 with advancing shares outpacing declining 3 to 1. The major markets all closed to the positive with the DJIA reaching a new high of 22,830.68 up 0.31 percent, while the S&P500 gained 0.23 percent to 2,550.643, and …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: September’s Billion Dollar Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 2 – October 6 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last month the GovCon community witnessed a number of highly valued contracts. September had eight contracts valued over a billion dollars awarded for a variety of …

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October 5th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Continue to Push to New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its fifth consecutive day of record highs, up 0.32 percent to 109.157 with advancing shares outpacing declining 3 to 1. The markets furthered their positive trend with the S&P500 closing up 0.56 percent to 2,552.07, while the DJIA posted its seventh day of gains closing at 22,775.39 up 0.50 …

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Boeing Subsidiary Tests GIS-Equipped UAV for Firefighting

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has partnered with Esri to demonstrate an unmanned aerial vehicle with a geographic information system for potential use during firefighting missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Insitu said Tuesday the team held test flights of the ScanEagle UAV at the Federal Aviation …

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Greg Hyslop: Boeing Makes Autonomous Tech Push Through Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to buy Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to accelerate the development of autonomous technology for aerospace vehicles. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it would integrate Aurora into the aerospace and defense contractor’s engineering, test and technology segment upon closing of the acquisition. Greg Hyslop, chief …

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Pratt & Whitney Lands Potential $2.7B Air Force Contract for F117 Engine Sustainment

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $2.74 billion contract to help the U.S. Air Force sustain F117 engines. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, U.K. and the Strategic Airlift Capability consortium. F117 powers the …

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Boeing Provides Gift to Support Future B-29 ‘Doc’ Hangar; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has partnered with nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to help build an interactive hangar and education facility for a company-manufactured B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft dubbed “Doc,” GovCon Executive reported Sept. 25. Doc’s Friends said Sept. 23 Boeing has granted a gift to support the $6.5 …

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ULA Gets $832M Contract Modification Under Air Force Expendable Launch Vehicle Program

United Launch Alliance has received a potential one-year, $832.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide program management and mission assurance support for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will also perform systems engineering, vehicle integration, launch infrastructure sustainment and …

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September 27th Market Close: GovConIndex Reaches New High, as Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reached a new high closing up 0.805 percent to 107.295. Advancing shares outpaced declining 3 to 1. The major indices moved upward on speculation that President Trump’s tax-cut plan could become a reality by year end. The S&P500 closed up 0.41 percent to 2,507.04, while the DJIA also closed up 0.25 percent …

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Boeing Australia Develops VR Training Platform for Starliner Spacecraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) business in Australia has utilized virtual reality and simulation technology to build a training platform for NASA‘s future CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the trainer is part of its space research and development efforts outside the U.S. and …

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