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November 2 Morning Report: October Ends as GovCon Index’s Strongest Month in 2015

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.244 points to 77.274 but ended with October as its strongest month for 2015 with a gain of 10.56 percent. A series of third-quarter earnings reports from 10 listed companies that met or exceeded consensus Wall Street forecasts bolstered the Index’s performance in the past month. …

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October 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Closes Strongest Month for Year

The GovCon Index entered positive territory in the early afternoon session Friday but gave back gains to close at a decline of 0.244 points to 77.274. October ends as the Index’s strongest month for 2015 with a gain of 10.56 percent spurred by a series of third quarter earnings reports from listed companies …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015: Northrop Records Double Victory w/ 3Q Earnings, Bomber Win & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world’s fifth-largest defense contractor received a double-billing of good news this week via third quarter financial results that beat The Street and a landmark contract win …

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TCS Gets 16 New Patents for Public Safety, Messaging, Location Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has acquired 16 new patents for its public safety,  messaging, mapping and location technologies and services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. TCS said Wednesday the newly issued patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office bring its portfolio to 439 total patents. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Bechtel-Parsons JV Builds Facility for US Chemical Weapons Stockpile Destruction

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — A joint venture of Bechtel‘s Bechtel National Inc. unit and Parsons‘ government services business has built a plant at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky to support the neutralization of chemical weapons, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bechtel said Tuesday Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass completed the Blue …

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Rockwell Collins Posts 13% FY 2015 Earnings Climb, Revenue Up 5%; CEO Kelly Ortberg on Currency Impacts, Budget Agreement

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported full fiscal year 2015 earnings of $5.19 per share to exceed 2014 figures by 14.82 percent. The Iowa-based avionics maker’s most recent 2015 earnings outlook was for a range between $5.15 and $5.25 per share and Wall Street …

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Oceus Networks Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification; Randy Fuerst Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — Oceus Networks has secured the ISO 9001:2008 certification from the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s quality management systems and business processes, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Oceus said Wednesday the ISO certification is critical as its mobile technologies business works with government agency customers. “Oceus is …

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Nick Urick Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Sales VP

Nick Urick, formerly vice president of federal sales at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has been appointed to the same position at Santa Clara, Calif.-based firewall provider Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Palo Alto Networks said Thursday that Urick will oversee the security company’s going to market strategy in the federal civilian, intelligence sectors. “He has …

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AWS Exec Max Peterson: Cloud Market to Create 14M Jobs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — Max Peterson, a general manager at the worldwide public sector business of Amazon Web Services (NYSE: AMZN), believes cloud computing will produce up to 14 million job opportunities this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BusinessNewsAsia reported Wednesday Peterson told the audience during his keynote speech at …

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Nadia Short: DoD’s $460M Digital Services Contract Supports Agility for Cyber Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — The Defense Department‘s new $460 million contract for digital services support to U.S. Cyber Command could see bids from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the contract has seen interest from traditional defense …

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