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NASA Chooses 11 for $400M Langley Center Research Support IDIQ

Eleven companies have been awarded positions on a potential five-year, $400 million contract to help build new aerospace systems at a NASA research facility in Virginia. NASA said Thursday contractors will compete to perform technology basic and applied research, development, analysis, integration and demonstration services for Langley Research Center. Work …

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September 10 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Ride Oil Bounce to Modest Gain

The GovCon Index recorded a modest gain in Thursday’s trading session at 0.204 points up to 72.278. CNBC reported crude oil rose $1.77 — or 4.01 percent — to $45.92 a barrel in New York a day after the commodity fell 3.9 percent and maintained its gains despite a report that showed weekly inventory beat the consensus …

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September 3 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks in Narrow Range as Traders Await Data

The GovCon Index closed at a gain of 0.156 points to 71.953 Thursday as U.S. markets also ended the session in narrow range ahead of Friday’s employment report for August. Economists polled by the Wall Street Journal expect the Labor Department to report nonfarm businesses added 220, 000 jobs in November and …

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Rick Schmidt Named Rockwell Collins M&A VP; Jeff MacLauchlan Comments

Rick Schmidt, formerly senior director of mergers and acquisitions at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), has been promoted to VP of M&A at the Iowa-based avionics technology maker. Schmidt helped the company carry out its acquisition of ARINC in 2013 in the senior director role and has worked on other strategy development and acquisition initiatives at Rockwell …

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Navy Picks ViaSat, Data Link Solutions for MIDS-LVT Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts worth a total of $880.8 million to ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) and Data Link Solutions for the production and maintenance of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Low Volume Terminal. The Defense Department said Friday ViaSat will provide support under a $514.3 million contract while Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE …

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Decline as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index reflected across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Wednesday to record a decline of 0.493 points and close at 76.755. U.S. stocks recovered some losses incurred during the morning session after the Federal Reserve released its July meeting minutes that said economic conditions to precede an interest rate increase in September have not …

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BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Provide US, Allied Forces Advanced Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $18.3 million contract to manufacture MIDS low volume terminals for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and allied forces. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the MIDS-LVT …

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Kent Statler: Rockwell Collins Makes SATCOM Market Push Through ICG Acquisition

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has bought satellite-based data and voice communications technology firm International Communications Group for $50 million upfront plus up to $14 million in additional consideration. Kent Statler, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Rockwell’s commercial systems business, said Thursday the company plans to add ICG’s SATCOM …

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