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Army Launches 2nd Missile-Detecting Airship at Aberdeen

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — The U.S. Army has deployed the second of two 250-foot aerostats meant to detect potential missile threats as part of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) tethered airships, floating 10, 000 …

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Army Renews BAE Rocket Propellant Grains Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — BAE Systems will continue to produce propulsion components for the U.S. Army’s Hydra 70 rockets from 2016 to 2017 under a $50 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. BAE said Thursday it has been making Mk 90 propellant grains for the Defense Department at …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Wins Missile Defense Architectures Integration Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — Parsons will carry out systems engineering work for the Missile Defense Agency under the MiDAESS contract opportunity, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Parsons said the task order includes development support for the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s architecture and technical aspects plus integration, assessment and fielding, …

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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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