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Leidos Strikes $1.65B Cash Deal for Dynetics; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire Huntsville, Ala.-based technology services contractor Dynetics for approximately $1.65B in cash to further build up its position in the intelligence, civil and defense markets. "The addition of Dynetics will significantly increase our capabilities for rapid prototyping and agile system integration and production, enhancing our overall offerings and services to customers," said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed’s Q2 2019 Sales Growth Driven by Space, Missiles & Fire Control Segments

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its sales in the second quarter of 2019 rise 8 percent to $14.4B primarily driven by sales growth in the company’s missiles and fires control sector and space segment.

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Raytheon, UTC Announce All-Stock Merger; Thomas Kennedy, Greg Hayes Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish a platform-agnostic technology provider within aerospace and defense segments. The combined company will operate as Raytheon Technologies and be headquartered in the greater Boston metro area upon the deal’s completion, which is expected in the first half of 2020, the firms said in a joint statement published Sunday.

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 7% Growth in Q1 2019 Sales

A new McAleese and Associates report says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its sales climb 7 percent to $6.7B in the first quarter of 2019 with an earnings per share of $2.77. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report the Waltham, Mass.-based defense …

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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Navy, Marine Corps Budget Request Totals $206B

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says the Navy and the Marine Corps requested a total budget of $206B for fiscal year 2020. The Navy’s FY 2020 budget request includes $20.4B in research, development, test and evaluation funds for several programs: unmanned surface vessels and unmanned underwater vehicles; directed energy; conventional …

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