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2016 BEYA Awards Names 4 Mitre Employees as Recipients; Julie Gravallese Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — Four employees of Mitre have received recognition under the Career Communications Group‘s 2016 BEYA Awards for their contributions in science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The nonprofit organization said Tuesday the awards honored Mallik Rao,  Diane Hanf, Carla Kendrick, Gina Guillaume-Joseph and other professionals from …

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Lockheed Martin to Upgrade, Maintain Air Force Air-to-Surface Missiles for $117M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $116.82 million contract modification to upgrade, integrate and sustain the U.S. Air Force’s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles. The modification exercises the option on a previously awarded contract for production, system upgrade, maintenance, management and logistical work in support of the JASSM program, the Defense Department …

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DLA Awards Generator Set Supply Contract to 5 Firms

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded five companies a potential five-year, $45 million contract with no option periods to provide generator sets to federal civilian agencies. The contractors will perform work in the continental U.S.,  Alaska, Hawaii and the Caribbean and Pacific islands, the Defense Department said Friday. The Defense Logistics …

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March 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records Gain for 3rd Consecutive Week

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.247-point climb to 73.958 on potential indicators against additional interest rate hikes and extended rallies by Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). The Index posted a weekly gain of 2.082 percent to record positive movement for the third consecutive five-day period. Top GovCon …

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March 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Jobs Data, Engility & Navistar Extend Rallies

The GovCon Index posted a modest gain of 0.247 points to 73.958 Friday on a new Labor Department jobs report that investors believe does not indicate further interest rate hikes at the moment. Friday’s positive close puts the Index at a gain of 2.082 percent for the week to record its third consecutive five-day period in …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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DoD Awards Harris Corp. for Mentorship of Spatial Data Integrations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received the Nunn-Perry Award from the Defense Department for the company’s support of Spatial Data Integrations under DoD’s mentor-protege program, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Harris said Wednesday it worked with the woman-owned small business in the areas of geospatial content management and open source data …

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Huntington Ingalls SN3 to Support Environmental Activities at DOE Idaho Office

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) subsidiary will provide environmental surveillance, research and education support to the Energy Department under a $13.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its SN3 unit will work with Wastren Advantage to support DOE’s operations office in Idaho. …

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General Atomics Flies Extended-Range, Long-Wing Reaper Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — General Atomics has flown the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper extended-range, long-wing variant during a demonstration at the Gray Butte Flight Test Facility in February, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Feb. 25 the flight test sought to check the remotely piloted aircraft’s airworthiness as well as its launch …

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Fluor-Led Consortia to Design, Build, Operate Future Maryland Light Rail System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) will work with several partners to finance, design, build, operate and maintain the future Purple Line light rail system in Maryland as part of a $2 billion project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Purple Line Transit Partners,  Purple Line Transit Constructors …

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