Home / Tag Archives: govcon (page 998)

Tag Archives: govcon

Maximus to Repurchase $200M in Shares; Richard Montoni Comments

Maximus‘ (NYSE: MMS) board of directors has approved a plan to buy back another $200 million of company stock either in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The company said Monday it will acquire the shares on top of $84 million still remaining from an earlier repurchase effort. …

Read More »

Huntington Ingalls to Help US Navy Maintain USS Columbus

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded a potential $288, 642, 249 contract to assist the U.S. Navy in maintaining and upgrading the USS Columbus submarine. The company will perform modernization and engineering works on the submarine as part of the modernization efforts, Defense Department said Friday. Huntington Ingalls will carry …

Read More »

August 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Stretches Gains, US Stocks Rebound

The GovCon Index recovered more ground from three consecutive days of negative or neutral activity to record a gain of 0.479 points and close at 76.970. U.S. stocks swung into positive territory Friday after investors continued to react to China’s currency devaluation and data that showed consumer spending increased in July, …

Read More »

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

Read More »

Army Follow-on Continues Lockheed Upgrades on Apache Targeting, Pilotage System

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — The U.S. Army has contracted Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to continue updating the sensor assemblies onboard its AH-64E Apache fleet under a $21.7 million follow-on order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new work involves installation of Lot 4 of the laser rangefinder designator kits …

Read More »

Dynetics Space Launch Booster Tester Undergoes Proof, Burst Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — A Dynetics-built cryogenic tank to be used to test space launch system viability has undergone a series of proof and burst evaluations in Iuka, Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dynetics, prime contractor for the SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction tank, said …

Read More »

BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Provide US, Allied Forces Advanced Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $18.3 million contract to manufacture MIDS low volume terminals for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and allied forces. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the MIDS-LVT …

Read More »

Orbital ATK Orders Atlas V Rocket for Next ISS Cargo

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has purchased a second Atlas V rocket to support an upcoming resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News said Tuesday the company will use the ULA rocket for NASA’s cargo onboard Cygnus spacecraft that is …

Read More »

IBM MaaS360 Mobile Device Manager Gets FedRAMP OK

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 platform for enterprise will soon be available in the federal marketplace following FedRAMP approval for government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MaaS360 works as a secure productivity suite to support organizations’ mobile device management initiatives. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

Read More »

EM Editor Ross Wilkers Talks GovCon Index Activity, Trends to Watch on Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14 2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio Thursday to discuss the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded firms in the U.S. government contracting industry. In that segment aired Thursday, Wilkers and “In Depth” program host Francis Rose discussed some …

Read More »