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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $140M Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Reentry Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NYSE: NOC), Clearfield, Utah, a $140, 173, 508 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract. Northrop Grumman will design, fabricate and modify to production configuration two complete test sets for the intercontinental ballistic missile reentry field support equipment engineering, management, and development program. The sets will …

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SAIC Picks Sypris to Develop Encryption Device for AF Missile Silos

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2016 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has tapped Sypris Electronics to build an electronic encryption device to secure the U.S. Air Force‘s land-based intercontinental ballistic missile silos, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Sypris said Wednesday the subcontract includes services such as design, integration, testing, certification and maintenance of the Missile Electronic …

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Orbital ATK Receives $790M Air Force Ballistic Missile Sustainment Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $790.3 million contract to sustain the U.S. Air Force’s intercontinental ballistic missile propulsion subsystem. The company will perform engineering and program management services in order to retain the system-level performance of the ICBM propulsion subsystem following modifications, the Defense Department said Thursday. Orbital …

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Boeing to Help Air Force Sustain Ballistic Missile Guidance Tech; Peggy Morse Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $51 million contract to maintain guidance systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles. The company said Thursday it will perform sustaining engineering work on the Minuteman III ICBM guidance technology through the contract. Peggy Morse, vice president of Boeing’s directed …

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John Parker: Northrop Awarded $964M to Support USAF Ballistic Missile Subsystems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $963.5 million contract to support ground subsystems of the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. The company said Wednesday it will provide management, system analysis, engineering, technical assistance and emergency response services for the ICBM program. John Parker, …

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Northrop Wins $108M To Modify AF Ballistic Missiles

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a $108, 098, 628 contract to perform engineering design services for a U.S. Air Force ballistic missile program. The company will help the branch modify the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Upgrade II Engineering and Manufacturing Development Program. Work will occur in Huntington Beach, Calif. and …

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Lockheed Scores Nine-Figure Missile Contract from NGC

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) claimed a $106 million engineering, manufacturing and development contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to oversee development of the next-generation Reentry Field Support Equipment (RFSE) for the U.S. Air Force’s Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. “This contract represents an important modernization effort for the …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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Orbital ATK Urges Congress to Resume Commercial Satellite Launches Using ICBM Rockets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) hopes that lawmakers will lift the 20-year embargo on using rockets from retired intercontinental ballistic missiles to launch commercial satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the company has previously used engines from decommissioned ICBMs on its Minotaur rockets, which has …

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