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Lockheed to Produce 50 Lot 11 F-35s for FMS Clients Under $3.7B Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $3.69 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of 50 lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for foreign military sales clients. The modification covers the production of 22 F-35A jets for FMS customers, eight F-35As for the Netherlands, six F-35As for Norway, four …

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IBM Selects 5 Recipients of Free Consulting Services Under Smarter Cities Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide free consulting services on public safety, immigration, economic development and affordable housing to five municipalities around the world in efforts to advance the Smarter Cities Challenge program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it awarded the consultative engagement grants to San Jose in …

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Vectrus-Operated DoDIN Sites Land DISA-Europe Award; Chuck Prow Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 14, 2017 — Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received recognition from the Europe-based division of the Defense Information Systems Agency for the operations of several Department of Defense Information Network sites, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Thursday five DoDIN locations across Germany and Italy under the Operations, Maintenance …

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Report: Lockheed, 11 Countries In Talks Over $37B F-35 Procurement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with the U.S. and 10 other countries over a potential contract worth at least $37 billion for the manufacturer to deliver a total of 440 F-35 fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Sources told Reuters the multi-year transaction will consist of three portions from fiscal 2018 …

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Valiant Buys ABM Industries’ Public Sector Arm in Govt Mission Support Expansion Push

Valiant Integrated Services has bought the government services subsidiary of ABM Industries in a push to grow service offerings, operations and sales in the public sector market. The ABM Government Services business will change its name to Valiant Government Services and offer mission support, linguistics, critical infrastructure, healthcare facility and healthcare construction management services, Valiant said Wednesday. …

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Lockheed, Leonardo Unveil 1st F-35B Assembled in Italy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Leonardo and Italy’s defense ministry have rolled out the first short-takeoff/vertical-landing variant of the F-35 fighter jet assembled outside the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Lockheed said Friday it works with Leonardo to operate the Italian government-owned F-35 final assembly and …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, US Stocks Turn Red After Russia Sanctions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Thursday on broad gains among defense primes and services contractors as U.S. stocks closed slightly lower in a mostly quiet penultimate trading session for 2016. Investors continued their post-election focus on defense and other GovCon stocks, while the S&P 500 composite index turned slightly negative as markets …

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Raytheon to Produce Stinger Missiles, Captive Flight Trainers Under $208M Navy FMS Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit a $207.9 million foreign military sale contract to manufacture Stinger FIM-92H and FIM-92F Block 1 missiles and associated equipment for three international customers. Raytheon Missile Systems will also deliver captive flight trainers, other training devices and related spares and components to Qatar, …

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December 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits First 90-Point Close, HII & Services Gains Offset Prime Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above the 90-point mark for the first time since its October 2014 inception as Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and services contractors led gains to offset declines by Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and other defense primes on a positive day for U.S. stocks. Monday’s strong performance restarts a post-election …

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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up for 4th Straight Positive Week, US Stocks Mixed on November Jobs Beat

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Friday in a mixed session for U.S. stocks as investors looked at November jobs figures above economists’ expectations and furthered anticipation of an interest rate hike Dec. 14. The GCI ends at its fourth straight weekly advance, while the S&P 500 closed flat Friday …

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