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Two Lockheed-Built F-35Bs Cleared to Perform at Upcoming Air Shows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — The U.K. government has cleared two Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35B fighter jets to participate in the Farnborough International Airshow and Royal International Air Tattoo, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday the two F-35 variants used by the U.S. Marine Corps completed validation flights in order …

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UK Seeks Local Training Center for Reaper Pilots; CAE’s Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2016 — The U.K. government looks to stand up a local training center for remotely piloted aircraft such as the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper as the U.S. training facility at Holloman Air Force Base limits slots for foreign allies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday the U.S. Air Force has sought to prioritize …

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July 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Continues Post-Brexit Recovery

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.178 points to 79.718 and recorded a weekly climb of 3.216 percent as it continues to recover from the previous week’s losses following the “Brexit” referendum vote in the U.K. Friday was also the second consecutive session in which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Huntington …

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IBM, UK Defense Ministry Develop Cyber Aptitude Test Service for Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the U.K.’s defense ministry have released the Defense Cyber Aptitude Test assessment service for the military at the IBM HR Summit 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Recruiter reported Thursday DCAT works to evaluate a service member’s latent ability to work in cyber-related fields in …

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June 27 Morning Report: Raytheon Lone Gainer as GovCon Index Drops After Brexit Vote

The GovCon Index closed Friday with its worst one-day percentage decline in 2016 at 2.805 percent to 77.327 on the heels of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The referendum vote impacted financial markets worldwide, with the Index capping the week at a 1.175-percent loss while the S&P 500 composite index dropped 3.6 percent Friday …

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June 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Drops Amid Market Reaction to Upcoming ‘Brexit’ Vote

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.435-point decline to 78.356 and posted a loss of 1.97 percent for the week to record a third consecutive trading day in the negative and break the Index’s four-week streak of gains. GCI’s performance comes as the Federal Reserve indicated that the upcoming referendum vote on the U.K.’s potential …

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Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV Lands Work to Plan, Build UK Nuclear Plant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Bechtel‘s joint venture with Japan Gas Corp. and a subsidiary of Hitachi will plan and build a nuclear power plant in the U.K. under a contract from Horizon Nuclear Power, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Menter Newydd JV will build the two-reactor Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales …

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BAE Systems Awards $600M IT Outsourcing Deal to CSC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — BAE Systems has tapped Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) to provide information technology services support for the former’s operations in the U.K. and Saudi Arabia under a $600 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CSC said Tuesday the IT outsourcing deal covers contact center services, physical and virtual …

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Dell to Help UK Agency Transition to New Online Tool for Citizen Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — Dell has secured an estimated $1.2 million contract from the U.K. department for work and pensions to help decommission the Government Gateway online tool for citizen services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Government Computing reported Friday that the company will also provide hardware maintenance and software support services as …

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Deloitte: US Aerospace & Defense Exports Grew Almost 60% Over 5 Years

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — A report from Deloitte indicates that exports in the U.S. aerospace and defense sector increased by 58.9 percent over the past five years to reach $143.3 billion in 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the A&D industry in the U.S. exported the most …

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