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Leonardo’s DRS Subsidiary to Lead New Air Force Trainer Contract Pursuit Team

Italy-based defense and aerospace conglomerate Leonardo has designated its U.S. subsidiary DRS as prime contractor for an industry team that will bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X fighter pilot trainer contract. DRS said Wednesday it will collaborate with CAE USA and International Turbine Engine Company to build a ground-based training system and propulsion engines for the team’s T-100 Integrated …

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February 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower on Services Stock Declines, US Stocks in Narrow Range

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday on declines by services-oriented contractors as U.S. stocks traded in narrow range with financial shares the main laggards and crude oil prices again a focal point of investor attention. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio as three of its 11 S&P 500 …

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February 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Boeing Lift, US Stocks End Positive Despite PM Dip

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Tuesday with a strong performance by Boeing (NYSE: BA) the main contributor, while U.S. stocks ended slightly green despite an afternoon descent as investors eyed oil price declines. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 2-to-1 ratio as nine of its 11 S&P 500 components …

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February 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Green on Aerospace Prime Boosts, US Stocks Lower

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index notched a small advance Monday on help from large aerospace-and-defense primes as U.S. stocks held lower without a major event as a driver of trading activity in equity markets. GovCon Index gainers and decliners split even at 15-each but eight of its 11 S&P 500 components gained with seven of …

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Raytheon, Air Force Update AMRAAM Signal Processor in Push to Extend Missile Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with the U.S. Air Force to build an updated signal processor for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile in effort to extend the weapon’s production beyond 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the update is part of the Air Force’s Form …

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State Dept Clears $140M in Raytheon Missile Purchase Requests from South Korea

The State Department has given South Korea the green light to procure Raytheon-built AGM-65G-2 Maverick and AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $140 million combined. South Korea requested to purchase 89 Maverick missiles, containers and related support under a potential $70 million FMS contract, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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Northrop-BAE Team Stops Air Force T-X Trainer Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems have ended a joint pursuit of the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “The companies have decided not to submit a proposal for the T-X Trainer program, as it would not be in the best interest of the companies and their …

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February 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, US Stocks Close Green After Interest Rates Unchanged

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared its losses to close flat against a mostly positive session for U.S. stocks Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and said it sees improvement in consumer and business sentiment. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers 17-13 for a second straight session as four of its 11 S&P 500 …

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January 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat to Record Monthly Loss, Aerospace Primes Lead Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed flat Tuesday with large prime aerospace contractors the main laggards and services companies the predominant gainers as U.S. stocks also fell on continued investor uncertainty over White House policies. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers 18-12 as three of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed McKesson Corp. (NYSE: …

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Raytheon Gets Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has secured a $62.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture 312 lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II munitions and 413 single weapon containers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also provide 24 SDB …

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