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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Boeing Lands $479M F-15 Electronic Warfare System EMD Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a four-year, $478.8 contract from the U.S. Air Force to engineer, manufacture and develop an electronic warfare system for the F-15 aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers planning, design development, integration, testing and risk reduction activities for the F-15 Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System program. Work …

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5 Firms Get $200M in Contract Modifications Under Air Force Cyber Tech Devt Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded five companies contract modifications worth $200 million combined to help the military branch develop, prototype, demonstrate, evaluate or transition cyber technology platforms. Work will occur at various contractor facilities in Alabama,  New York and Virginia through Jan. 31, 2019, the Defense Department said Thursday. The modifications …

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USAF Taps Leidos, Riverside Research Institute for Open Architecture R&D IDIQs

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and the Riverside Research Institute have won a pair of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a combined $48 million to support the U.S. Air Force‘s mission systems open architecture science and technology program. The Defense Department said Thursday task orders under the program encompass applied and advanced research and development services as …

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November 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Down 1% on Huntington Ingalls 3Q Miss, Leidos Jumps on Street Beat

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Thursday after Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reported a year-over-year decline in third quarter earnings with GCI-S&P 500 companies also notable laggers as U.S. stocks also fell on investor worries over election uncertainty. GovCon Index advancers edged decliners 16-14 and three of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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S&K Aerospace Wins Potential $4B Air Force Parts & Repair Ordering System Support IDIQ

S&K Aerospace has won a potential 15-year, $4.2 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide logistics, maintenance and technical support services for 107 foreign military sales customers under the Parts and Repair Ordering System V program. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received four proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, …

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Reports: DoD Issues $6.1B ‘Unilateral Contract Action’ on 9th Lockheed F-35 Production Batch

The Defense Department has finalized a “unilateral contract” worth more than $6.1 billion to fund Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) low-rate initial production of 57 lot 9 F-35 fighter jets, Reuters reported Wednesday. Mike Stone writes the deal covers 42 F-35As for the U.S. Air Force, Japan, Israel and Norway; 13 F-35Bs for the U.S. Marine Corps and the …

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DLA Issues $800M Medical Ultrasound Equipment IDIQ to Fujifilm SonoSite

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Fujifilm SonoSite a potential 10-year, $799.6 million contract for ultrasound machines,  accessories and training support services. DLA received 27 offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract’s base period is slated to run through Oct. 31, …

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Bechtel Gets $532M Contract Modification for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel‘s plant machinery organization will continue work on naval nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy under a $532.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract. The Navy will obligate $520.5 million in fiscal 2017 shipbuilding and conversion funds at the time of award of the modification, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Bechtel Plant …

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November 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Harris & Engility Bounces Offset By Aerospace Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Tuesday despite a majority of the session in positive as declines by aerospace and defense primes offset gains by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) on news of a pending divestiture and Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) after quarterly earnings that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. GovCon Index …

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