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Defense Contractors Ask Government to Backfill DoD Money Used to Cover COVID-19 Expenses

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The CEOs of eight defense contractors wrote separate letters to the White House and the Department of Defense saying that the money sourced from DoD’s budget to help companies retain highly skilled employees during the COVID-19 pandemic should be replaced with new funds to prevent military modernization programs from being jeopardized, Reuters reported Thursday.

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Aerospace Defense Firms Launch Measures to Avoid COVID-19 Spread; Ellen Lord Quoted

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Boeing (NYSE: BA), Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell subsidiary and other aerospace defense manufacturers have increased cleaning efforts and implemented telework capabilities, social distancing and other measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and maintain operations, FlightGlobal reported Friday. Other companies that have initiated similar efforts are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Sikorsky and AeroVironment.

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United Technologies Replaces KeyW on GovConIndex, Dana Deasy Receives New Role, Massive Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

Following Jacobs Engineering Group’s (JEC) official acquisition of KeyW on June 12th, United Technologies Corp. (UTX) has replaced KeyW as a member of the GovConIndex. You can find the daily performance of the GovCon industry, the latest financial news and expert analysis on the GovConIndex right here. UTX joins the …

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Executive Mosaic Updates GovConIndex; UTC Replaces KeyW

Executive Mosaic management has updated the GovConIndex to replace KeyW as a member of the “GovCon30” with United Technologies Corp. (UTX) following the completion of Jacobs Engineering Group’s (JEC) acquisition of KeyW on June 12th. UTC joins the GovConIndex as one of 30 publicly traded GovCon firms to represent a cross-industry analysis of the overall performance of the GovCon sector.

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Textron Completes Howe & Howe Purchase; Lisa Atherton Quoted

Textron (NYSE: TXT) closed its acquisition of Waterboro, Maine-based robotic ground vehicle maker Howe & Howe Technologies on Dec. 17, Defense News reported Thursday. Textron announced its intent to buy Howe & Howe in October 2018 in a push to expand its autonomous technology offerings across land, air and maritime domains. Lisa Atherton, president and …

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Neil Albert Named ACT I President; Michael Niggel Comments

Neil Albert, formerly president and CEO of McLean, Virginia-based professional services contractor MCR, has joined Advanced Concepts and Technologies International as president. Albert will be responsible for the Arlington, Virginia-based government acquisition support services provider’s business development, growth strategy and financial performance in his new role, ACT I said Tuesday. ACT I …

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Report: Defense Companies Plan Capital Expenditures Amid Rise in DoD Contracts

Some contractors have expressed plans to increase their investments in production capacity and facilities in fiscal year 2018 and in the next few years as the Defense Department starts to ramp up contract obligations, USNI News reported Wednesday. Jason Aiken, chief financial officer at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), told analysts …

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