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Former CSRA Exec David Rhodes Joins MCR Federal as Civil Programs VP

MCR Federal has appointed Dave Rhodes, former industry general manager for non-health civil agencies at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), as vice president of civil programs. MCR said Tuesday that Rhodes will manage the company’s operational support to civilian agencies and lead its civil portfolio expansion efforts. “Dave has a long history of providing world-class …

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AT&T, NASA Partner to Study UAS Traffic Management Methods; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and NASA have partnered to study traffic management methods for unmanned aircraft systems in support of secure drone operations within the national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it collaborated with the space agency and other firms to develop …

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Weekly Roundup November 7 – November 11, 2016: Election Results Significantly Impact Markets

November 7 – November 11, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Red was the dominant color all over the electoral map Tuesday night and green has taken over many corners of Wall Street since with defense and other GovCon stocks …

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NASA Selects 9 Companies to Support Johnson Space Center’s Flight Operations Directorate

NASA has awarded nine companies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a total of $49.5 million over five years for specialized engineering, aeronautics and manufacturing support services to the Johnson Space Center’s flight operations directorate. The space agency said Friday task orders encompass aerostructural engineering and analysis, aeromechanical systems, aeroavionics, electrical and software, ground support engineering …

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Orbital ATK Backs Govt Satellite Orders to Help Offset Weak Commercial Market Demand

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said Tuesday the aerospace and defense contractor sees satellite orders from military and other government agencies as a counterbalance to continued soft demand from commercial customers. CEO David Thompson told investors the Dulles, Virginia-based company forecasts orders from the defense community, NASA and other science agencies to represent 75-80 …

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Carahsoft to Offer Zscaler Cloud Security Platform on GSA Schedule, NASA SEWP Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — Carahsoft has agreed to serve as Zscaler‘s master government market aggregator and offer the latter’s cloud security platform to public clients through the contract vehicles run by the General Services Administration and NASA, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday. Zscaler’s Internet Security Platform works to encompass secure web gateways, cloud …

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Jacobs Lands $246M NASA Contract Modification for Marshall Center Science, Engineering Services

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential 10-month, $246.5 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering, science and technical support for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The modification seeks to exercise an option in the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract and represents a $150 …

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Harris & Engility Top Wall Street’s Quarterly Earnings Forecasts, KBR Reports 3Q Net Loss

Three GovCon Index-listed government contractors and one also included in the S&P 500 composite index posted quarterly financial results before markets opened Tuesday. Co-listed Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) posted fiscal year 2017 first quarter results above Wall Street’s consensus forecasts and in conjunction announced a $425 million sale of its CapRock communications business as …

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Carahsoft Offers Okta ID Mgmt, Cloud Tech via GSA Schedule, SEWP V

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology has included Okta‘s technologies to its Schedule contract with the General Services Administration and Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement V contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Okta’s identity and mobility management technology are now available via the GSA Schedule while its cloud-based products are offered via SEWP …

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Boeing & Northrop Boost 2016 Outlooks as General Dynamics Posts 3Q Earnings Beat

Three of the world’s largest government contractors listed in both Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index released third quarter financial results before markets opened Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) all posted earnings per share figures …

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