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Bloomberg: DoD Aircraft Deployment Delays Boost Opportunities for Maintenance Providers

A report by Bloomberg‘s government arm says the Defense Department‘s maintenance requirements could increase amid delays facing various military aircraft programs. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog post published Friday that the U.S. Air Force plans move the deployment of the Boeing-built KC-46 tanker aircraft from October …

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Bloomberg: Pentagon’s Fiscal 2017 Contract Spend Reached $331B

Bloomberg‘s government arm has analyzed the Defense Department‘s unclassified contract obligations and found that DoD awarded a total of $331 billion to contractors over the last fiscal year. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the Department of the Navy, which includes the U.S. Marine …

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Leidos Added to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender Equality Index, Roger Krone Comments

Leidos has been included in Bloomberg‘s 2018 Gender-Equality Index, which recognizes companies’ efforts to promote gender equality. The inaugural index evaluated companies’ statistics, employee policies, community engagement and gender-conscious offerings, Leidos said Wednesday. The 2018 GEI lists firms that scored at or above the global threshold set by Bloomberg to reflect …

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Oracle Nears Deal to Acquire Micros Systems

Oracle Corp. is close to making a deal with Micros Systems, Inc. to buy the company for $5 billion, Bloomberg reported Monday. Alex Sherman and Dina Bass write that Larry Ellison, Oracle CEO, is in talks with restaurant and hotel software provider, Micros systems about acquiring them in hopes of spurring …

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Military Photo Op Buzzes Statue of Liberty

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was reported to be “furious” about a recent photo op taken by the Military in New York City. The New York Daily news reported that a Presidential planes, followed closely by and F-16 buzzed the Lady of Liberty and gave many New Yorkers a scare. The …

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