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Raytheon Gets OK to Resume Development of Army EW Mgmt Tech

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received the go-ahead from the U.S. Army to resume development work on a technology intended to help the branch plan and execute missions in an electromagnetic operational environment. The company was awarded a five-year contract for the Army’s Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool project, Raytheon …

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HHS Taps Profectus BioSciences for Ebola, Marburg Vaccine R&D

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Profectus BioSciences an $8.6 million contract to further develop and test a vaccine designed to treat infections caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses. HHS said Tuesday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers research and development of Profectus’ Ebola and Marburg filovirus vaccine rVSVN4CT1. …

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October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent Decline

The GovConIndex will enter Thursday’s trading day at 62.418 points — down 0.367 points from Wednesday’s figures, or a decline of 0.592 percent. CNBC reports that more economic data will become public on Thursday, such as the weekly jobless claims numbers,  industrial production figures, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey and the National Association of …

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DoD Leaders Overview Military’s Innovation Push at Potomac Officers Club’s R&D Event

U.S. technological superiority in the battlefield and the role of research and development work in that effort were the key points of focus Wednesday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s 2014 “DOD Research and Development” event in McLean, Virginia. An audience of leaders from the GovCon and government communities heard from …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Adds NextGen Engineering, Analytical Contract

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a 38-month, $23 million contract that covers work with the Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration to implement the NextGen air traffic control system at airports. The company will perform engineering and analytical support work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which includes both new and …

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Lockheed to Produce Targeting, Pilotage Systems for Qatar; Mike Taylor Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply Qatar’s air force with Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems under a $90.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Army‘s Lot 9 contract. The company said Monday it will provide M-TADS/PNVS systems and spares for Qatar’s AH-64E Apache helicopters to help bolster nighttime pilotage and …

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Jan Marshall to Serve as Cubic VP, CIO; Bradley Feldmann Comments

Jan Marshall, founder of the jlm Coaching and Consulting group, has joined Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) as vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Marshall will take charge of the team handling information technology solutions delivery, infrastructure, applications and processes, Cubic said Tuesday. “Her passion for transforming IT within a company to …

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October 15 Morning Report: GovCon Index Inches Up as Global Concerns Hold

The GovCon Index entered Wednesday trading at 62.785 — approximately 0.82 percent higher than Tuesday’s figure, or an increase of 0.52. Reuters cited concerns over Ebola, the impact of weak global economic figures on U.S. corporate earnings and a decline in oil prices as drivers of Tuesday’s investment activity.   Top Percentage Gainers Company …

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October 14 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Ticks Up

The GovConIndex sat at 63.082 Tuesday afternoon — approximately 1.27 percent above Monday’s closing figure — as the three major stock indices slowly lost gains from earlier in the trading day. Twenty-five companies in the GovConIndex were slated to close with increases from Monday’s trading day, four firms were in the negative …

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Mark Escobar: SAIC Continues Defense Logistics Agency Support with $282M Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded a $282 million contract to continue helping the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency deliver maintenance, repair and operational services at military bases in Hawaii. SAIC and DLA will also work to provide MRO services to defense and federally-run facilities across Guam and Kwajalein …

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