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Lockheed’s Venture Capital Arm Buys Minority Stake in Chip Maker IQ-Analog

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has purchased a minority stake in San Diego-based semiconductor firm IQ-Analog for an undisclosed amount through the former’s venture capital arm, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Doug Cameron writes the move is part of Lockheed’s efforts to tap emerging technology firms as the Defense Department seeks technology …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $181M F-35 Logistics, Sustainment Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business a $181.2 million contract modification to perform recurring logistics and sustainment work on F-35 fighter jets for U.S. and foreign military customers. The modification covers ground maintenance, action request resolution, depot activation, operations and maintenance, reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and …

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December 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 3-Day Slide on HII & Services Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index inched higher Thursday to end its three-day streak of declines on a large gain by Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and contributions from services-oriented companies as U.S. stocks also climbed after the release of new economic data. GovCon Index gainers edged decliners 16-14 as six of its 11 S&P 500 …

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Lockheed Martin Completes Encapsulation of EchoStar XIX Broadband Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the encapsulation of the EchoStar XIX broadband satellite in anticipation of its Dec. 18 launch aboard United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V 431 rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The encapsulation required the satellite to be connected to an adapter and enclosed in a …

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DigitalGlobe Shares First Image From WorldView-4 Satellite; Lockheed’s Carl Marchetto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has shared the first image captured by the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite that was launched in November from Vandenberg Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the WorldView-4 is designed to take photos with 30-cm resolution …

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Sikorsky Vet Carey Bond Joins CPI Aerostructures Board of Directors; Eric Rosenfeld Comments

Carey Bond, a former corporate president at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky Aircraft company, has joined the board of directors of CPI Aerostructures. Bond’s appointment to the board brings the total number of directors to eight before Director Kenneth McSweeney’s retirement at the end of his term, CPI Aero said Tuesday. “A …

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State Dept Clears $1.7B Main Battle Tank Recapitalization Deal for Kuwait

The State Department has approved Kuwait’s request to buy equipment and support services for the recapitalization of 218 General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams M1A2 main battle tanks under a potential $1.7 billion foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the deal covers 240 .50 Cal M2A1 machine guns, 480 7.62mm M240 …

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December 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, S&P 500 Higher as Federal Reserve Meeting Gets Underway

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed lower Tuesday in a session that saw the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 close at an all-time record high as investors restarted post-election buying activity in sectors they expect to see growth under a Donald Trump administration. Tuesday’s flat movement by the GCI follows Monday’s 1-percent decline as …

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Lockheed Martin to Update Air Force GPS Satellite Ground Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will update the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS satellite ground control system to support GPS Block III satellite operations as part of the completed Contingency Operations contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the modification is designed to allow the ground …

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December 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down 1% After Trump F-35 Tweet, Lockheed Falls 2%

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell 1 percent Monday on a steep by Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) stock at 2 percent as other large defense primes also tumbled after President-elect Donald Trump criticized the F-35 program’s costs in a Twitter post before markets opened. The GovCon Index traded down 2 percent shortly before 12 p.m. Eastern …

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