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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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UTC Subsidiary to Provide F-35 Propulsion System Services Under $310M Navy Contract

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has secured a $309.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide propulsion system services in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Pratt & Whitney will supply hardware, training course materials and equipment for the F-35 aircraft of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, …

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Lockheed Gets $215M Navy IDIQ for Automated Test Equipment Logistics, Maintenance Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential $214.5 million contract to perform logistics, maintenance and support work on automated test equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Lockheed will support as many as 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations and 150 reconfigurable, transportable CASS stations under the performance-based contract. Work will occur …

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Lockheed Secures Contract for ‘Consolidated Automated Support System’ Logistics, Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business will provide logistics, maintenance and support services for an estimated 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations under a $21.9 million U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract also covers support for 150 reconfigurable, …

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