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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Harris Secures $700M Florida Communications Network Contract; Carl D’Alessandro Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2016 —  The government of Florida has awarded Harris (NYSE: HRS) a potential 14-year, $700 million contract to construct a communications network designed to link public safety agencies, law enforcement, public schools and other government organizations throughout the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Harris Opens Innovation Center in Florida

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 7, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled a new 23, 000-square-foot Global Innovation Center in Florida that features interactive technology demonstration stations and workspaces that aim to drive collaboration between customers, employees and partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the innovation hub is part …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential $80M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Combat Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE:LMT) mission systems and training business has secured a potential $79.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to build a combat management system for Littoral Combat Ships. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers the development and integration of hardware and software as well as combat system technical data …

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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

NASA has awarded a potential two-year,  $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center. The agency said Monday Jacobs Technology will continue to perform overall management and implementation work for ground systems, flight hardware …

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Lockheed Eyes 300 Jobs With Space Tech Processing Operations Expansion in Florida

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will expand its spacecraft technology processing operations in Florida through a facility run by its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast said Tuesday the expansion in Titusville could generate up to 300 jobs in the …

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Raytheon to Hold Open House for Approx. 150 Cyber-Related Positions in Florida

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will hold an open house in Pensacola, Florida, as it seeks to fill in approximately 150 positions to support work under its $1 billion cyber support contract with the Department of Homeland Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Pulse reported Friday available …

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AF Picks Reliance Test & Technology for $150M Engineering Support Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Reliance Test & Technology a potential two-year, $150.2 million contract to provide engineering, operations, maintenance and technical support services for the 96th Test Wing’s test ranges and related facilities. The service branch awarded the cost-plus-award-fee contract through a competitive procurement with three proposals received, …

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Peter Blocker Joins MCR Federal as Defense Southeast Region VP; Vince Kiernan Comments

Peter Blocker, former vice president of the integrated mission systems business unit at Sierra Nevada, has joined MCR Federal as vice president for the latter company’s defense sector business in the U.S. Southeast region. Blocker will oversee MCR’s office in Huntsville, Alabama and work with defense sector clients in Florida, …

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Harris Opens $2M Facility for Florida Tech Science, Engineering Students

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 24,  2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled a new $1.9 million facility in Florida that serves as a venue for technology development projects of Florida Institute of Technology’s science and engineering students, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Harris Student Design Center at the university’s Melbourne …

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