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June 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Major Indices Close Mixed. Tech Stocks Tumble

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the third consecutive day to 95.504, up 0.425 percent. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 down 0.08 percent, the DJIA up 0.42 percent, and the NASDAQ down 1.80 percent. The technology stocks on the NASDAQ took a tumble today …

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June 8 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices Marginally Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the second consecutive day to 95.373, up 0.878 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners at a ratio of 9 to 1. After a low volume roller coaster trading day the major indices showed marginal movement with all three markets closing up. Investors showed no reaction to …

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Orbital ATK to Collaborate With Air Force Ogden Complex on Composite Aerostructures

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work with the U.S. Air Force‘s Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah in efforts to advance the design, production, repair and maintenance of military aircraft composite aerostructures, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the public-private partnership between its aerospace structures division …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Moves to 2nd Phase of NASA OA-7 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft called S.S. John Glenn has started to perform its secondary payload missions for NASA after completing its primary cargo delivery mission and subsequent stay at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the …

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June 5 Market Close: GovCon Index and Indices all Close Down Reversing Last Weeks Trend

The GovCon Index and major U.S. indices all closed down after a previous week of strong performance. After three up days the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index pulled back to end the day down 0.762 points to 95.683. Decliners outpaced advancers 3 to 1. Navistar lead the Index posting a 12.81 percent gain …

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June 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as S&P 500, DJIA, and NASDAQ Set New Highs

On the first day of June trading the GovCon Index and U.S. indices all opened the month on a strong note. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the day up 0.940 percent to 96.082 setting a new two month high. All the U.S. indices were up on the day. The S&P500, DJIA, …

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World’s Largest Airplane, the Stratolaunch, Rolled Out

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane, with a wingspan of 385 feet, a height of 50 feet and total possible weight of 1.3 million pounds, was quietly rolled out Wednesday in the California desert. The plane is meant to carry Pegasus XL rockets designed by Orbital ATK, a Dulles-based company, that would be …

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Northrop Grumman Taps Orbital ATK for B-2 Composite Parts Under $90M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will produce composite parts for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit aircraft under a potential $90 million contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract covers non-recurring engineering work and the production of 17 hot trailing edge …

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Orbital ATK Secures $76M in Army Orders for Small-Caliber Ammunition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will supply 0.50-caliber ammunition to the U.S. Army under orders worth $76 million combined following a similar order for small-caliber rounds in April, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its defense systems group will produce the ammunition at its Lake …

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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Another High and Markets Gain Back Losses

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with the advancers significantly outpacing the decliners 28 to 2. The GovCon Index reached another 30 day high of 94.842, up 0.701 percent. All the U.S. indices were up on the day. The S&P500 reached a new record high of …

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