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Launch of 1st Joint Polar Satellite System Set for Nov. 10

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have scheduled the launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System on Nov. 10 to begin its mission to support weather forecasting operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Saturday JPSS-1, which is equipped with instruments …

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Alion Science Names Christopher Zember as Strategy Chief, Todd Borkey as CTO

Alion Science and Technology has expanded its leadership team with the creation of the chief strategy officer position and appointment of a new chief technology officer in support of defense clients’ efforts to maintain military readiness and technological edge. Christopher Zember, formerly CTO at Alion Science, will serve as CSO …

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Northrop to Support Navy Triton UAV Sustainment Under $66M Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide test and maintenance services for the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles under a $66.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop Grumman Systems received the task order as part of a basic ordering …

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October 9th Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices End First Week of October Positive

As we ended the first week in October the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued for its sixth consecutive day of gains, to close up 0.032 percent for the day and up 0.67 percent from the monthly open. The markets closed mixed with the S&P500 down 0.11 percent to 2,549.33, while the DJIA also moved down …

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October 6th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued for its sixth consecutive day of gains, to close up 0.032 percent to 109.193 with advancing and declining shares pretty well split even. The markets showed marginal movement closing mixed, with the S&P500 closing down 0.11 percent to 2,549.33, while the DJIA also moved down closing …

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Northrop Gets Potential $130M Contract for Japan Global Hawk UAS Production Materials

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $130.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to obtain long lead materials for Japan’s future Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the materials are needed to commence the production of three Block 30 Global Hawk vehicles, two ground control elements, an integrated …

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DoD Seeks Proposals for $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit proposals for a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract for research, development, test and evaluation support and R&D-related analytical services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract seeks to consolidate task orders distributed across …

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October 4th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Continue to Rise to New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its fourth consecutive day of gains, up 0.97 percent, setting another record mark of 108.723 with advancing shares slightly outpacing declining 18 to 12. The markets continued their positive direction, once again reaching new record highs. The S&P500 closed with its seventh consecutive day of gains, up 0.12 …

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October 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex and Three Major Indices Set New Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its strong performance gaining 1.144 percent to set a new high of 108.47 with advancing shares outpacing declining 28 to 2. The markets started off the fourth quarter on a strong note with all three major indices reaching new record highs. The S&P500 was up 0.39 percent …

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October 2nd Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices all Positive for the 3rd Qrt.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the third quarter in the positive, up 11.71 points or 12.24 percent for the third quarter. The major indices were up for the fiscal year third quarter with all three indices reaching new highs. The S&P500 quarterly performance was up 90.35 points or 3.72 percent, while the DJIA …

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