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Raytheon, Navy Test SeaRAM Anti-Ship Missile Defense Aboard USS Carney

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy have completed the first live fire test on the SeaRAM anti-ship defense system aboard the USS Carney guided-missile destroyer, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the test held in Spain used a RAM Block II missile to intercept a BQM-74E target, which …

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Boeing, Raytheon, Other US Companies to Gain From US-Israel Missile Defense Funding Agreement

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) could receive approximately $100 million each in U.S. missile defense funds for Israel through their respective work on the Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 programs with Israel Aerospace Industries and Iron Dome and David’s Sling programs with Rafael, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Raytheon Missile Defense Support Modification Increases Contract Value to $1B

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $132.4 million modification from the Missile Defense Agency that raises the ceiling value of a previously awarded contract for Ballistic Missile Defense System support services to approximately $1.1 billion. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will continue to perform software maintenance, modeling and simulation, …

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FMS Program Head Joe Rixey to Headline Global Weapons Trade Discussion Forum for Potomac Officers Club

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The top uniformed officer over the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program will keynote an Aug. 3 breakfast forum hosted by Executive Mosaic’s Potomac Officers Club in Falls Church, Virginia to discuss the global arms trade’s current environment and the role of domestic industry in efforts to help defense agencies support …

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State Dept OKs $140M Sale of Raytheon Seasparrow Missiles & Services to Chile

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The State Department has approved Chile’s request to acquire $140.1 million in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)-manufactured Evolved Seasparrow Missiles and related services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Raytheon, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) will serve as principal contractors …

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Serco Inc. to Update Protection for AF Missile Warning System in Greenland; Dan Allen Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2016 — Serco Inc. will work to update the electromagnetic pulse protection of the U.S. Air Force‘s anti-missile radar system in Greenland under a $38 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will employ a design-build-install-test approach to update the protection mechanism on the Ballistic Missile Early Warnings Systems …

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Venturi to Provide Advisory, Assistance Services For BMDS Logistics Under $51M MDA Contract

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The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $51.5 million contract to Venturi for advisory and assistance services in support of logistics work for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Huntsville, Alabama-based company will develop, implement, sustain and assess logistics processes, plans and policies for BMDS under the terms of the contract, the Defense …

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Kevin Robinson: MTSI Eyes Expansion Across Several Business Lines

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2016 — Kevin Robinson, president and CEO of Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has said the company works to drive its growth strategy in the unmanned aircraft systems market through programs with government agencies and alliances with commercial partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “We are selectively pursuing expansion in …

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Lockheed, MBDA Seek German Parliamentary Approval for MEADS Deal by Year’s End

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partner MBDA hope to receive clearance from Germany’s parliament by the end of the year to proceed with the planned $4.5 billion procurement of their Medium Extended Air Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday that the German parliament …

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Harris Lands $106M AF Follow-On Award for Ground-Based Systems Support

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Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a $106 million follow-on contract option from the U.S. Air Force to provide a range of ground-based systems support services for missile warning, missile defense and space surveillance operations. The company said Wednesday the follow-on award covers depot-level maintenance, repairs, upgrade, contractor logistics support and others for six weapon systems across 12 …

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