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State Dept Clears Australia’s Requests for $1.8B in F-16, Hobart Destroyer Services

The State Department has approved $1.775 billion in foreign military sales requests from Australia for equipment and services in sustainment and logistics to support that country’s Super Hornet and Growler jets and Hobart-class destroyers. Australia asked the U.S. for $1.5 billion in parts and services on 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet and 12 EA-18G Growler planes under one agreement, the …

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Harris Awarded $238M to Build Aviation Weather Info Dissemination System; Carl D’Alessandro Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a potential eight-year, $238 million contract to design, build and implement a technology for the Federal Aviation Administration to disseminate weather information to U.S. airspace users. FAA’s Common Support Services-Weather infrastructure will be built to allow the agency to share climate data with …

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Air Force Picks 8 for $100M Design, Construction Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $100 million design-build contract to three individual companies and five joint ventures. The Defense Department said Tuesday awardees will compete to provide facility construction, maintenance, repair and alteration services at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio through April 27, 2020. USAF received …

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Northrop 1Q Revenue Up 2%; 3 of 4 Business Segments Report Sales Hikes

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The aerospace and defense contractor posted a 2-percent jump in revenue from the prior year period to $5.96 billion and three of the company’s four business segments also reported …

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General Dynamics Posts 7% Revenue Hike for 1Q; Info Systems-Tech Segment Up 4%

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended April 5, 2015. The Falls Church, Va.-based defense contractor posted a 7-percent increase in revenue from the prior year period to $7.78 billion and profit rose 20.3 percent from first quarter 2014 …

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Michael Petrucelli Takes EVP, GM Role at FCi Federal; Sharon Virts Comments

Michael Petrucelli, a former acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,  has assumed the role of general manager and executive vice president of citizenship, immigration and international travel at FCi Federal. FCi Federal said Tuesday he joins the company from software provider Clearpath Immigration, where he served as president and CEO. …

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ManTech Buys Welkin Associates From CSC; George Pedersen Comments

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has acquired former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) subsidiary Welkin Associates under a $34 million cash transaction as ManTech eyes engineering opportunities with the defense and intelligence sectors. ManTech said Tuesday Welkin will be part of its mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group under the leadership of Bill Varner. “This …

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Emcor Awarded Military Base Support Contract Modification

An Emcor Group (NYSE: EME) subsidiary has been awarded a $24.4 million contract modification to help maintain U.S. Army base facilities at Fort Huachuca in Arizona. The Defense Department said Tuesday it expects Emcor Government Services to complete work under the contract by Oct. 31, 2017. The Army is obligating …

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April 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Investors Await Fed Meeting

The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Tuesday to record a gain of 0.226 points and close at 75.530. U.S. markets traded downward during the morning session but recovered during the afternoon as investors prepare to digest news from the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting that starts Tuesday, according …

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SRA to Maintain VA’s Online Career Development Program; Kamal Narang Comments

SRA International has been selected to operate and maintain the Department of Veterans Affairs’ online career development program. The company will work to update website content, data and training courses and develop new training programs and materials for the MyCareer@VA portal, SRA said Tuesday. Kamal Narang, vice president of SRA’s health …

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