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August 24 Morning Report: GovCon Index to Open at 73.012 after Friday Loss

The GovCon Index opens today at 73.012 after Friday’s loss of 2.783 percent, its fourth straight day of decline amid larger declines in U.S. and global stock markets last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3.11 percent to 16, 462.22, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index lost 3.16 percent to 1, 971.30 and the NASDAQ composite …

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August 21 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Continue Tumble on China Worries & Commodity Plunge

The GovCon Index continued to reflect larger declines in U.S. and global stock markets Friday as it closed at a loss for the fourth consecutive day — down 2.783 percent to 73.012. Serco Group — the parent company of North American government contractor Serco Inc. — closed up 4.89 percent to $1.93 and was …

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Northrop Earns Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) receiving a leadership award from the Maryland Department of the Environment for its sustainability initiatives in the state in the past year. Local department officials handed the award to the defense contractor and four …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic …

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Mitre Opens Air Traffic Management R&D Center in Singapore

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — Mitre has inaugurated an air traffic management research and development hub in Singapore as part of its efforts to further ATM collaboration in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mitre Asia Pacific Singapore, established with support from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, is …

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Air Force Extends BAE’s SSPARS Support Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on BAE Systems being awarded a contract to continue support for the operation and maintenance of the U.S. Air Force’s Solid State Phased Radar System platform for $46 million. The extended work has a 2018 period of completion, and includes …

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Roger Krone Leads Remarks from Leidos Partnership for Defense Health on DHMSM Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on comments by the Leidos-led (NYSE: LDOS) winning contractors of the multibillion Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program that the Pentagon awarded last month. “We are honored to have been selected as the best-value solution for the DHMSM contract, ” …

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Chris Pehrson: Contractors to Stay Out of Drone ‘Targeting Chain’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Chris Pehrson, director of strategic development at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, making comments on the role of contractors in the operations armed drones for the military. Defense One first reported Wednesday the company has conducted Reaper and Predator surveillance missions for the …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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Microsoft Azure Government Hits Certification Milestone for FedRAMP, 3 Others

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has achieved four federal certifications for its Azure Government cloud platform for public sector clients. Microsoft said Tuesday the certification milestones are a FedRAMP moderate provisional authority to operate, a DISA Level 2 provisional authorization, a HIPAA …

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