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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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Vectrus Lifts 2016 Earnings, Revenue Guidance

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance on improved outlooks in cash flow for the 2016 second half and expectations of extra payments on debt. The Colorado Springs-based government communications services contractor now expects earnings per share in the $2.07-$2.32 range versus the previous $2.02-$2.31 range with revenue of $1.18 billion-$1.2 billion compared to …

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Lockheed Eyes $15B Export Potential for ‘Made in India’ F-16 Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) anticipates $15 billion in potential exports of the F-16 fighter jet with the proposed transfer of that aircraft’s production to India, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Economic Times reported Thursday that an F-16 production line in India could lead to export sales of …

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IBM Vet David McOmber Joins QTS as Public Sector, Federal Sales Head

David McOmber, a two-decade IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former vice president in Big Blue’s federal business, has joined data center and cloud computing services contractor QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as executive VP of public sector and federal sales. QTS said Monday McOmber will also work to build relationships across its …

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UK Govt Unveils New Boeing Defense Purchases, Aerospace R&D Partnership Pacts

The U.K. government and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have announced a set of defense-related pacts that cover sales of maritime patrol aircraft and attack helicopters to the country’s military, added research-and-development spending and initiatives to create new aerospace jobs in Britain. In a series of statements Monday, the U.K.’s defense ministry said it will …

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Weekly Roundup June 27 – July 1 2016: Defense Prime Stocks Soar Post-Brexit & more

June 27 – July 1 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   As massive the selloff was in global financial markets in the wake of June 23’s “Brexit” vote in the U.K., so was the reversal in equities after investors took a deep breath …

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Airbus, Safran Merge Space Launch Operations in Joint Venture

Airbus Group and Safran have completed the merger of their space launch operations through a joint venture in an effort to support commercial sector clients in Europe. Safran will pay approximately $835 million to Airbus in order to acquire a 50-percent stake in Airbus Safran Launchers joint venture, Airbus said …

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Parsons to Support USACE Projects in Europe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 24, 2016 — Parsons will provide facility master planning and design support to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Europe under a new five-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also help USACE assess current infrastructure and document program activities within U.S. European Command‘s area …

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Weekly Roundup June 20 – June 24 2016: Brexit Vote Fallout Reaches Defense Stocks & more

June 20 – June 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Thursday’s highly-anticipated and historic “Brexit” vote in the U.K. led investors all over the world and so many other interested stakeholders to speculate over the implications of Britain’s potential …

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Boeing Creates Pan-European Business Leadership Team; Marc Allen Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has appointed four executives to its newly formed regional leadership team that will be responsible for the aerospace and defense contractor’s operations in Europe. Marc Allen, president of Boeing’s international segment, said Thursday the initiative will enable appointees to make decisions on a pan-European basis. Michael Arthur will serve as president of the Boeing …

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