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 meet the reentry...

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 Clearfield, Utah, and the Pentagon expects...

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 Air Force’s Minuteman...

BAE Wins $535M to Maintain Weapons Launch Facility; Erin Moseley Comments

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BAE Systems has been selected to help the U.S. Air Force maintain a weapons launch facility under a $535 million eight-and-a-half-year military contract, Reuters reported Wednesday. Patrick Rucker writes the London-based defense and aerospace firm will provide sustainment services for silo bases that protect and store intercontinental ballistic missiles and other nuclear warheads. “Our job is...

Exelis Names TASC, Northrop Vet Pamela Drew Info Systems Lead; David Melcher Comments

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Pamela Drew ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has appointed Dr. Pamela Drew president of the information systems business area, effective March 31. Mike Wilson The company said she will succeed the retiring Mike Wilson and lead an area focused on system development, networking and radio frequency communications. Drew’s team will be responsible for developing products in defense and intelligence systems,...

Northrop to Provide AF ICBM Equipment

Northrop Grumman‘s space technology business (NYSE: NOC) will provide the U.S. Air Force support equipment for the branch’s intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Defense Department said Friday. Under a $10 million cost plus incentive fee contract, the equipment is for reentry under an engineering management and development program. Work will occur in Clearfield, Utah and King Prusssia,...

Northrop Wins $165M for AF Minuteman ICBM Sustainment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $165,798,787 U.S. Air Force contract modification for sustainment support on an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Defense Department announced Friday. Work for the Minuteman III will occur at Hill Air Force Base in Utah and Colorado Springs, Colo. through Sept. 30, 2013. The company is also updating code protection on ICBMs for the Air Force under a three-year,...

Northrop Wins $108M For AF ICBM Crypto Updates; Bill Carty Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $108 million contract to update cyrptography on U.S. Air Force intercontinental ballistic missiles, the company announced Tuesday. Under the three-year contract, the company will provide updates for the second stage of the branch’s ICBM engineering and manufacturing development program. The company has worked with the Air Force for more than five decades...

Exelis, BAE, L-3 JV to Bid on Air Force Space Command Contract

ITT Exelis, (NYSE: ITT) BAE Systems, and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) have joined forces to form a new joint venture. The companies said Tuesday IBL JV, LLC will bid on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s planned launch and test range system integrated support contract LISC. The team members currently serve as incumbents on the Air Force’s previously awarded Spacelift Range System contract. IBL,...

Lockheed Martin Pens Subcontract with Northrop Grumman

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) signed a $12.5 million, one-year subcontract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for “refurbishment of reentry vehicle arming and fuzing assemblies for the U.S. Air Force’s Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system.” As part of the deal, the firm will replace components, refurbish and test the assemblies.  The subcontract includes an option...

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