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Jacobs Receives $128M NASA Engineering, Science Services Contract Extension; Terence Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will continue to perform engineering and science services for NASA’s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center under a one-year, $127.8 million contract modification. Jacobs said Tuesday the company started its science and engineering and technician support to MSFC on Oct. 3, 2015 and will …

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Boeing Wins $855M Contract for USAF T-38C Avionics Integration, Logistics Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $855 million contract to integrate avionic systems and provide logistics support for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of T-38C Talon trainer jets. The Defense Department said Monday work is scheduled to occur through Jan. 3, 2026. Boeing will perform work at a company facility in …

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BAE, Northrop to Develop RF Countermeasure Platforms for Air Force C-130J Fleet

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) separate contracts worth a combined $52.8 million to develop radio frequency countermeasure platforms for integration with the U.S. Air Force’s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft. BAE Systems said Monday it will develop the RFCM system …

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Josh Walden: Intel Eyes Drone Tech Market With AscTec Purchase

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has agreed to buy German unmanned aerial vehicle developer Ascending Technologies for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to accelerate adoption of computing tools in the drone market. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s new technology group, wrote in a blog article published …

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Mike Gazarik, Jeff Osterkamp Appointed to VP Roles at Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has appointed new vice presidents to lead its engineering and mission assurance businesses. The company said Monday it appointed Mike Gazarik as VP of engineering and Jeff Osterkamp as VP of mission assurance. Gazarik, formerly technology director at Ball Aerospace, will oversee the company’s engineering, supply chain management, intellectual …

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January 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges as China Losses Trigger US Stock Selloff

The GovCon Index started 2016 with a steep decline of 1.712 percent to 75.764 Monday as U.S. stocks mirrored large losses in global financial markets over growth concerns. Armored truck maker Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) held against market forces with a gain of 8.94 percent to lead all GovCon Index gainers, and four …

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CSRA Hires Leigh Palmer, Christian Marrone for Leadership Roles; Larry Prior Comments

Leigh Palmer and Christian Marrone have joined CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) as intelligence group vice president and government relations chief, respectively. Palmer most recently served as VP of national information technology mission solutions within BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, CSRA said Monday. “Her experience managing key programs across the intelligence community, …

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Lockheed Awarded C-130J Modifications Under $5B Air Force Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured two separate contract modifications from the U.S. Air Force to build C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed will produce 32 C-130J military transport planes in various configurations under a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract. The definitization contract modification is part of a potential …

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Bechtel Wins $393M Navy Contract for Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel’s plant machinery division has secured a potential $393 million contract to continue to supply nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract as part of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration …

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Raytheon Receives $349M Navy Destroyer Equipment Contract Modification

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $349.2 million contract modification to manufacture tools for the U.S. Navy’s future USS Lyndon B. Johnson destroyer. Raytheon will produce mission system equipment for the Zumwalt-class ship through October 2019 if the Navy exercises all options, the Defense Department said Thursday. Construction of the …

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