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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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Report: India OKs $655M Boeing Apache Helicopter Buy

India has approved a deal to buy six additional Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Apache helicopters for approximately $654.6 million, Reuters reported Thursday. India’s defense acquisition council on Thursday cleared the deal that also covers related equipment, spares, weapons, ammunition and training support. The decision came nearly two years after the country’s cabinet gave …

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Air Force Raises Boeing C-17 Sustainment IDIQ Ceiling by $7B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured $7.13 billion in additional funds to continue to help sustain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft under a contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification raises the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract following an increase in …

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August 15th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today, dropping by 0.778 percent to settle at 100.788. Declining shares outpaced advancers 24 to 6. The major indices closed mixed today with the S&P500 declining 0.05 percent to 2,464.61, while DJIA moved up by 0.02 percent to 21,999.02, and the NASDAQ Composite decreased by 0.11 percent to …

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August 14th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its upward trend from the 11th to close up 1.229 percent to 101.260. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 24 to 6. The major indices closed up today with the S&P500 advancing 1.00 percent to 2,465.84, while DJIA moved up by 0.62 percent to 21,993.71, and the NASDAQ Composite increased by 1.34 percent to 6,340.23. Crude oil …

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Boeing Adds Former US Ambassador to Japan as Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added Caroline Kennedy, former U.S. ambassador to Japan, to its board of directors where she will serve on the  audit and finance committees, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday Kennedy brings professional, diplomatic and global perspectives to the board …

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August 14th Morning Report: Friday Close – Markets End Week Stable and to the Positive

Markets closed Friday to the positive after a geopolitically charged week of ups and downs. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its downward trend to close Friday up 0.370 percent to 100.301. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 2 to 1. Friday’s close had Vectrus leading the GCI with trading volumes of more than twice the average …

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August 11th Market Close: Green Across the Board, GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its downward trend from yesterday to close up 0.370 percent to 100.301. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 2 to 1. Vectrus topped the GCI on trading volumes of more than twice the average daily volume. The major indices closed up slightly today with the S&P500 advancing 0.13 percent to 2,441.32, while DJIA moved up by 0.07 percent to  21,858.32, and the NASDAQ Composite increased by 0.64 percent. Crude oil also advanced on …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Boeing-General Dynamics Team Unveils Modified Stryker With SHORAD Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business have demonstrated a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle equipped with the Avenger short-range air defense unit at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday the team unveiled the Manuever SHORAD Launcher Stryker system …

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