Army Awards 8 Spots on $3B Space, Missile Defense Tech R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded eight companies positions on a potential nine-year, $3.04 billion contract to support research and development of space or high-altitude and missile defense technologies.

Contractors will vie for task orders to help the Army design, build, integrate, demonstrate and provide domain-one services for hardware and software platforms under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday.

The Army Space and Missile Defense Command received eight bids for the project through an online-based solicitation and will provide funds and work locations with each order.

Awardees include:

  • BAE Systems
  • Dynetics
  • KBR’s (NYSE: KBR) Kbrwyle Technology Solutions business
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)
  • QWK Integrated Solutions
  • Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)
  • Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC)
  • Teledyne’s (NYSE: TDY) Brown Engineering subsidiary

The Pentagon expects contractors to finish contract work by Feb. 8, 2026.

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