Posts from GovConWire for 03/31/2015

Raytheon Wins $700M Space Defense Warning System Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $700 million contract to support a technology infrastructure that works to analyze and deliver early warning for U.S. space threats. Raytheon’s technical services business will help sustain the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment system for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, the Defense Department said Monday
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Joseph Ensor, Michael Hinkey to Head Northrop’s Separated Space ISR, Airborne ISR Divisions

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Joseph Ensor to lead the new space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems division and Michael Hinkey to head the new airborne ISR and targeting systems division following a business realignment…
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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program…
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Kforce to Help Defense Threat Reduction Agency Manage Budget, Finance Services

Kforce Government Solutions (Nasdaq: KFRC) has been awarded a $73 million contract to perform budget and finance support services for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The Fairfax company will provide program, accounting, defense agencies initiative sustainment activities and financial management services for DTRA organizations, the Defense Department saidMonday
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March 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, Banks and Energy Surge

The GovCon Index started the week of Easter with a gain of 1.228 percent to close at 69.854 on Monday. Energy shares and banks helped drive gains in U.S. markets Monday and traders also watched comments from China’s central bank and the Federal Reserve on their next moves to support economic growth, Bloomberg reported…
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