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Air Force Exercises $80M Option in Boeing E-4B Aircraft Sustainment Contract

A business segment of Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $80 million contract option to sustain a variant of the U.S. Air Force‘s E-4B command post aircraft. Boeing Defense, Space & Security will help the service branch manage the E-4B program and procure spares as well as provide system integration laboratory, repair, engine …

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Boeing Exec Craig Cooning Joins Board of Directors at BridgeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) veteran Craig Cooning has been named a board member at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat amid the latter’s effort to develop an advanced optical communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BridgeSat said Tuesday the addition of Cooning to the board of directors comes as …

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Report: Saudi Arabia to Buy $7B in Precision-Guided Munitions From Raytheon, Boeing

Saudi Arabia will purchase precision-guided munitions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) under an agreement worth approximately $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Sources told Reuters the proposed deal was part of a potential $110 billion package of weapons sales agreements that President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman …

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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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