Posts from GovConWire for 05/05/2015

Harris Completes Tests on NOAA’s GOES-R Ground Segment; Romy Olaisen Comments

Harris Corp. has completed testing and verification of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series ground segment ahead of the satellite’s delivery to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
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Report: Democrats Resist GOP’s Budgeting Approach

House and Senate Democrat lawmakers are demanding changes to Republican-crafted appropriations bills that would boost defense budget and reduce domestic spending, Defense One reportedMonday. Alex Brown writes Sen…
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Raytheon to Build Additional Guided Missiles for US Navy

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $559,206,957 contract with the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional guided missiles for the U.S. Navy. The company will build 44 Standard Missile-3 Block IB all-up rounds and design the third stage rocket motor, Raytheon said Monday
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Gen. John Hyten: US Must Prepare for Anti-Satellite Threats

The U.S. Air Force Space Command aims to develop new defensive and offensive methods to counter space warfare systems that could threaten U.S.’ military satellite operations, Defense Systems reported Friday
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May 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Rebound as Europe, China Gains Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the second consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 0.263 to close at 74.324. Gains in European and Chinese markets helped U.S. stocks to a second straight day of gains and eight out of 10 sectors in the S&P 500 composite index ended the day in positive territory, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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