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August 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Slide Deepens on Lockheed & Services Stock Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index extended its losses Wednesday on another steep drop by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and declines by services contractor stocks despite an afternoon reversal by U.S. stocks into narrow range from red after the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes went public. GCI gainers slightly outnumbered laggers with one stock …

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Lockheed’s PAC-3 MSE Gets Initial Operational Capability Status

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptor system has reached initial operational capability status following a review by the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it previously achieved Milestone C approval for PAC-3 MSE and received an initial contract for the missile system from the Army …

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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Discusses Change in US Leadership and its Potential Impact on Defense Spending

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), told CNBC in an interview aired Tuesday that he thinks that all U.S. presidents tend to act the same way when it comes to the country’s defense and security of its citizens. Krone made the comment in response to a question on …

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August 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Lockheed in Steep Red & Leidos Up After Deal’s Closure

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped at least one full net point Tuesday for the first time since June 24 on a sharp drop in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shares upon the defense contractor’s completion of the spinoff and subsequent merger of its government and technical services business into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). Lockheed was the GCI’s …

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August 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close Again as Defense Primes Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at another all-time high Monday with 28 out of 30 companies including all 11 S&P 500-listed stocks in green and middle- to large-tier defense contractors as the session’s top advancers. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) led all net gainers after the military technology maker was selected by Drexel Hamilton …

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Lockheed Receives $491M Modification on Navy Aegis Weapon System Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $490.6 million contract modification to produce Aegis weapon system ship sets and spares for the U.S. Navy as well as Japan and South Korea under the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed’s mission systems and training division will manufacture ship …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $113M Contract Modification for Aegis Modernization Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $112.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce components for the fiscal 2016 Aegis combat system modernization effort. The company will provide multi-mission signal processor equipment sets, ballistic missile defense 4.0.2 equipment, Aegis AMOD upgrade equipment and related spares to aid in the deployment of the …

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Defense News: Lockheed to Get $1B in DoD Reimbursement Funds for LRIP Lot 9 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will receive approximately $1 billion in additional funds from the Defense Department after DoD decided to reimburse the company for production costs incurred on lot 9 of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday. Valerie Insinna writes the F-35 joint program office will obligate funds …

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August 15 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Loss on Retail, Manufacturing Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday down 0.148 points to 82.467 to end the week with a 0.315-point loss. The Index mirrored the larger U.S. market as the retail sales report for July showed no change from the previous month and manufacturing data fell below analyst expectations. Four of GCI’s S&P 500-listed stocks posted gains …

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