Tag Archives: defense spending

Lockheed Named Largest Contract Recipient in DOD’s Fiscal 2019 State-Level Spending Report

A state-by-state analysis of Department of Defense spending showed Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) took the first three spots on a list of top 10 contract awardees during fiscal year 2019. Lockheed received $45.6B in FY 2019 contracts, while Boeing and Northrop secured …

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Senate Introduces $696B FY 2021 Defense Bill Under $1.4T Spending Package

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The Senate on Tuesday proposed a $1.4T spending package that includes $696B in defense appropriations for fiscal year 2021, Defense News reports. Senators must reconcile the upper chamber's 12-bill package with the House, which passed in July a $694.6B defense spending bill for FY 2021 as part of a $1.3T package, and reach a deal before a continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11 to avoid a government shutdown.

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Sees Momentum in 2020 After Series of Contract Wins, Acquisition Deals

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during an interview on CNBC’s "Squawk Alley" program aired Tuesday that significant government contracts and major acquisitions will support momentum for the Reston, Va.-based company this year. Shares in Leidos gained 10 percent in midday trade Tuesday.

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Congress, White House Strike Two-Year Deal on Spending, Debt Ceiling

The White House and Congress have reached a deal that would suspend the debt limit until the end of July 2021 and raise federal spending over two years, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The two-year budget deal worth more than $2.7T would increase federal spending by about $320B over a couple of years above budget caps set in the Budget Control Act of 2011.

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Defense Firms Report Impact of Gov’t Shutdown, Expect Military Funding Increase for Fiscal 2020

Major defense primes General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) did not experience “notable” impacts from the 35-day partial government shutdown, Wells Fargo Securities reported Friday. The investment bank added that Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) projected a March quarter impact of nearly $20M in revenue, while …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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