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Bell Boeing Secures $412M in Navy Contract Modifications to Repair Osprey Aircraft Parts

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter has received two contract modifications worth potentially $411.9 million combined to repair various parts of the U.S. Navy‘s V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office secured a $246.2 million delivery order modification that contains a one-year base and a one-year option period which, if exercised, …

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December 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 3-Day Slide on HII & Services Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index inched higher Thursday to end its three-day streak of declines on a large gain by Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and contributions from services-oriented companies as U.S. stocks also climbed after the release of new economic data. GovCon Index gainers edged decliners 16-14 as six of its 11 S&P 500 …

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Boeing Completes 1st Delivery of Updated Airborne Warning Aircraft to NATO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first of 14 updated E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft to NATO in support of the organization’s $257 million modernization effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the AWACS units feature cockpit updates such as full-color glass displays, new …

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December 14 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Turn Lower After Rate Hike Announcement

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned from neutral to negative territory Wednesday as did the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for only a second time since the 2008 financial crisis. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers by a 9-to-1 ratio as three of its 11 S&P 500 …

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Boeing to Move Defense Segment HQ from St. Louis to Washington DC Region

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will shift the headquarters of its $31 billion defense segment from the St. Louis metropolitan region to the Washington, D.C. area effective Jan. 3, 2017 for top executives to gain closer proximity with government customers, a company spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Close to a dozen senior executives including Boeing Defense, …

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December 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down 1% After Trump F-35 Tweet, Lockheed Falls 2%

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell 1 percent Monday on a steep by Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) stock at 2 percent as other large defense primes also tumbled after President-elect Donald Trump criticized the F-35 program’s costs in a Twitter post before markets opened. The GovCon Index traded down 2 percent shortly before 12 p.m. Eastern …

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Lockheed Examines Cheyenne Resources Ahead of Air Force ICBM Launch Facility Renovation Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) representatives have visited the city of Cheyenne in Wyoming to inspect local resources as the company pursues a U.S. Air Force program to update the country’s ballistic missile system and launch facilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Tuesday that Boeing (NYSE: …

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U.S., India Continue Talks on Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Aircraft Production Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — The U.S. and India are working on a deal to establish manufacturing hubs for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-16 and Boeing (NYSE: BA) F/A-18 fighter jets in India, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Washington Post reported Monday the Indian government seeks to co-produce both the F-16 and F/A-18 aircraft platforms as …

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Lockheed Down 5% at Midday, GovCon Index 2% Lower After Trump’s F-35 Twitter Criticism

Shares in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) traded down approximately 5 percent as noon Eastern time approached Monday after President-elect Donald Trump criticized the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program on Twitter in the early morning hours. “The F-35 program and cost is out of control. Billions of dollars can and will …

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December 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Posts 6th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced Friday to complete its sixth consecutive weekly gain in an extended post-election climb that has seen the GCI hit a series of record high closes. The GCI has risen 14.75 percent over six weeks with the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index up 6.26 percent …

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