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Former Parsons Exec Phillip Lacombe Joins STG Group as President, COO

Phillip Lacombe, former head of the commercial cybersecurity and secure mission solutions businesses at Parsons, has been named president and chief operating officer at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG. STG said Sept. 6 he will lead the company’s efforts to identify new business opportunities and develop new platforms for clients in the defense and national security technology sectors. …

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Lockheed Martin Opens Defense, Security Programs to Polish Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 9, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, a state-owned defense consortium in Poland, have signed a letter of intent for PGZ member companies to take part in Lockheed’s defense and security programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The agreement works to boost the involvement of PGZ …

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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to End Red August, Lockheed & McKesson Pare GCI Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell Wednesday to register a fifth decline over seven sessions in a stretch that puts the GCI in negative territory for August and ends its streak of monthly declines at six as U.S. market speculation over the next rate hike overshadows trading activity. Investors are looking at Friday’s labor report …

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August 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Plunge Despite L-3 Upgrade & Bullish JPMorgan Defense Stock Forecast

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stumbled to negative late afternoon Thursday on a plunge in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) with other health stock declines despite an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) by JPMorgan and gains by other defense primes and government services providers. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by roughly 2-to-1 ratio and eight …

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Craig McKinley, NDIA President & CEO, to Retire at Year’s End

Craig McKinley, president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, plans to  retire by Dec. 31 after a two-year term as the trade group’s leader. NDIA said Monday he has led the association’s efforts to develop a new strategic direction and establish relationships with government, corporate and academic stakeholders to …

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August 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close Again as Defense Primes Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at another all-time high Monday with 28 out of 30 companies including all 11 S&P 500-listed stocks in green and middle- to large-tier defense contractors as the session’s top advancers. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) led all net gainers after the military technology maker was selected by Drexel Hamilton …

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Apollo Group, Constellis Executives to Buy Out Security Services Contractor

A group of investors including New York City-based Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) along with executive team members at Constellis Group have agreed to undertake a buyout of the global security services contractor for an undisclosed sum. Constellis Group said Friday it expects the transaction to close by the end of September and the …

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August 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Orbital ATK Plunge After Accounting Disclosure

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded its worst session in four weeks Wednesday despite gainers as the clear majority after Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announced it would restate all financial results dated back to April 2014. Shares in Orbital ATK plummeted 20.25 percent — or $17.987 — at the stock’s biggest one-day loss in nearly a year after the space systems …

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Mission Essential Acquires IMT Corp for C4ISR Market Push

Herndon, Virginia-based military and intelligence services contractor Mission Essential has purchased systems integration and software engineering company Information Management Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum to grow communications-related work with the Defense Department. Mission Essential said Thursday that IMT will operate as a subsidiary under the new ownership and also add technical support and sustainment service offerings …

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Cubic Cuts FY 2016 Earnings Outlook, Holds Revenue Guidance as 3Q Results Below Street Consensus

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) cut its full-year earnings outlook in fiscal third quarter financial results released Wednesday as the defense and transportation contractor expects increases to interest and financing costs on a new credit facility, tax expenses and a partial pension settlement plan in the fourth quarter. San Diego-based Cubic expects adjusted …

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