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Weekly Roundup Jan 4 – Jan 8 2016: Slow Start for GovCon Stocks in 2016 & more

Jan. 4 – Jan. 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Any thoughts that the start of 2016 would be smooth sailing for U.S. government contracting stocks and financial markets have quickly been cast aside as volatility from 2015’s second …

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Former SRA CEO Bill Ballhaus Appointed Chairman, President & CEO of Blackboard

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — Blackboard has hired Bill Ballhaus, formerly president and CEO of SRA International, to chair its board of directors and serve as president and CEO, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Ballhaus brings senior leadership experience from his previous work at SRA, DynCorp International, BAE Systems, Boeing …

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Lockheed Awarded $424M to Help Sustain Army Apache Pilotage, Targeting Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential five-year, $424 million contract to sustain an integrated targeting and pilotage technology on the U.S. Army‘s fleet of AH-64D/E Apache attack helicopters. The Army has obligated $31.8 million at the time of award and the one-year base period of performance for …

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Boeing Wins $855M Contract for USAF T-38C Avionics Integration, Logistics Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $855 million contract to integrate avionic systems and provide logistics support for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of T-38C Talon trainer jets. The Defense Department said Monday work is scheduled to occur through Jan. 3, 2026. Boeing will perform work at a company facility in …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, On Course for 10% Yearly Gain

The GovCon Index recovered ground with the larger U.S. financial market Tuesday with a gain of 0.590 points to 78.263 and remains on track for a year-to-date gain of 10 percent with one-and-a-half trading days left in 2015. As of Tuesday’s close, the Index has risen 10.81 percent from its …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Requests 20 Rocket Engines From Russia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 — United Launch Alliance has ordered from Russia an additional 20 RD-180 rocket engines for the launch of Atlas V rockets to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Wednesday the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture’s request for the Russia-made rocket …

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Boeing Awarded $358M Navy IDIQ for Precision Laser Guided Sets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $357.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce precision laser guided sets for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and foreign military sales clients. The company will build the fourth to eighth batches of the DSU-38 A/B munition systems and deliver the sets to the United Arab …

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December 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Held Down by Extended Energy Decline; CSRA Tops S&P 500 Gainers

The GovCon Index failed to rebound from its Christmas Eve decline with a loss of 0.264 points to 77.554 Monday as U.S. financial markets entered the final week of trading activity for 2015. U.S. markets will be open for full sessions Tuesday and Wednesday with a half-day scheduled for Thursday in …

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NASA Awards Boeing’s 2nd Task Order for ISS Crew Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will proceed with work under NASA‘s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with the award of a second task order following design and developmental milestones for the CST-100 Starliner,  ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday the company will work to prepare for potential …

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State Dept OKs $180M Australian Request for Boeing-Built Chinook Helicopters

The State Department has cleared the possible $180 million sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) CH-47F Chinook helicopters to Australia under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the Australian government ordered Chinook helicopters, aircraft turbine engines, common missile warning systems, Honeywell‘s (NYSE: …

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