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State Dept OKs $510M in Missile, Apache Logistics Support Requests from Kuwait

The State Department has approved Kuwait’s request to buy advanced medium range air-to-air missiles and logistics support for Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) AH-64D Apache helicopters under a pair of foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $510 million combined. Kuwait requested to procure contractor logistics and sustainment support services for Apaches, as well as simulators, …

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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall on Trump Trade Pact Withdrawal Order

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled in conjunction with larger declines on Wall Street Monday as investors retreated from equities after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers by a 4-to-1 ratio and two of its 11 S&P 500 …

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Lockheed Begins Development of Optical Component to Support NASA ‘Dark Energy’ Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 23, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun to develop an optical instrument assembly for NASA‘s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope to support the space agency’s dark energy and exoplanet research efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Scientists and engineers at Lockheed’s Advanced Technology Center in Palo Alto, California, are …

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January 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gain on Boost From McKesson, Rockwell Collins

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a 0.263-point gain to 88.954 Friday as gainers outnumbered decliners 17 to 13. McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was the top net performer in the GCI while Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) was the top percentage gainer. Pharmaceutical services provider McKesson also led among stocks co-listed in the S&P 500, …

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January 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Gain, US Stocks Pare Advances After Trump Inaugural Speech

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Friday to post a weekly advance on boosts from from blue chip stock McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and aerospace company Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) after a first quarter earnings. U.S. stocks sharply pared their gains after now President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech as uncertainty set in equity markets on uncertainty …

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Report: Lockheed, DoD Eye Potential $9B Deal on Next F-35 Batch by End of January

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department are still in talks and could finalize by the end of January a new contract worth approximately $9 billion that would reduce the price of the next batch of F-35 fighter jets to under $100 million per aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday. Mike …

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January 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted by Platform Maker Gains Against Red Majority Ahead of Inauguration

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Thursday as gains by large defense platform and product makers helped offset declines by a majority of the GCI’s 30 stocks with mid-tier prime contractors and government services providers in red. U.S. stocks traded lower by comparison with real estate the largest drag on equities in the …

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Renovated Cape Canaveral Building to Host Lockheed Employees for Navy Fleet Ballistic Missile Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Navy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly renovated facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida that will host company employees who will work on the military service’s Fleet Ballistic Missile program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said …

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NASA Vet William Parsons Joins PAE-BWXT JV S3 as President

William “Bill” Parsons, an 18-year NASA veteran, has been named president of Syncom Space Services, a joint venture of PAE and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT). Parsons will oversee S3’s operations at NASA that include management of facility operations, test and manufacturing services and maintenance requirements at Stennis Space Center in …

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Boeing CEO Says Progress Made on ‘Simplifying Requirements’ for Air Force One After Trump Meeting

Boeing (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters Tuesday after his hour-long meeting with President-elect Donald Trump that the company has moved forward on efforts in “simplifying requirements” for the future Air Force One replacement airplane with combat jets also a topic of discussion there. Trump first criticized the presidential aircraft program on …

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