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Lockheed to Modernize South Korea F-16s Under $1.2B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential nine-year, $1.20 billion contract to support modernization of South Korea’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. Lockheed will perform the F-16 upgrades as part of a foreign military sales agreement between the governments of the U.S. and South Korea, …

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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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State Dept Clears Potential $21B F-15 Sale to Qatar

The State Department has approved Qatar’s request to buy 72 Boeing (NYSE: BA) F-15 aircraft, weapons, related support, equipment and training services under a potential $21.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the agreement aims to support political stability and economic growth in the Persian Gulf region, as …

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November 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Post-Election Gain Streak Ends With 1% Decline, US Stocks Advance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its four-day post-election gain streak with a 1-percent decline Tuesday as investors sold defense shares that had surged since Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential election victory Nov. 8. In contrast, U.S. stocks were lifted Tuesday on bounces in technology and energy shares as the latter sector rose in conjunction with …

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DigitalGlobe Deploys Lockheed-Made WorldView-4 Imaging Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has launched its new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) commercial imaging satellite onboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The WorldView-4 satellite will work to increase the number of images in DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite …

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F-35 Program Office Taps Northrop, BAE & Australia-Based Teammates for MRO&U Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office has tapped Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Australia-based subsidiary for maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will a join a team of other companies including the Australian operations of BAE Systems and …

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Lockheed to Continue Navy Sonar Engineering Support Under $125M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $125.2 million contract modification for engineering and technical support work on commercial off-the-shelf sonar equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will continue to develop and produce Acoustic-Rapid COTS Insertion systems under the modification. Work …

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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight 1%-Plus Gain, AECOM Surges on CEO’s Infrastructure Comments

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least 1 full percent for a fourth consecutive session Monday to new all-time high as defense primes continued to lead gainers and construction company AECOM (NYSE: ACM) also climbed after its CEO offered investors a positive outlook on U.S. infrastructure spending. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered …

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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson: Sustained Investment, Interoperability & Talent Key to NATO’s Tech Edge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 11, 2016 — Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO, has stated that sustained investment, interoperability and talent development could support and maintain the technological edge of NATO and its partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Hewson noted in written remarks published Wednesday that a defense industrial base …

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November 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Adds 2% to Record High on Post-Election Defense Buying Spree

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added 2 percent to another record close Thursday as investors continued a buying spree on defense stocks after Donald Trump’s election win and Maximus (NYSE: MMS) rebounded after its sharp drop Wednesday. GovCon Index gainers again outnumbered laggers at a 9-to-1 ratio for a second consecutive session and all …

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