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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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November 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends at Record High With 5% Surge, Investors Bet on Defense Spending Uptick

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed 5 percent for a record one-day gain and closing value Wednesday as investors made large buys of shares in large defense primes on expectations of increased defense spending under incoming Pres. Donald Trump after his watershed election win Tuesday. The U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index …

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November 9 Intraday Special Report: GovCon Index Up 4% & Surging Toward Largest One-Day Climb, Defense Primes Pace Gains

As of 11:15 a.m. Eastern time, Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index is trading up 4 percent and on pace to record its largest one-day gain since its October 2014 inception as investors have snapped up shares in large defense primes after the upset victory by Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential …

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Pratt & Whitney Awarded $168M Contract for Lot 11 F-35 Propulsion System Components

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a $167.5 million contract to fund long-lead engine materials needed for the low-rate initial production of lot 11 F-35s. Pratt & Whitney will supply 48 F135-PW-100 fighter engines for the U.S. Air Force, four F135-PW-100s for the U.S. Navy and 14 F135-PW-600s for the …

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November 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 2% Election Eve Rally as Markets Gain Vote Certainty

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded its best one-day gain in seven weeks Monday with a 2-percent gain that mirrored across-the-board rallies by U.S. stocks as investors welcomed the FBI‘s weekend letter to reiterate the agency’s stance that Hillary Clinton’s email usage was not a crime. The U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index also barely …

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DoD Unveils Lockheed Martin-Built Program Cost Evaluation Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — The Defense Department‘s cost assessment and program evaluation office has unveiled its new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) cost-tracking software to aid DoD estimators in evaluating the agency’s programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The FlexFile program is designed to help facilitate data collection from contractors and assess contract costs for substantial defense …

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