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Weekly Roundup Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016: NIST-Backed Cyber Council Adds New Private Sector Leader & more

Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A White House-mandated cybersecurity organization created to combine knowledge and experience from the public and private sectors added a new leader this week whose background includes stops on both sides. …

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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Weighed by Commodity Declines, Health Net Up 4% on Centene Deal Approval

The GovCon Index stumbled from the open to close at a loss of 0.279 points to 75.052 as U.S. stock declines mirrored a fall in commodities such as oil and investors continued to speculate over when the next interest rate increases could occur. Los Angeles-based health insurance provider Health Net (NYSE: HNT) …

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March 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Declines as US Stock Markets Hover Ahead of Fed 2-Day Meeting

The GovCon Index failed to turnaround declines incurred during morning trade Monday and ended at a loss of 0.237 points to 73.743 as U.S. stocks hovered in and out of positive territory throughout the afternoon session. Investors have turned their attention to the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting Wednesday and Thursday with the priced-in odds …

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March 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls as ICF & Navistar Earnings Misses Weigh

The GovCon Index held lower throughout the trading session Tuesday and closed at a decline of 1.071 percent to 72.599 on earnings misses from two GCI stocks and investor reaction to oil price declines and new trade data out of China. ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) dropped 8.37 percent a day after the consulting …

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Orbital ATK, Aerojet to Test Lockheed-Built Rocket’s Propulsion System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Aerojet Rocketdyne have received separate contracts from the U.S. Army to test propulsion systems for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple-Launch Rocket System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the Army awarded a $17.8 million contract to …

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USAF Unveils Northrop’s 7 Teammates on B-21 Bomber Aircraft Development Program

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled the names of seven companies that will partner with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to help build a fleet of B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber planes for the military service, Defense News reported Monday. Lara Seligman writes Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in a news briefing at the Pentagon …

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March 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Marginally Up on February Payroll Report, Rate Hike Odds Rise

The GovCon Index edged higher Wednesday with a gain of 0.300 points to 73.224 as the three major U.S. stock indices also closed narrowly up on new data investors welcomed as showing slight improvement in the U.S. economy. The latest National Employment Report from payroll processing services company ADP and Moody’s Analytics …

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Orbital ATK Records 16% Profit Bump for 2015 as Full-Year, 4Q EPS Exceed Street Outlook

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported a profit increase of 16.28 percent for the full 2015 calendar year compared to 2014 and a 15.33-percent hike for the fourth quarter. Full-year profit was stated as $289.9 million, or $5.02 per share, for 2015 …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Join Air Force’s EELV Propulsion Tech Development Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance have won separate “other transaction” agreements worth a combined $161.9 million to build rocket engine prototypes under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle initiative. The Air Force said Monday the $115.3 million OTA with Aerojet Rocketdyne centers on the development of the company’s liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system AR1. Aerojet …

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Visiongain Names Key Players in Projected $22B Military Smart Weapons Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2016 — A report by Visiongain indicates that Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are some of the key players in the global military smart weapons market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Visiongain said Monday the market will be worth $22.32 …

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